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JC Raulston Arboretum e-Update

August 2005

In This Issue

Getting Married? Special Celebration Coming Up?

A. E. Finley Foundation Rooftop TerraceThink how lovely your wedding, reception, or other special event would be in any one of our six beautiful gardens or if you need an inside area, consider the York Auditorium in the Ruby C. McSwain Education Center. The auditorium is also a nice place to hold meetings – large or small.

Where could you find a better location? We have atmosphere, charm, and, of course, flowers, flowers and more flowers – built-in decorations!

Whether you need to accommodate one or two-hundred, we have the place for you!

For a sneak preview, please visit our Web site.

To obtain detailed information, contact Faye Koonce at (919) 513-7457 or faye_koonce@ncsu.edu. – Faye Koonce, Facilities Coordinator

August Calendar

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture – August 4, 2005 (Thursday) – 7:30 PM – Free for members, $5.00 for non members

"China Connection" presented by David Creech, Ph.D., Director of the Stephen F. Austin State University Mast Arboretum and Professor, Department of Agriculture, Stephen F. Austin State University – China is enjoying unprecedented growth and development. Horticulture has been growing at 15 to 20% per year as an industry, faster than the economy as a whole...that growth involves new plants, partners, projects and planning...how this impacts the U.S. gardening world depends on how we interface with this new superpower on the world stage. Dave Creech will summarize some of his work in southeastern China working with plant breeders, joint ventures, and the nursery industry.

Please visit the "Calendar of Events" section on the JCRA Web site for a complete listing of our upcoming programs.


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