After a couple of month's without a regular meeting, I hope to see all at Sat. meeting at our normal location - Saturday July 5, 2014 @ 10:00 am. Gregg DeChirico will be speaking, which is always a treat! More information is in the attached Newsletter.
AGENDA 9:30 – SET UP & SOCIALIZE 10:00 - Door Prize – for members who arrive before 10:00 10:05 -Welcome Visitors and New Members. Make announcements and Introduce Speaker 10:15 –Speaker presentation:
Program title: "Brazil: bromeliads in habitat." If you need to know about evolving Andean microclimate impact on tillandsias - "air plants" that don't need soil - then Gregg DeChirico is your guy. This power point photo presentation will take you deep into Brazil to see people, places and a variety of plants. His enthusiasm for flora and fauna are evident in his presentations.
Speaker: Gregg DeChirico has grown plants of all types for over 30 years. He has a nursery, Gregg’s Greenhouse, located in the Santa Barbara area, specializing in seed-grown, rare and exotic plants. Gregg is a frequent participant and vendor at many local and regional club shows and sales. He has traveled throughout Latin America to photograph the local flora and fauna. His photography is outstanding; take a look at httpswww.flickr.comphotosu4banut. Gregg, the plant geek, is currently President of the Cactus & Succulent Society of America (CSSA). <>
11:15 - Refreshment Break and Show and Tell: Will the following members please provide refreshments this month: Joyce Schumann, Kim Thorpe, Ray Van Veen, Mike and Ana Wisnev and anyone else who has a snack they would like to share. If you can’t contribute this month don’t stay away just bring a snack next time you come.
Questions about refreshments? Call Joyce (818-705-3224) or Kathleen (818 402-6031). Leave a message - they 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.
11:30 - For Show and Tell is our educational part of the meeting – 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 12:15 - Pick Up around your area 12:30 –/ Meeting is over—Drive safely
Happy Birthday – Duke Benadom July 1, Mike Wisnev July 03, Barry Landau July 10, Georgia Roiz July 11, Gloria Friedman July 13, Wesley Bartera July 23, Ana Wisnev July 30