Topic: Now That I Bought All These Orchids, What Do I Do?
Date: March 8, 2018
Alex Lamazares from OrchidMania----many of you know Alex from his participation
in our Annual Show----will be performing his magic and imparting great
bits of wisdom on the culture of, repotting of, and for caring for orchids
at our March 8 meeting. Unfortunately, Alex is in the process of rebuilding
his orchid growing facilities, which were damaged greatly by hurricane
Irma. We will do all we can to help him. We will accept monetary donations
to his charity from individual members at the March meeting.
Alex wears many hats and has many talents. In addition to his vast knowledge
of orchids, he is an avid cook, baker, and co-chair of the Pediatric
AIDS Program at the University of Miami Leonard Miller School of Medicine,
as well as serving as a professional Spanish Language Interpreter.
A number of years ago,
he was presented with an opportunity to help children affected and infected
with HIV/AIDS in our community and OrchidMania South Florida was born,
along with his interest in orchids. Thousands of orchids later, he is
constantly amazed by
what he has learned and continues to learn about them and his
enthusiasm is still going strong. Hundreds of children later, he is
unyielding in his resolve to provide a better quality of life for HIS
Please come to the March 8th meeting for a real treat!
*** Members may bring
plants to sell at the March meeting. Please see the rules for selling
on page 16 of this Newsletter.
— Jay Collins
Vice President, Programs
Safe Schools Institute
1790 NW Spanish River Blvd. • Boca Raton, FL 33433
Located in the SE corner of Military
Trail & Spanish River Blvd.
(enter from Spanish River Blvd.)
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