2011 monthly meeting
This meeting will
be held on Sunday April 17th 2011 at 10.00 am at the Auditorium at the
San Fernando Technical Institute at the Southern end of the Solomon Hochoy
Highway in Tarouba, San Fernando. The meeting will discuss important aspects
of this show.
There will be the
usual monthly show table so do bring along your flowering orchids for
There will be a raffle
of an Orchid plan donated by Shanti and Moses Samusl. The price is two
(2) chances for $5.00
Orchid Show 2011
annual Spring Orchid Show will be held at the San Fernando Technical Institute
in San Fernando on Saturday April 30th and Sunday May 1st. 2011.
Kerry Latchman and Sharon Ramjit-Mohammed are the chairpersons for this
The theme for this show is 'ORCHIDS IN ART' and members are encouraged
to participate and exhibit to give full representation of this theme.
This Show will be open to the public from 9.00am to 6.30 pm.on both days,
and will feature exhibits within the entire auditorium comprising of small,
medium and large exhibits.
Sister Societies, Environmental Organizations and the Ministry of Agriculture
will also be staging exhibits. There will be many vendors selling orchid
plants and horticultural supplies.
The entry desk will be set up at the show hall to receive entries of Orchid
plants and cut flowers on Thursday April 28th 2011 all day until 9.00
pm.The entry classification system to be used for this show will be based
on the Monthly Show Table format. Judging of exhibits will be done on
Friday April 29th 2011from 9.00 am to 12.00 noon.
Assistance is required from members of the society for the Information
Desk and Sale of tickets at the door for both
days of the show.
Assistance is also required from members with regards to other areas of
the setting up of the show.
Members who are willing to assist can contact the Show Chairpersons Kerry
Latchman and Sharon Ramjit-Mohammed
Entry to the Show will be free to members on presentation of their Membership
Card 2010/2011. Members whose subscription is not up to date
should contact the Treasurer Gervais de Matas to have their membership
renewed. Members, who do not have their membership renewed for the current
fiscal year, will have to pay the admission fee for entry to the show.
Tickets for the show are available from the Treasurer Gervais de Matas
and other members of the Management Committee.
We are appealing to members to take as many tickets as possible to pre-sell
in order to make this Show a huge success.