0 STRI Celebrates at Saltex 2004

STRI Celebrates at Saltex 2004

By Anne Wilson

Marquee G16

2004 marks STRI's 75th anniversary, 1929-2004. To celebrate this milestone a number of events are taking place throughout 2004, including a celebration party on the stand at SALTEX on Wednesday September 8th.

Visitors to our marquee G16, will be able to join in the fun whilst picking up information and checking out new products and special show offers.

New training programmes for 2004. STRI continues to meet the training needs of grounds staff, parks and recreation managers, local authorities and greenkeepers, with new training programmes for November 2004.

1. "Putting Science into Practice in your Grounds and Parklands"
November 10th.
2. "Putting Science into Practice on your golf Course"
A series of five specialist one day training courses - November 15th-19th.
3. "Putting Science into Practice in your Sports Surfaces"
A series of five specialist one day training courses - November 22nd-26th.

New for 2004 - Testing now available for USGA greens. Following accreditation from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA), STRI's soil laboratory is the first facility in England and only the second in Europe to provide services for testing rootzone materials specified by the USGA, in the construction of golf putting greens. Full details and costs available on the stand.

Show Specials on Selected Turfgrass Titles. Pay Linda Gallagher a visit and save money in our "show bookshop". 20% discount available on selected Turfgrass Titles purchased at the show.

Party Time celebrating "75 years" - Wednesday September 8th
An all day celebration with events happening every 75 minutes in the STRI marquee, G16, from 10.15 am.

Special Website
To coincide with the show we launch the September instalment of our new "75 Year" website. The site charts the history of STRI month by month, highlighting the events which have helped shape the future of our industry. September features 1984 to 1993 "Modern Times". Access to the new site is via our main website Home Page at www.stri.co.uk.

For further details contact:
Anne Wilson
Head of External Affairs
St Ives Estate
West Yorkshire
BD16 1AU
Tel: 01274 565131 Fax: 01274 561891 E-Mail: anne.wilson@stri.co.uk www.stri.co.uk

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