OSGKC Meeting Minutes, October 9, 2011

[The following was submitted by Holly Hall, OSGKC Secretary.] 

Thank you to Cindy Hobbs for organizing the plant sale.

The Society made $750 from the sale of Fred Bergman’s plants.

The next AOS meeting is in San Antonio October 21 – 23.

Mid America meeting is April 13 in Indianapolis.

The Mid America meeting in Milwaukee had programs by Dr. Leonid Averyanov on “New Discoveries about Vietnamese Orchids” and Dr. Joe Meisel on different orchid conservation programs through the Ceiba Foundation. 

November program will feature Dick Wells.

It will be time to sign up for the banquet.

The February show in conjunction with the Flower Lawn & Garden show has Eric Michaels and Nat’s Orchids as vendors so far.

It was proposed that we have a Fred Bergman award.  Susie Hannah and Dan Schlozman will make a proposal at the November meeting.

The nominating committee presented the slate of officers for 2012:

  • Glenn Lessenden – President
  • Mary Ann Stevenson – Vice President
  • Cindy Hobbs – Treasurer
  • Holly Hall – Secretary
  • Tony King & Brian Donovan  – At Larg

The current issue of Phalaenopsis magazine has an article by Fred Bergman.

Mike Wheeler is going to check on the possibility of doing something at the Great Mall to attract more members.


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