On March 29, 2020, John Wendler, Nashville Rose Society Co-President, and Bob Bowden, NRS Rose Study Garden Manager, received the Cheekwood 2019 Century Star Award for providing more than 100 hours of volunteer service during 2019.
The award is presented to the organization with the most volunteer hours during the year. This is the second year in a row that the Nashville Rose Society has been recognized.
The Nashville Rose Society members are solely responsible for maintaining the Rose Study Garden.
Talk of the Town, on NewsChannel5 Network, filmed an episode at the Cheekwood Rose Study Garden. The show was aired on Friday, September 21, 2018, featuring the Nashville Rose Show being held at Belmont College the weekend of September 22-23.
Article from American Rose
The Magazine of the American Rose Society
Written by Cindy Worch, Past President
Photos by Katelyn Daniels
The Nashville Rose Society
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