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JUNE 2008 MONTHLY MEETING
This month's meeting will be held on Sunday June 22nd 2008 at 10.00 a.m. at the La Vega Estate Garden Centre in Gran Couva located in Central Trinidad. To get there you turn off the Couva Flyover on the Solomon Hochoy Highway heading east. Travel along this main road continuing in an easterly direction into Gran Couva. You will notice directional signs posted at the side of the road leading to the estate. The entrance to the estate clearly marked and is on the left side of the Gran Couva main road .
This month's meeting will be the Annual Family Day so do bring out the whole family and enjoy the beautiful landscaped outdoor surroundings of the La Vega Estate. Activities that can be enjoyed on the estate are biking, lake fishing, trail walking, meditation, sports and outdoor relaxation. Of course this visit is a wonderful opportunity to view the La Vega Estate sales area which displays a wide variety of plants from which you can choose. We are certain that you will find plants to add to your collection. Members are not allowed to bring plants for sale at this venue.
The meeting will feature the monthly show table; there will also be presentation by the La Vega Estate on plant culture and a brief follow up on the recently held Orchid Show in San Fernando Technical Institute.

FINALISING The Spring April 2008 Orchid Show
The Show Treasurer Mr. Gervais de Matas requests that members with outstanding moneys and accounts for this show settle these matters with him to finalize the accounts. He expects members to do so for the latest at the June 2008 monthly meeting.

Subscription Renewal 2008/2009
A gentle reminder to members that the Treasurer Mr. James Razack is now receiving subscriptions for membership renewal for the 2008/2009 year. Payment can be made by cheque sent to our mailbox as well by payment at the June 2008 monthly meeting. Please note that the Annual General Meeting of the Society will be held in July 2008 and all subscriptions must be paid by July 1st 2008 well prior to the AGM. The Treasurer will not be receiving subscription on the day of the AGM. Only members who are financial will be allowed to vote at the AGM.

New Members.
We wish to welcome one (1) new member to our Society
Ms Zalaika Clever of Courland Estate, Black Rock, Tobago.

DONATION TO CANCER SOCIETY

The plants offered for sale at the May 2008 meeting at the home of Mr. Alexander Gibson were donated by the Ambassador for Thailand who requested the Society to facilitate the sale of these plants to its members and remit the proceeds to the Cancer Society. We thank the Thai Ambassador for allowing our members the opportunity to purchase these mature plants.

JULY 2008 MONTHLY MEETING

The Annual General Meeting and monthly meeting will be held in July 2008. Tentative dates for this meeting will be either on Sunday 20th or Sunday 27th July 2008 at the Horticultural Society Building on Lady Chancellor Road, Port-of-Spain. This is because we are making provisions for completion of audited accounts and availability of the venue. A separate notice will be sent to you in due course.

OCTOBER 2008 ORCHID SHOW

The October 2008 show committee will be jointly chaired by Mr. Alvin Benjamin and Dianne Huggins and they are now seeking to form the show committee from among our members. Any member interested in joining this committee should contact the Secretary as early as possible. You can also contact the Show Chairpersons at the June 2008 meeting at La Vega where they propose to have their first committee meeting This committee will be finalized shortly as the period leading up to the show is fast approaching. All plans are being made for a successful show.



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