Hello from Hudi --a message from the president  ... 

Spring is here! . . . shows . . . 2014 membership meeting at the North Carolina Show . . . check calendar for all upcoming events . . . new officers . . . board meeting

Brenda Blackwelder won the Peoples' Choice 
Award with this entry at the 2014 Wuertz 
Gourd Festival in Casa Grande, Arizona.
Articles in the Summer issue:
  • Kid's Corner: Flower Chick
  • Gourd Crafting Contest
  • Featured Artist: Carol Newell Walter
  • Tutorial: Faux Raku Technique by Maxine and Bill Layne
  • Become a Part of History by Judi Fleming
  • Emergence Pot by Jo Lakota
  • Tutorial: Beaded Gourd Ladybug by Carol Elliott
  • Featured Chapter: Texas
  • Featured Cahpter : Idaho
  • Produce Review: Have You Hugged your Sanding Mop Today? by Bonnie Adams
  • Chapter News
  • Updates from Arizona: 2014 Gourd Artistry Award
  • Tutorial: Dragon Sound Block
  • Gourd Show: 2014 Arizona Gourd Show
  • Gourd Show: 2014 Floriad Gourd Show
  • Gourd Show: 2014 Wisconsin Gourd Festival
  • AGS Judging Column: Training and Continuing Education by Terry Noxel
  • Jim Story Award Committee News
  • New "Home-Made" Product: The PVC Gourd Scribe by Dennis McDonald
  • Summer "to DO" List by Cecile Garrison
  • Gourds Go to College by Terry Noxel"

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