The 2024 Banquet Speaker will be Dr. Mary Albrecht
Dr. Mary Lewnes Albrecht, Professor Emerita, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, Knoxville, received her BS in horticulture from Rutgers, and her MS and PhD from OSU.
She considers helping to lay the foundation for the UT gardens, Knoxville, as one of her most significant contributions to horticulture. After retirement, Dr. Albrecht continues her involvement with the UT Gardens, the State Botanical Garden of Tennessee, and as an Adopt-a-Spot volunteer in the Cornelia Hall Tranquility Hosta Garden, an AHS display hosta garden.
Her Topic will be: “Botanical Gardens of Tennessee with an emphasis on the Cornelia Holland Tranquillity Hosta Garden”
The 2024 Banquet will offer 3 entrees: Monterey Jack Chicken Breast, Sliced Beef Au Jus, and Roasted Vegetable Lasagna.
Meals include oven-roasted Parmesan Red Potatoes, Capri Blend Vegetables, Fruited Green Salad, Rolls/Butter, and Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake or Black Forest Cake for dessert. Coffee, Water, and Iced Tea are included at $25.00 per person.
Your guest, spouse, or significant other who isn’t attending Hosta College can join us for the banquet by selecting the additional Companion Banquet option when you are enrolling and including the additional $25.00.