Monthly Meeting 2015
February monthly meeting
will be a family day at the island home of Michael Lazzari on Monos Island
on Sunday February 22nd, 2015 to view his garden/orchids.
Members wishing to join in this family day are advised to contact Anthony
Tang Kai @ 676-8479 or Diane Huggins @632-8147.
The costs to members are $100.00 which include food, drinks and boat transport
to the Island.
Parking is available at the Island Property Owners Association which is
located in Chaguaramas (after Caribbean Fisheries Training and Development
Institute) next to the Swan Hunter facility for a fee of $20.00 payable
The boat transporting the members of the Society will leave from this
location at 9.00 am on Sunday 22nd, February 2015.
The Society regrets that children will not be accommodated at this family
There will be no show table at the family day.
Orchid Show 2015
The Society is still
awaiting confirmation of the venue for the South Orchid Show 2015
Information will be available to members in the March 2015 Newsletter.
Orchid Society Show 2015
has been received from the Barbados Orchid Society to participate in their
biennial show on March 28th and 29th , 2015. The show is being held under
the auspices of the American Orchid Society with a team of AOS judges
to judge and award prizes.
The Society will be participating by mounting a display at the show.
Members wishing to send cut flowers for the Society's display and who
are entering their flowers for judging are required to have these flowers
at the HSTT headquarters on Wednesday 26th March 2015 by 10.00 am for
inspection by Plant Quarantine and for packing.
Members can contact the following Committee Members for collection of
Anis Nail Baig @ 653-5961 (South)
Joan Hampton @ 665-9021 (Central)
Anthony Tang Kai @ 676-8479 (North)
Members are also requested to furnish a listing of the flowers that are
to be entered for judging.
in bold letters name of the orchid/flower and name of the owner)
This listing is required by the Barbados Orchid Society show committee
for registration of the orchid /flowers that will be entered for judging.
The Society would like as many flowers as possible for the display, so
do send your flowering orchids. We would like to have a grand display
and at the same time, capture some of the awards that will be awarded
by the AOS judges.
The Society has obtained a group fare from Caribbean Airlines of US $354.00
for anyone wishing to travel to Barbados for the show.
Date of departure is Thursday March 26th and returning March 29th 2015.
Members who are interested in travelling to Barbados for this show should
contact Anthony Tang Kai @676-8479 or Diane Huggins @ 632-8147
The Barbados Orchid Society has obtained room rates from the Butterfly
Hotel as follows:
(1) Superior Room double occupancy
US. $121.50 per night one king or two twin beds.
(2) Studio double occupancy US$130.50 per night one king or two twin beds.(with
Official opening of the show takes place on Friday 27th March 2015 at
6.30 pm (cost to be advised)
Dinner and awards Ceremony Saturday 28th 2015 at 7.30 pm (cost to be advised).
Further details will be advised.