Meeting Minutes – March 11, 2012

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

Guest at the meeting was Lorraine

New Members present were:  Diane and Ernie Gerlach, David and Willow

The Auction is April 1 -Need plants and orchid related supplies.

At 1 p.m. set up plants, auction starts at 1:30 p.m.  Blooming plants are more desirable.

A picture is helpful if not blooming.  E mail Monica what you plan on bringing whether it be plants or other.   Volunteers are needed to help with set up and clean up.  Also need some that can help during the auction.

The show with the Flower, Lawn & Garden show went really well.  They have already asked us to come next year and are looking for a corporate sponsor for our show.

The May program is Lucinda Winn to talk about Miniature Orchids

The exhibit in the OS of the Ozarks show took best in show trophy and four orchids took best in class.

Need one more volunteer to work the orchid information table at Powell Gardens March 25.

Upcoming shows:

  • Springfield is March 16-17
  • Omaha is March 24-25.
  • MAOC is Indianapolis is the weekend of  April 13.
  • AOS is in Wichita April 25 – 29.

For the Mid America Orchid Congress in October there is one speaker that is definitely coming.  Ed De Vogel of the Netherlands.  Mary Garritsen and Tom Miranda have also been invited.  Vendors have been invited.  The theme for the show is Haunting Beauty.

Orchid Society of the Ozarks has a Facebook page and Tina will work with Jami to get one set up for the OSGKC.

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