Louisiana Gourd Society

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June 2018

Hello my fellow gourd enthusiasts,

As your new president I am thrilled about the possibilities for our organization.

Although I've been a practicing horticulturist for many years, I am very new at growing gourds and even more inexperienced in doing gourd art. Nonetheless, that does not discourage me and hopefully to some new members it won't discourage you either.

We have abundant talent in our society and I am eager to capitalize on, not only as artists but also as representatives of our group. Presently my plan is to have patch gatherings monthly. Having said that, we are a state organization and monthly gatherings will likely mean traveling to the host site. And I hope this will not be a problem for anyone.

Jackie Carlisi, President

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In the News:

Cajun Patch Gathering

What: A Cute Lil Gourd Scarecrow

When: Sheila Guidry, our teacher

When: Kate Bangle's home in Mermentau, LA

Where: Tuesday October 16, beginning at 10:00 am

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