April 23 Society Meeting
Program: Steve Frowine, Fantastic Phalaenopsis plus brown bag
May 21 Society Meeting
Program: Peter T. Lin, 12 Months of Orchids
June 18 Society Meeting
Dave Off Cattleyas
July 16 Society Picnic Tim Choltco's House
1866 Bull Creek Road, Tarentum PA 15084
August Vacation Month
Spring show dates,,,March 3/14 - 3/18 2018
If you would like to share a meal with the speaker, when possible, at a restaurant or at someone’s
home, please let me know.
If you would be willing to offer your guest room to a speaker, please let me know.
Demetria Marsh, Program Chair
RothRock State Park
Meeting are usually 3rd Sunday of the month
Location: Phipps Garden Center
1059 Shady Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
412 441 4442
Mini Class: 1:30
The Orchid Society
Election at the May meeting...The current officers that have agreed to continue for the second year.
President: Gary Van Gelder
First VP: Demetria Marsh
Second VP: Circe Curley
New Treasurer: Janet Greenberg
New Secretary: Lori McDermott
New Directors: April Arroyo and Lance Cheuvront
If any member would like to also be a part of the board let me know and I will put them on the list.
Rhyncattleanthe Afternoon Delight 'Magnetism' CCM/AOS 82 points
Awarded to Sheila Nathanson at the Spring Show.
Phrag. Acker's Lovely 'Lemonberry' HCC/AOS
Dave Miller took two of Carol Panza’s orchids to AOS judging.
Carol had both awarded Highly Commended Certificates
from the American Orchid Society.Congratulations!
As Russ Vernon of New Vision Orchids has told her, Grow
your own award. Buy a seedling. Carol is a wonderful grower
and followed his advice.Russ made the Oncidium David
Stead cross and Chuck Acker hybridized the Phrag. Ackers
The Orchid Society of Western Pennsylvania was organized in 1954 and formed to advance the propagation, horticulture and preservation of orchid species and hybrids
All are welcome to our meetings members and nonmembers.
The Orchid Society of Western Pennsylvania is a member of the American Orchid Society, the Orchid Digest Corporation and the National Capital Judging Center. We are the 2013 recipient of the American Orchid Society's Distinguished Affiliated Societies Service Award.
Oncidium David Stead HCC/AOS
2017 Show Wrap-up