The College of ACES Alumni Association invites you to join us for an ACES in Places event in Union, IL.
Share your Illini Spirit at GRO Horticulture in Union, IL. GRO Horticulture Enterprises, Inc. began in 1985 specializing in large-tree planting and transplanting. Today, 30 years later they have the largest fleet of tree-moving equipment in the Midwest. Since 1989, the nursery has grown to a total of 250 acres and now includes a wide variety of shade trees, ornamental trees and evergreens. Join us for a tour of this facility and see a tree spade transplanting demonstration, owned by Greg Oltman, B.S. '72 Horticulture. Dinner and a program will follow off-site at the Pinecrest Golf Club.
Special guests include:
We hope you will join us for an evening to network and celebrate agriculture with the College of ACES.
Date: Wednesday, May 30, 2018
5:15 PM Registration
5:45 PM Welcome
6:00 PM Tree Spade transplanting demonstration
6:30 PM Hayrack tour of the Nursery
7:00 PM Conclude and head to Pinecrest Golf Club
7:15 PM Dinner & Program
8:30 PM Conclude
GRO Horticulture Enterprises, Inc.
14440 Marengo Road
Union, IL 60180
Pinecrest Golf Club
11220 W. Algonquin Road
Huntley, IL 60142
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
We look forward to seeing you!