December 15, 2012
Windsor Chapter presents Awards of Distinction
Dan Garlatti accepts one of the three awards his company Garlatti Landscaping won in the Windsor Chapter Awards of Distinction from Jay Terryberry.
The Windsor Chapter honoured a number of its professional members for their outstanding work with its annual Awards of Distinction.

The presentation ceremony took place on Oct. 25 at Bellaire Landscape in Maidstone. Approximately 60 people, including students and employees, attended the awards ceremony and dinner.

Organizers say this year, both the number of entries and the quality were improved over previous years. The Chapter was joined by LO executive director Tony DiGiovanni. He noted, “The Chapter is doing an amazing job and the awards meeting was excellent.” The winning entries follow.
Bellaire Landscape: Water Feature - Small,  Landscape Construction - Large
Garlatti Landscaping: Landscape Construction - Small Residential, Landscape Maintenance - Commercial, Landscape Maintenance – Residential
Lakeshore Landscaping: Hardscape – Large, Landscape Construction - Large Residential  
Landscape Effects Group: Hardscape – Large (two awards), Landscape Maintenance – Residential
Top Grade Landscape and Garden Solutions: Landscape Maintenance – Commercial (two awards), Landscape Maintenance - Residential (two awards)

A special thank you went to the following sponsors: Mark and Sue Williams of Williams Nursery, who were the awards sponsor; Brian Lansue of Vehicle Venture, who sponsored the meal; Mike, Olivia and Bob Bellaire and Chris Power of Bellaire Landscape, who hosted the event; Jay Terryberry, Sandy MacDonald and John Lein, who performed the judging duties; Windsor Chapter president Nino Papa, who was the master of ceremonies; St. Clair College horticulture students and all those who submitted entries.

Nino Papa said, “We encourage every member to get involved in some way and to continue to propel our industry to new levels of professionalism. It benefits us all!”