Publications

PUBLICATIONS– (Note to state awards chairmen, your state’s submissions go to Vice-Chairman Carol Keefe, 446 Woodlawn Drive, Eufala, AL 36027-5011; 334-687-5120; TKeefe4779@nullaol.com)
The three page limit does not apply to publication award submissions. (Award #3 has been eliminated)

Submit entries for PUB-1 and PUB-2 in an envelope; attach one application to the outside of the envelope and place one inside the envelope. Electronic entries are acceptable. MUST be in PDF or Word format. If you wish for submitted books or CD’s to be returned, please enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope. They will be returned following the NGC Convention.

PUB-1 (formerly #12) PUBLICATIONS-A Tommy Donnan Certificate of Merit may be awarded in each category 1-4 for publications that are published at least three times per year under one-editorship or management. Notices and flyers for one-time events do not apply. Newsletters: submit only three sample issues and state number of issues per year. Printed publications or those prepared for electronic distribution are acceptable entries.(IA’s may apply for this Award) Categories:

1) Newsletter-one 8 ½ x 11” or one 8 ½ x 14” sheet of paper
2) Newsletter or Magazine of 3-12 pages
3) Newsletter, Magazine or Bulletin of 13-24 pages
4) Newsletter, Magazine or Bulletin over 24 pages

Eligibility for Categories 1-4:

A) Single member garden club-(i,ii,iii, iv)
B) Group of member clubs (councils or districts, etc.) (v)
C) State Garden Club-(i,ii,iii, iv)
D) National Affiliate (dues paid directly to NGC) (vi)
E) International Affiliate (send entry to Ursula B. de Gomez)

SCALE OF POINTS:
Presentation (as applicable) 5 points. Application includes brief description of publication, club membership. No limit on number of pages in publication.
Achievement (as applicable) 65 points- educational, informative, accuracy, clarity of subject;quality of printing, photography, and/or graphics; coverage received; general appeal; indicates that your organization is a member of National Garden Clubs, Inc.
Promotes NGC Objective/s- 15 points
Record or Documentation (as applicable) 15 points-number of copies distributed/sold, how distributed, financial information: cost of publishing, price if sold, market seen.
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PUB-2 (formerly #13) PUBLICATIONS A Tommy Donnan Certificate of Merit may be awarded in each category 1-4 for the entry judged best in each category, 1-8. Notices and flyers for one-time events are not eligible. Printed publications or those prepared for electronic distribution are acceptable entries. IA’s may apply for this award. Categories:

1) Manuals, handbooks (examples: procedural, duties of officers, awards)
2) Educational (examples: environmental, landscape, gardening, horticulture therapy)
3) Horticulture, design (examples: judging, guide to exhibiting, floral design, mechanics)
4) History
5) Membership (examples: brochure, leaflet)
6) Calendars
7) Cookbooks
8) Other

Eligibility for Categories 1-8:

A. Single member garden club-(i,ii,iii,iv)
B. Group of member clubs (councils or districts, etc.) (v)
C. State Garden Club-(i,ii,iii, iv)
D. National Affiliate (dues paid directly to NGC) (vi)
E. International Affiliate (send to Ursula B. de Gomez)

SCALE OF POINTS-(same as PUB-1)