Holiday Design Hands-On Workshop with Kent Freeman

11/13/2012, 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM

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Reservation Line 901-636-4128


Kent Freeman, owner of J. Kent Freeman Floral Design & Gift Company in Jackson, TN, will teach techniques and design elements to complete an easy-mix green door wreath and a holiday centerpiece for breakfast or coffee table.

You’ll take home both completed pieces at the end of the workshop.

Materials will be provided, please bring your own scissors, knife, wire cutter, and pruning or floral shears.

MBG members $50/non-members $75. Call 636-4128 for reservations.

 About Kent Freeman:

Kent is the owner of J. Kent Freeman Floral Design & Gift Company in Jackson, Tennessee. J. Kent Freeman’s is a full service florist specializing in weddings and events. Kent is very proud that J. Kent Freeman Floral Design & Gift Company has been voted Jackson’s Best Floral Shop for 8 years and has received the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce’s, Pinnacle Award for the Emerging Business. Kent has participated on several design panels throughout the south, he has been a featured designer for the Memphis Botanic Garden’s Christmas Extravaganza, Monteagle Assembly Summer Lecture series and speaks regularly to garden clubs and civic groups. His floral designs have been featured in several publications such as, Enchanted Bride, I Do, Southern Bride, At Home Tennessee and CMT’s Country Weekly. Kent has had the opportunity to provide floral arrangements for several national and world leaders such as Lady Margaret Thatcher, President Mikal Gorbachov, First Lady Laura Bush, President George Bush, Sr., and General Colin Powell. Kent most recently had the opportunity to be the lead floral designer for the First Lady’s Luncheon honoring Michelle Obama. Kent is married to Sherry with whom he has two children, Patterson age 21, a junior attending Mississippi Sate University and Frances age 18, a freshman also attending Mississippi State University 


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