President's Note, Cecile Garrison 
annual meeting April 2016 in CA . . . gourd manipulation . . . volunteers needed  

Butterfly Gourd
by Jim Lewis
Georgia Gourd Society

Articles in the Fall issue:
  • Kid's Corner: Gourd Birds by Gerry Flewharty
  • Gourd Crafting Contest
  • Featured Artist:Cheryl Trotter
  • Tutorial: How to Pick the Right Gourd
  • Classes, Teachers and Students
  • Tutorial: Making Gourd Bird Pins
  • It's All About Giving
  • Chapter News
  • Tutorial: Gourd "Sitter"
  • Gourd Show: Kentucky's  24th Annual
  • Featured Chapter: Georgia Gourd Society
  • Featured Chapter: New Mexico Gourd Society
  • Louisiana Gourd Society Stays Busy
  • Ventura County Outreach
  • California Goes to the Texas Gourd Show
  • Jim Story Award Webpage Updates
  • Growing Gourds Creates Emotional Highs and Lows
  • AGS Book Sale
  • Jim Story: A Tribute to my Friend
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