November 2016 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, November 15, 7:30 p.m.

Meeting Place: West Gray Multi-Service Center at 1475 West Gray St., Houston, TX 77019

Program Speaker: Dennis Cathcart

Program: “Bromeliads in the Wilderness”

Seedling of the month: Neo. ‘Puppy Love’

Meeting Agenda:

  • Greetings/Call to Order/Tropiflora Plant Sale
  • Show and Tell
  • Meeting
  • Break/Refreshments/Buy raffle tickets/plants
  • Program
  • Raffle
  • Adjourn

Next Board Meeting: Thurs., Nov 10, 7:00 p.m.

Deadline for January bulletin: Jan. 4, 2017

There will not be a member plant sale at this meeting!

Recent Honors Awarded to Gary Gallick

gary-gallick-honor On Thursday, September 1, more than 40 second-year Ph.D. students and their mentors were honored at a ceremony held in Onstead Auditorium. During the event, Gary Gallick, Ph.D., was recognized as the 2015-2016 recipient of the Paul E. Darlington Mentor Award for University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Faculty.

gary-gallick-neoregalia Gary was also honored at a BS/H meeting where Jimmy Woolsey informed him that Dennis Cathcart and Tropiflora was naming a Neoregelia after him, Neoregelia ‘Gary Gallick’. The plant is a beautiful, variegated hybrid made by Ray Coleman.