June 5th 2014 Newsletter

We meet at the Moana Landscape and Design Center at  7:00 PM                                         1100 West Moana Lane in Reno

Members are encouraged to come 15 to 20 minutes early to have time to view the orchids for sale and inspect the raffle table.

Welcome new members in May:  Mariruse Cutillar, Sue Davis, Karen Duc, and Peg Powell.

Wear Your Name Badge:

Please pick up and wear your name tag, that helps all of us to get to know each other faster, especially our new members in 2014. All name tags will be collected and entered in a special orchid raffle.

This Month Speaker: Dean Hung of Paphiness Orchids. He specialize in fine Paphiopedilum and Phragmipediumlady slipper orchids.  As one of the most colorful and diverse orchidgenera, slipper orchids have fascinated orchid lovers for over 150 years.

Dinner with the speaker will be at 5 pm

Bistro Napa (2nd floor of the Atlantis)

 Bringing a snack for our break time also earns a free raffle ticket.

Show and Tell:  we encourage all members to bring their blooming orchids for this section of our program.

Annual July Picnic:

This year our annual picnic and auction will be on  July 19th.

The location will be at the home of Barbara Heckt in Sparks.  Directions will be prepared and sent out closer to the date of the event. This year, members will be encouraged to bring friends who might be interested in learning about orchids.

 Do you have stuff for next month’s newsletter?  If so then contact Gisela before the 20th of the prior month.  Submissions may be edited for content.                                    

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