March 2020 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, March 17, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Meeting Place: Metropolitan Multi-Service Center at 1475 West Gray St., Houston, TX 77019
Program Speaker: Nanako Tingleaf
Program: “Ikebana”

Nanako will give a presentation on using Bromeliads in an Ikebana arrangement. Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arrangement.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Social time
  • President’s Welcome
  • Announcements and Committee Reports
  • Show and Tell
  • Short Break for Refreshments and to purchase raffle tickets
  • Guest Speaker
  • Adjournment
  • Seedling distribution – Neoregelia ‘Plever’
  • Plant Raffle

There will NOT be a member sale at this meeting.

OOPS! Ruby Adams’ garden tour will be April 25 not May 25 as published in the bulletin. Same time, same place, only the date has changed.

Next Board Meeting: Thurs., March 19, 2020 7:00 p.m.
Deadline for the April bulletin: April 4, 2020

February 2020 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, February 18, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Meeting Place: Metropolitan Multi-Service Center at 1475 West Gray St., Houston, TX 77019
Program Speaker: Jay Balchan
Program: “Orchids in Houston”

Jay will be giving an introduction to the world of orchids, species and hybrids, with a focus on those more common varieties that thrive in Houston. He will also present a deeper dive into how to take care of the Phalaenopsis orchid you bought at Kroger and how to make it rebloom year after year.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Social time
  • President’s Welcome
  • Announcements and Committee Reports
  • Show and Tell
  • Short Break for Refreshments and to purchase raffle tickets
  • Guest Speaker
  • Adjournment
  • Plant Raffle

There will NOT be a member sale at this meeting.

Next Board Meeting: Thurs., March 19, 2020 7:00 p.m.
Deadline for the March bulletin: March 4, 2020

January 2020 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, January 21, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Meeting Place: Metropolitan Multi-Service Center at 1475 West Gray St., Houston, TX 77019
Program Speaker: Mary Cinotto, Shirl Stowe, and Linda Whipkey
Program: “Bromeliad Education Program”

The program presents a review of the society’s educational display. Members will have a chance to look at the computer program and the types of information that will be presented to the public at our show in May. Come add to ideas for reaching out to the public in 2020.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Social time
  • President’s Welcome
  • Announcements and Committee Reports
  • Show and Tell
  • Short Break for Refreshments and to purchase raffle tickets
  • Guest Speaker
  • Adjournment
  • Plant Raffle

There will NOT be a member sale at this meeting.

Next Board Meeting: Thurs., January 23, 7:00 p.m.
Deadline for the February bulletin: February 4, 2020

November 2019 Announcements

Meeting Date: Tuesday, November 19, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Meeting Place: Metropolitan Multi-Service Center at 1475 West Gray St., Houston, TX 77019
Program Speaker: Andy Siekkinen
Program: Hechtias

Andy will speak on the genus Hechtia
Meeting Agenda:

  • Social time
  • President’s Welcome
  • Announcements and Committee Reports
  • Show and Tell
  • Short Break for Refreshments, plant sales, and to purchase raffle tickets
  • Guest Speaker
  • Adjournment
  • Plant Raffle

Since Andy will be selling plants, there will NOT be a member sale at this meeting.

Next Board Meeting: Thurs., November 21, 7:00 p.m.
Deadline for the November bulletin: November 5, 2019