LCA’s September Meeting

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

LCA at Ruppert Landscape

Join LCA for our September Meeting at Ruppert Landscape on September 12, from 4:30 pm–8:00 pm. This meeting will be a great opportunity for you to network with your peers in the community, learn something new, and have a great time in Ruppert's beautiful outdoor setting. Past Presidents Ray Gustin, Ken Thompson, Joel Hafner, and Kevin O'Neill will share insights, experiences, and lessons learned.

The meeting will feature:

  • The opportunity to explore Ruppert's nursery operation, meet some of the staff, and ask questions.
  • Time to connect with other professionals in the community.
  • Great food, refreshments, and lawn games.

Schedule of Events

4:30 pm Check in, enjoy a refreshment, and mingle.
5:00 pm Welcome from Craig Ruppert
5:15 pm Nursery tour
6:00 pm Dinner
6:30 pm LCA Past Presidents speaker panel
7:00 pm Mingle with new and old friends.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

4:30 pm–8:00 pm
23601 Laytonsville Road
Laytonsville, MD 20882

Early-bird registration deadline is September 7.

Registration Fees
Now Through Friday, September 7
LCA Members: $95
Nonmembers:  $135

Beginning Saturday, September 8
LCA Members: $145
Nonmembers:  $185

Thank You to Our Exhibitors

Exhibiting Opportunity

LCA Mini-Workshops are a great way to discuss your company’s products and services one on one with potential and current customers. Exhibit at a Mini-Workshop and receive these benefits:

  • One complimentary registration.
  • One 6' x 3' table with two chairs.
  • A listing in Groundwork magazine, LCA's bi-monthly publication.
  • A listing on the LCA website in conjunction with the Mini-Workshop, including a link to your website.
  • A listing in the LCA Gram, including a link to your website.

Exhibitor Fees
LCA Members: $250
Nonmembers: $400

For more information, click here or contact Barbara Bienkowski.

Continuing Education Units

LCA is approved for Landscape Industry Certified recertification at 1 CEU per hour of instruction attended. For more information on recertification, please visit the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) Recertification Center.


Written cancellations received prior to September 7, 2018, are subject to a 15% cancellation charge. Substitutions will be accepted. No refunds will be given after September 7, 2018. No refunds will be given due to inclement weather.