A great way to see what fellow professionals are doing in the field, literally. It's a tour-packed day with lots of opportunity to network and learn something new or different.
Please join us for the Fall Tour! Following are some of the highlights of the event and the new additions this year! You won't want to miss this opportunity to rejuvenate, reconnect with fellow MNLA members, and share new ideas.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 7:
GOLF: The Golf Scramble begins at 1:00 pm at Briarwood Golf Course. Enjoy an afternoon of golf at one of Billings premier golf courses. Briarwood has been recognized twice by Golf Digest as the #1 course in Montana. Create a team or play as an individual on an assigned team and join the fun. Great hole prizes and BBQ following!
CPP EXAM: The CPP Exam will begin at 2:00 pm at Sylvan Nursery at 1720 Shiloh Road. Registration is due by July 23.
NURSERY LICENSE FEE LEGISLATION UPDATE: 7:00 pm at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center. Come learn about this important pending legislation for the 2015 Legislative Session and offer your input.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 8:
· Breakfast and Tour at Midland Implement Co.
· Gainan’s Garden Center
· Rooftop Garden in Downtown Billings
· Orchard School project
· Lunch and Tour at Gardner Distributing
· St. John’s Lutheran Ministries Campus
· Scheels Sports
· Shiloh Conservation Center
· Vendor Show
· Dinner at River Ridge Landscape Co.
TRANSPORTATION: Bus transportation will be provided for the tour around Billings. Load the bus at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center at 7:30 am. Tour Maps will be available at the hotel and on the tour bus. Personal vehicles will be used for the evening festivities at River Ridge Landscape Co. in Laurel.
HOTEL: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Billings Hotel and Convention Center at 1223 Mullowney Lane in Billings. Take the King Avenue Exit off I-90. (This hotel is next door to the Holiday Inn.) Please phone 800-537-7286 or 406-248-7151 to reserve your room under the MNLA room block by July 31. The rate is $89 per night plus tax.
TO REGISTER: You may register on-line at www.plantingmontana.com by clicking on Fall Tour 2014 under Upcoming Events on the Home Page, by email at ED@plantingmontana.com, or by calling Jyl Story at 406-755-3079. Please register by July 31.
We look forward to seeing you there!