AmericanHort celebrates first birthday

January 6, 2015 -  By

AmericanHort-Logo_469Formally launched one year ago on Jan. 1, 2014 through the consolidation of the American Nursery & Landscape Association and OFA—The Association of Horticulture Professionals, AmericanHort recently celebrated its first birthday.

“On our first birthday, we continue to recognize the legacy of the founding organizations, and we are celebrating the commitment, loyalty and dedication of our volunteers, members and staff,” said Michael Geary, CAE, president and CEO of AmericanHort.

Here some highlights from the association’s first year:

“AmericanHort was founded on the vision that we can be better together,” said Mark Foertmeyer, the association’s inaugural chairman of the board of directors, and owner of Foertmeyer & Sons Greenhouse Co. 
 “I think we are growing a remarkable association for an important and global industry. I am proud of our accomplishments and there’s more to come!”

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