Meeting Notice for January 2005
will be held at 10.00 a.m. on Sunday January 15th, 2006 at the residence
of Mr. and Mrs. Kirpalani of 30, Pinehurst Drive, Fairways, Maraval. This
meeting will feature the usual Show Bench, so we expect members to bring out
their flowering Orchids, a prize will be given to the first member registering
an Oncidium lanceanum. There will be a lecture giving cultural tips on orchid
grouth and a presentation from the Caribbean Forest Conservation Association
on the environmental value of forests and their preservation.
Society Representative Sharon Laurent presents William Aguiton with copies
of the American Orchid Society publications Orchids September 2005 and the
Awards Quarterly July 2005. Photographs from the 2004 TTOS Show taken by
Mr Aquiton were published in these volumes.
February Monthly Meeting will be held on Sunday February 19th,
2006, at 10.00 a.m. at St. Xavier's Primary School in St. Joseph. At this
meeting there will be the Show Bench and a lecture on Dendrobium orchids.
from the 2005 TTOS Show.
Chief Judge Claude Hamilton
Presents Percil Nock-Boyce with an AOS Award
Judges at work, Erna Maxwel (l) and Claude Hamilton with onlooker Michael
Marshall from Barbados
AOS Judge Tim Brooks (l)presents Michael
Marshall with a TTOS Trophy
Laurent presents Chloe Paul with flower arranging trophies
Martin Motes AOS Judge presents Mrs Chancy Moll with the Cup for Best in
the Catasetum Alliance
President Dr Linda Baboolal presents Mr Curtis Lutchman with the President's
Cup for Best In Show
Our Librarian will be present at monthly meetings in his corner, and members
are requested to return all overdue books. New members please note that the
facility of the Library is available to all members and we encourage you to
utilize its services rated as one of the best Orchid Libraries in the Caribbean.