Welcome to the San Fernando Valley Bromeliad Society website.  We would like to cordially invite you to our next monthly meeting.  We meet the first Saturday of the month at the Sepulveda Garden Center. 16633 Magnolia Blvd Encino, CA  91316
  General Membership Meeting July 6. 2013
Photo Gallery
Some of our recent photos from our meetings!

2013 Membership Dues
Pay at the meeting  to:
SFVBS – Treasurer-  
Mary Chan

   TIME TO RENEW………      Yearly Membership Dues     $10.00  for a single or couple

.Saturday July 6, 2013 @ 10:00 am Sepulveda Garden Center 16633 Magnolia Blvd. Encino, California 91316
10:00 - Door Prize – for members who arrive before 10:00 / Please Sign In
10:05 -Welcome Visitors and New Members. Make announcements and Introduce Speaker
10:15 - Speaker: Nels Christianson
“2012 Travels In Argentina”
The travelogue will feature a variety of plants, mostly Bromeliads, landscapes and towns people.
Nels loves photography and really knows his subject matter. He loves plants and has a collection of more than 500 Bromeliads, cacti and succulents staged and growing in his own pottery. Traveling to Latin America more than 20 times he has become fluent in Spanish and Portuguese as well as English and a little French.
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At home in the USA he studied Political Sci., Hispanic Civilization, and Latin American Studies but studied Brazilian literature at a university in Brazil. In his spare time he also judges poetry and several of his poems about nature have been published. <>
11:00 - Refreshment Break:
Will the following members please provide refreshments this month. Steve Nelson, Shawn Newmann, Stacey Phelps, Chris Rogers, Geogia Roiz, Steve Rudolph and anyone else who has a snack they would like to share
Questions about refreshments? Call Mary K. 818-705-4728, leave a message, she will call back.
Feed The Kitty
If you don’t contribute to the refreshment table, please make a small donation to the (feed the kitty jar) on the table; this helps fund the coffee breaks.
11:15 – Business 11:30 - Show and Tell – Each member Please bring one plant. You may not have a pristine plant but you certainly have one that needs a name or is sick and you have a question. 11:45 – Mini Auction: members contribute 12:00 - Raffle: We need each member to donate
12:30 – Pick Up around your area /
Meeting is over—Drive safely <>