Free Public Speaker Program: "Ability Gardening"
The Civic Center, Morehead City
The Carteret County Master Gardener Volunteer Association will offer their annual free public program on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at the Civic Center on Arendell Street in Morehead City. The program on Ability Gardening will begin at 10:00 A.M. Doors will open at 9:30 for coffee and light refreshments. Heather Kelejian, Executive Director of the Ability Garden in Wilmington, NC, will present the program on accessible gardening for older adults, people with limited mobility, and all gardeners wanting more manageable gardens with less maintenance. Ms. Kelejian is a North Carolina native who has made her home in Wilmington for the last 25 years. She has a degree in English from UNC - Chapel Hill and has pursued graduate studies in Gerontology and Public Administration. Heather’s career in therapeutic gardening began at the Ability Garden as a Master Gardener Volunteer in 2004. She is a member of the Carolinas Horticultural Therapy Network, the Blue Ribbon Health and Wellness Committee, and the Canines for Service Board.
Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by January 23, 2019 to Shawn Banks, (252) 222-6352, email@example.com