Three members of the Red River Rose Society won prestigious awards from the American Rose Society for 2011.
Carole Mainwaring won the 2011 Gold Award in American Rose Society Newsletter competition, Electronic Division B. It is GOLD for the second year in a row for Carole.
Jerry Haynes, society president, won for his series of articles on the History of Roses.
Sue Peterson won for her article on Growing Roses using Organic Methods.
Congratulations Carole, Sue, and Jerry!
In addition, webmaster Jay Goode won Honorable Mention from editing the Collin County Rose Society's Petals & Thorns newsletter. His award was for ARS competition in the electronic division under 75 members.