COLUMBUS – The Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association (ONLA) today awarded State Senator Gayle Manning (R–North Ridgeville) with the 2014 Legislator of the Year Award for her dedication to green industry issues at the Statehouse.
 
ONLA presented Manning with the award during its annual Central Environment Trade Show (CENTS) held in Columbus this week. 
 
“I am thrilled to have been able to learn about the innovate work done by Ohio’s vibrant nursery and landscaping industry over the past year,” said Manning. “This industry fosters an important component of Ohio’s vital agricultural economy.”
 
ONLA has a membership of 1,100 active companies as well as hundreds of individual and student members and affiliates.

 
 
 
  
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