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The Arizona Professional Gift Basket Association (APGBA)
Statewide Membership
Monthly Meetings: Phoenix, AZ
Initial Membership Dues: $85
Renewals: $75 Per Year
Attend your first meeting as our guest!


Northern California Gift Basket Co-op – Sacramento Area, CA
(formerly Basket Buddies of Northern California).
Meetings: Our group now meets at the Round Table Pizza on Browns Valley Road in Vacaville, CA on the first Sunday of the month from 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM. Meeting times and places are subject to change due to field trips and holidays, so it is best to call for meeting times.
Board Members: President: Sylvia Alves (707) 529-6788,
Vice President: Doris Grant of Name the Occasion in Richmond
Secretary: Sue Clabby of Sue’s Fancy Baskets in Vacaville
Treasurer: Dona Bovey of Not Just Baskets in Benicia



North Carolina Association of Professional Gift Designers
Meetings: Internet Chats twice a month, General Membership meetings in Feb and Aug of each year
Time: Internet Chats: 8-9pm on second Tuesday and fourth Wed of each month
Place: Rotating
Membership – Must have one year experience in the industry
Membership Fee: $60/year, payable quarterly or annually
Contact: Gail Abbuhl 919.736.1122 ncapgd@yahoo.com
Group formed in 2002
Board Members – are chosen every two years. Meeting minutes are taken at each meeting.

Mission: The mission of the NCAPGD is to unite those North Carolina individuals and businesses within the professional gift industry that are dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in gift selection, design and delivery. We are committed to sound and honorable business practices, the promotion of professional advancement and integrity within the gift industry, continuing education and training, and networking with fellow professionals. We also pledge to actively promote North Carolina products and support the wholesale vendors who sell them whenever possible.

Association Website: http://www.orgsites.com/nc/ncapgd


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