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Here I would love to share with you our travels and adventures as international mushroom consultants. MEMOIRS about husband Pieter Vedder, who was a SCIENTIFIC PIONEER in Mushroom Cultivation Education. His practical handbook is in 8 languages and is called the MUSHROOM BIBLE: https://mariettesbacktobasics.blogspot.com/2020/08/modern-mushroom-growing-2020-harvesting.html

Thursday, December 30, 2010

{December 30, 1993 U.S. flag flown over U.S. Capitol for both of us!}


We had no idea, that our Georgia Congressman, the Honorable J. Roy Rowland had a special U.S. flag flown over the U.S. Capitol for both of us, on December 30 of 1993.
This on the occasion of our U.S. Citizenship.
It was not before February 15, 1994 that we were presented with this very special flag. Due to the fact that we were still doing International Consulting and not available before that date.
Here at the Dublin Laurens County Chamber of Commerce the above certificate with the flag is being presented to us by Mr. James Vaden Hilburn.

(Sadly Mr. Hilburn died on Friday, May 4 of 2007 in a plane crash). 

We have this certificate framed and it hangs in our office; will show it to you soon!
Here we pose with the United States flag in front of the Chamber building, with Ms. Willie Paulk to the left and Pieter with me in the center and Mr. James Vaden Hilburn to the right.
YES, the Chamber building did get a new coat of paint...!
SOUTHERN CHARM!

4 comments:

  1. Mariette,
    de beste wensen voor 2011, ook voor je man!
    Nicole

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  2. Hello Mariette,
    I send you and your family my best desires of hapiness and well health.
    Happy New Year!!
    Bss
    Cecilia

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  3. How wonderfully special to have a flag raised just for you!! Definitely something to hold dear in your hearts and memories!!
    Hope you have a marvellous New Year's Eve, sending you all my very best wishes for 2013 my dear friend!
    xo

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  4. Thanks for sharing this with me. That's so special.

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