Danny Griffin, Van Buren County Extension agent, presented certificates to five members in honor of their years of service in the Van Buren County Master Gardener organization.

Those receiving awards were: Bob Berdine, 15 years; Sharon Berdine, 15 years; Steve Smith, 10 years; and Barb Kottler and Pat Burns, five years.

Anyone interested in enrolling in the November 40-hour training class to become a Master Gardener should call Griffin at 745-7117 or Eleanor Hilsenrath at 884-3884.