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KPB fall luncheon slated for Oct. 7

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Make your plans to attend the 13th annual Keep Pearland Beautiful Plant Thyme Fall Luncheon and native plant sale on Friday, Oct. 7, at the Pearland First United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 2314 N. Grand, Pearland, TX 77581. Tickets for the luncheon go on sale Sept. 6.

Doors open at 10:30 a.m. for silent auction and plant shopping prior to the luncheon program. The plant sale continues through the event Friday and then moves to the Pearland Farmers Market Saturday morning, Oct. 8 from 8:30 a.m. until noon. The farmer’s market is located at Zychlinski Park, 2243 Grand Blvd.

Proceeds from the luncheon and plant sale will support Keep Pearland Beautiful environmental programs and the Stella Roberts Recycling Center. Event sponsorships are now available. To become a sponsor for this event, visit mykpb.org on the web or call Andrew Miller at 281-489-2795.

“I never miss the annual fall KPB luncheon! It’s a great chance to catch up with friends in the community, shop for new varieties of native plants and the speaker is always great,” says KPB Board Member Laura Austin.

This year, the luncheon features guest speaker, gardener and writer Ann McCormick, “The Herb‘n Cowgirl.” If you enjoy cooking with herbs, organic gardening, or just love hearing a sunny perspective on life, then mark your calendar to join us. Ann has devoted her time since 1998 to writing and speaking about her favorite subject, herbs. She is a columnist for the Herb Quarterly and writes feature articles for The Dallas Morning News. Ann’s love of gardening began in her dad’s fruit orchard and mother’s flower gardens in rural California. After many years in an aerospace career, a well-planned mid-life crisis shifted her to pursue her interest in herbs. She now lives in Texas writing about and working in her herb gardens and traveling to share her love for growing and cooking with herbs.

Keep Pearland Beautiful (KPB) is a non-profit community environmental organization affiliated with Keep Texas Beautiful, Inc. and Keep America Beautiful, Inc. KPB’s mission is to empower Pearland citizens to take responsibility for their environment. For more information and to become a member, visit mykpb.org on the web. Join them in making Pearland the cleanest and most beautiful city in Texas.

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