“Christmas In July” coming to the SFVOS next month

 

The San Fernando Valley Orchid Society is pleased to announce our second annual “Christmas in July” Party which will be held on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 7:00 pm.   We will be meeting at the Sepulveda Garden Center, located at 16633 Magnolia Blvd, Encino, CA 91436.

Guests are always welcome!
sand.snowman.w.umbrellaJuly is the beginning of the new fiscal year for our Society and this year we have a lot to celebrate. We are thrilled to announce that at the July meeting we will be installing our new President, who is none other than the eminently qualified Orchid Expert and AOS Certified Judge, Arthur Pinkers. We will also be installing a new Treasurer and several additional members who have graciously volunteered to serve on our Board of Directors.

To kick the new year off properly we will be having a special event at the next meeting. It’s our second annual “Christmas in July” Potluck Dinner. Everyone had so much fun last year at this event, and we will hopefully make this an annual tradition. We will be sharing a Potluck dinner. We have some great cooks in our membership, so be prepared to have a great dinner and delicious desserts. Each member is asked to bring a dish to serve eight persons.

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We will be calling all members to take a poll of what delicious homemade creations they are planning to bring. You should receive a call soon but if, perchance, you do not receive a call, please call Millie at (805) 532-0080 to let her know what you are bringing. Please remember to bring serving utensils too. This is a low-waste event, so please bring a reusable place setting if you are able.

After dinner we plan to play a few Bingo games and then a few of our members will be bringing and showing off a few of their favorite plants. Be sure to mark your calendars, because you won’t want to miss this party. We really do have a lot to celebrate!  See you there!

 

 

 

Installation of Officers will be at the July Meeting

Please join us for the Installation of our Officers and Directors for the upcoming year on Wednesday, July 3rd at our regular meeting immediately following our Guest Speaker, Winn Winmaw’s presentation.

We will be serving Cake and Ice Cream too.

This will take the place of the Installation Banquet normally held in August.  Remember, for just this year, there will be no meeting in August.

Our normal meeting schedule will resume the first Wednesday in September.

We hope to see you all at the July meeting.

Election of New Officers & Directors

SFVOS ELECTIONS – WE NEED YOU!

There is a well known saying: “Many hands make light work”.

Please volunteer to help your society. Everyone can help in some small way. Some of the jobs can be done at home.  Some take you out on fun excursions collecting plants for the auction, writing articles for the Newsletter, contacting speakers, etc.  You will be shown how to do each activity and provided with the required materials.

The Board meetings are held from 7 to 9 pm on the last Wednesday of each month at Marcia Melcombe’s home in Northridge.  (This is exactly one week before our regular monthly meetings at the Sepulveda Garden Center)  At these meetings we plan all the upcoming activities for our society

Please step up and help your society. It is fun and rewarding. Volunteer to be an officer or on the Board of Directors.  You know you want to.