Members Photography Competition 2012
A new competition
for this year 2012 has been launched. Click on this link to view the Rules
and Entry Form. The Entry form may be printed for your use.
2012 Monthly Meeting.
was held on Sunday April 15th 2012 at 10.00am at the Auditorium at the
San Fernando Technical Institute at the Southern end of the Solomon Hochoy
Highway in Tarouba, San Fernando.
This meeting will discuss important aspects of the 2012 South Show.
Monthly Show Table and Monthly Plant Raffle will be as usual.
South Spring Show 2011 Report
of the South Show 2011 report will be presented by the Chairpersons Sharon
Ramjit-Mohammed and Kerry Lutchman.
Orchid Show 2011
of the Annual Orchid Show which was held in October 2011 at NAPA will
be presented at this month monthly meeting. Chairperson Joan Hampton will
give the show report.
Orchid Show 2012
Orchid Show will be held at the San Fernando Technical Institute in San
Fernando on Saturday May12th and Sunday May 13th 2012, theme for this
year's South Orchid Show "ORCHIDS -: A TRIBUTE TO MOTHERS"
Members are encouraged to participate and give their full support to the
There will be a prominent well designed single entry display area to display
exhibits from individual members and other exhibitors who are not putting
up their own display and affords a great opportunity to compete for some
of the prizes. Every member is therefore encouraged to exhibit their flowering
orchid plants and flowers at this show. The show will be open to the public
from 9.00 am to 6.30 pm on both days and will feature exhibits within
the entire auditorium.
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
An entry desk will be set up at the show hall to receive entries of orchid
plants and cut flowers on Thursday May 10th 2012 from 12.00 noon to 9.00
pm. An exception will be allowed for floral arrangements and corsages
to be received up to 9.00 am on the morning of Friday May 11th 2012 prior
to the commencement of judging.
Judging of exhibits will be done on the morning of Friday May 11th 2012.
Assistance is required from members of the Society for the Information
desk and Box Office.
Members who are willing to assist can contact the Show Chairpersons Curtis
Lutchman (h) 675-0956 or cell 768-9577 and Anis Baig (h) 653-5961 or cell
Entry to the Show will be free to members on presentation of their Membership
Card 2011/2012. 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 Secretary Diane Huggins (h)
632-8147 cell 682-9366 and other members of the Management Committee.
The Show Committee is appealing to members to take tickets to pre-sell
in order to make this show a huge success.
Tickets will be available at this month monthly meeting.
Gala Opening /Cocktail Party.
opening of this year's show "ORCHIDS! A TRIBUTE TO MOTHERS"
Will take place on Friday May 11th 2012 at 6.00 pm at the Show Hall of
the San Fernando Technical Institute at the Southern end of the Solomon
Hochoy Highway in Tarouba, San Fernando. This gala opening affords those
in attendance to preview the show in an exclusive setting prior to the
show opening to the public.
be served on both days of the show.
A brunch will be served on Sunday morning May 13th 2012
This will be a lovely opportunity for all mothers to enjoy a brunch and
then view the show.
of membership dues for the fiscal year 2012/2013 will not be accepted
on the day of the AGM.
Only financial members will be eligible to vote at the AGM
YOU AT THE APRIL2012 MONTHLY MEETING.