Arizona Gourd Society officers elected for 2003 are:



Lief Swanson (azgourds@hotmail.com) - President
Bonnie Gibson - Vice President
Carole Spiess - Secretary
Bill Wiebe - Treasurer
Jan Wiebe - Home Show director
New website: arizonagourdsociety.com
We have now formed these area Patches:
Glendale  West Valley Gourd Patch - meet the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 1:00PM. Jean Jowers sonnyj@aol.com
Phoenix  Southwest Gourd Assoc. - meet the 3rd Weds of the month at 7:00PM. Linda Evaro swag@worldnet.att.net
Prescott  Yavapai Gourd Club - meet the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00PM.  Judy Sullins sullinsjs@juno.com
Tolleson  Tolleson Patch--meet the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 2:30PM. Anne Powers amil-indian-art@juno.com
Tucson  Old Pueblo Gourd Patch - meet the 4th Tuesday of the month at 6:00PM. Phyllis Sickles maps4@earthlink.net
We are looking forward to continue our growth and add more patches. Currently we are looking at Surprise, Az. and Cottownwood/Sedona, Az. Hope to start them this year

We are working with Wuertz Farm in Casa Grande, Az. to have a festival February 20-22-2004.  The farm is expecting to have 100,000 gourds in their 2003 harvest.