Sunday, October 14, 2012


The Utah Dahlia Society Awards Banquet 
was held on October 10th at the Granger Christian Church which is the home to our 
Demonstration Garden.
We had frost in most of the Salt Lake Valley recently but luckily most of our garden was saved for this special event.
Thanks to Bill Hughes for most of the photos in this post and for his presentation of
 The National Show and Swan Island's Dahlia Festival.
Also, thanks to Megan Badger for arranging for the delicious Chinese Food, tablecloths, and the great trophies that were awarded.

 Steve LeCheminant and David Ross had time before the dinner and awards to check out the garden.
 Coral Gypsy
 Just Married

 The Williams and LeCheminants
 Spencer Mortensen, ADS representative with one of our big winners in this year's show, David Ross
Jan Litster and Elizabeth Palmer
 Dee and Elaine Davis
 Karen Crook and UDS Judge, Becky Hansen
 Dick Taylor
 Larry Stevens
 The heart and soul of the UDS, Megan Badger
 Our demonstration garden is still going strong even after some frost.  
Thanks to Mark Hurst, UDS President for heading up the volunteers who have taken care of this garden all season: Steve LeCheminant, David Ross, Dick Taylor, Megan Badger, Karen Crook, Lumpy Grayson, Sandy Burgess and Cheri Schultzke.

 Thanks again to Bill Hughes for his photos and presentation.
Best in Class winners Steve LeCheminant, Mark Hurst, Karen Crook, David Ross, and Julie and Ryan Williams.  Mark Hurst also won Best in Show.  
Not pictured is Art and Barbara Wuerth 
from Olympia, Washington.

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