General Membership Meeting
June 19, 2018
Location: Wailuku (Velma McWayne Santos) Community Center
Plants for Fund Night provided by
Aloha Aina Orchids
Sunshine Orchids of Maui
Tropical Orchid Farm
The Maui Orchid Society's June membership meeting is called
It is dedicated to fundraising so we can continue our main objective of educating our members and the public about the orchid culture.
Thank you Andy Fulmer
for chairing the event, and to everyone who donated items and/or participated in Fund Night that made it a success.
There were items like fruits, jams, sushi and baked goods; orchid supplies including potting media from Kula Hardware, dolomite lime, net pots. flower clips, and flower pots; gift bags from Tamura's Wine & Liquor; beautiful handmade items; and plants from members' backyards.
bamboo plant holders
and pot holders
Wow! Varying sizes of virgin cork
plastic net baskets with wire hangers
This year, there were gift certificates from Marmac Ace Hardware (2), Target, and Walmart; vanilla extract; orchid painting; orchid plants; ceramic pot, pruners and fertilizer from Kula Hardware; and garden decoration from Ki-Hana Nursery.
Jeannette McKay was so happy to win the "Yellow Orchids" painting by President Bert Akitake
Maxillaria caespitifica won by Agnus Groff
Pleurothallis leptotifolia won by Sondi Lopes
The sixteen plants that were auctioned off ranged from hard to find, to awarded plants, to large mature plants. Regardless, they brought excitement to the house and lots of fierce bidding.
BIG winner of the evening,
Sandi Amaral with her
Ascda. Bartholomew Martin Motes
Anguloa orchids are nicknamed "tulip orchids"
Won by Martha Suzuki
Thank you organizers:
Exotic Orchids of Maui
Tropical Orchid Farm
for your generous
donations of plants
Thank you for your help at Fund Night:
Bert Akitake, Sandi Amaral, Monica Aursland, Jeff Bagshaw, Alene Farner, Robert Fevella, Gail Gnazzo, Jackie Harp,
Mabel Kinoshita, Jeannette McKay, Sister Eva Mesina,
Barbara Newton, Karen & Jerome Neizman, Andy Okada, Rose Payba, Jocelyn Phillip, Diana Prianto,
Maryetta Sciuto, Vicki Shortell, Julie Shiotsugu, Kathy Stout,
Jill Sullivan, Rosy Tavares, and Paula Wright
(we apologize if we inadvetently forgot someone,
if so, email us to add-on at firstname.lastname@example.org)