November 2011 Monthly Meeting
meeting will be held on Sunday November 20th 2011 at the home of Sharon
Ramjit-Mohammed at 10.00am. Directions to the venue: Members coming from
the north will take the Freeport turnoff. Turn right, go under the flyover
, pass in front the Freeport Police Station, continue to St. Mary's junction
traffic lights (gas station in the front and Church on the left). Turn
left . You are now on the Southern Main Road, drive for five (5) minutes,
you will pass the Ship Building and Rudranath Capildeo Learning Resource
Centre (LRC) , to the next traffic light.(At this light there is a large
sign Infinity Electrical & Plumbing).Turn left.
You are now facing east, proceed for one mile (4 minutes). Pass the S
corner until you see a large red white and green house on the left, followed
by a pink flat house, opposite the flats is the street (Verdant Vale Avenue)
Sharon's house is the cream and blue # 11.
Members coming from the South: Take the Freeport turnoff, turn left to
pass in front of the Police Station and continue as above. If you are
having difficulties call 685-6087 or 763-1776
There will be the monthly show table so do bring along your flowering
orchids for judging.
There will be a raffle of an Orchid plant. The price is two (2) chances
Orchid Show 2011
.The just concluded Society's 54th Annual Orchid Show which took place
on the 8th and 9th of October 2011 at the National Academy of Performing
Arts "Hotel Lobby" was a huge success. Fourteen (14) awards
were given by the AOS Judges. Ten awards were given to The Trinidad &
Tobago Orchid Society and four (4) awards were given to the Barbados Orchid
Society. The AOS Trophy for the Best Display was awarded to Curtis Lutchman.
the October Orchid Show
Treasurer Gervais de Matas requests that all members with outstanding
moneys for show tickets settle these matters with him, in order for the
show accounts to be finalized.
Meeting -- Christmas Lunch 2011
The Society's annual Christmas luncheon will take place on Sunday December
11th 2011at the Caroni Bird Sanctuary Wildlife Centre at 10.00 am
To get to this venue you turn off the Uriah Butler Highway onto the Caroni
Flyover exit and proceed west onto the road leading to the Caroni Swamp
and visitors centre
The lunch promises to have all the trimmings of the traditional Christmas
menu. The cost per Christmas Lunch ticket is $120.00 per person for members
as well as guests, drinks will be provided.
Tickets will be available at the November monthly meeting at the residence
of Sharon Ramjit-Mohammed and afterwards by the Committee Members. The
Committee would welcome donations of ginger beer, Ponche de Crème
and sorrel; these can be brought to the venue on the day of the luncheon
The early start of 10.00 am is to allow judging of the show table before
lunch is served at 12.00 noon.
On behalf of the President Mr. Gopaul Chackan and the Management Committee
we take this opportunity to wish all our members and their families a
Merry Christmas and a bright and prosperous New Year 2012