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AFE Fundraising Dinner - Don't Miss It

Make plans now to attend the Endowment’s Fundraising Dinner on Wednesday, September 23 at the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass in Phoenix, Arizona. This event is once again being held at the Society of American Florists' annual convention.

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Visit AFE at OFA's 2009 Short Course

Stop by and visit the AFE booth during the OFA Short Course in Columbus in July and learn about the currently funded research projects that AFE is supporting.

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Fostering the Future of the Industry

One of AFE’s primary focuses is funding internships and scholarships for the future leaders of the industry. In an effort to give students the quality hands-on experience to go along with their classroom training, AFE is looking for possible host locations where students can perform an internship.

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Postharvest Handling: Procedures for Stock 'Vivas Blue'
New cultivars and species of cut flowers are constantly required by the floricultural industry to maintain and increase customer interest. However, growers, wholesalers, and retailers are reluctant to handle new products due to the lack of postharvest information.

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Gifts That Make Sense in a Down Economy

If you are typical, the equity in your home has declined, your brokerage account has lost part of its value, your retirement funds have eroded, and the interest on your investments has declined. Here are some gift possibilities with various kinds of property that won’t decrease your cash flow and might even increase it.

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Summer 2009
In This Issue
   AFE Fundraising Dinner - Don't Miss It
   Visit AFE at OFA's 2009 Short Course
   Fostering the Future of the Industry
   Postharvest Handling: Procedures for Stock 'Vivas Blue'
   Gifts That Make Sense in a Down Economy
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Sponsorship Opportunities!

Join other industry organizations by sponsoring the 2009 Endowment Dinner being held September 23, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona. 

All sponsors receive recognition during the Event and in the printed materials. Sponsorships available:

  • Table Hosts - $2,250 (receive up to 8 tickets to the dinner)

  • Table Sponsors - $1,250 (receive up to 4 tickets to the dinner)

  • Other Sponsorships beginning at $500

Contact AFE for more information!


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Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-838-5211
Fax: 703-838-5212
E-mail: afe@endowment.org
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