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May 2007.

The Society will be hosting its sixth Spring Orchid Show and Symposium on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27, May 2007 at the auditorium of the San-Fernando Technical Institute, located at the southern end of the Solomon Hochoy Highway, Tarouba, San-Fernando.
Show times will be 10.00 am to 6.00 pm. on both days.

In celebrating of the Society's Fiftieth Year of existence - the Golden Anniversary - we have adopted the theme 'ORCHIDS…50 NOT OUT' and taking a cue from the ICC World Cup Cricket tournament staged this year in the Caribbean.

We will have a symposium on both days where we will present an educational program of lectures and workshops on orchids to the public. Featured also will be exhibits from our sister societies, government and non-government organizations.
Orchid plants will be on sale.

Plant entry for competition will be from 3 pm on May 23 - Friday.

Ticket price is $15.00 if purchased in advance, and will entitle the purchaser to a chance on a door prize. At the door the price of entry will be $20.00

To bring the curtain down on our golden anniversary celebrations we will also be having the 'PRESIDENT'S BALL' at the show hall at 7.30 p.m. on Saturday 26th May 2007. Bookings for this event will close on Thursday May 24 2007.

Tickets are priced at $125.00. Dress will be lounge suit. Tickets are available from Tony Tang Kai, Paula Pantin, James Razack and Gopaul Chackan.

The Show Committee members are:-


Chairman - Gopaul Chackan #H 657-5682, Cell 733-3153
Secretary - Dana Pierre # Cell 620-5054
Treasurer - Gervais De Matas
Vending - Ronald Samuel #Cell 466-7718, H 652-7372 and Keshwar
Maharaj, Joan Hampton
Publicity - Kerry Latchman and Stacy Williams
Brochure - Kevin Ragbir, Alexander Gibson, Rashid Baksh
Design/Set up - Kerry Latchman, Alvin Benjamin
Lighting - Ronald Seecharan
Information/
Gate - Leela Ali
Symposium - Stacy Williams

We call on all of our members to participate in these events by entering whatever orchids you have in bloom and to volunteer your help in the various activities that will go to make these events a grand success. You may contact and of the members of the show committee for any further information you may require. We will keep you updated as the event dates draw closer.


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