September 2008


                        September Meeting

Meeting: Wednesday, 24 September at 7:30 pm in the Rotunda Room at the
Veterans Memorial Hall.

Speaker: Our speaker will be Dexter Friede from GroMore Fertilizer.

Raffle: Don Misumi will supply the raffle table with orchids and

Drinks:  Shirley Wells and Jean Allaria

Food:  Shirley Wells, Jessie and Matt Fraggi, and Richard Fleg


From Jean Allaria:

                             Bus Trip

                    Saturday, October 18, 2008

Note: If you are interested in going on the bus trip, please sign up
ASAP as the South Bay Bromeliad Associates will open it up to other
clubs soon.

 8:45 -- 10:45  Bill Baker's California Gardens
11:00 -- 11:45  Richard Kaz's garden
 1:00 --  2:00  Island View Nursery
 2:10 --  3:00  Seaside Gardens
 4:00 --  4:30  Sperling's Nursery

Only $16 per person -- includes driver's tip.  Bring your own lunch.
Club will provide soft drinks and snacks.

3 convenient pickups (be about 10-15 minutes early to allow for
loading).  Bus leaves each location at:

7:30 AM   South Bay Galleria, Torrance:  Hawthorne Blvd at Artesia
          Blvd (by Macy's)
8:00 AM   Veteran's Memorial Building, Culver City: Overland Blvd at
          Culver Blvd (meet on Overland)

8:30 AM   Balboa Park, San Fernando Valley: Balboa Blvd north of
          Burbank Blvd (by tennis courts)
See or call Jean Allaria at XXX-XXX-XXXX, (address redacted) to sign
up.  Make checks payable to SBBA.


From Laurel Almerinda:

                    Garden/Nursery Job Available

Sculpture Gardens
1029 1/2 Abbot Kinney Blvd

Hours: 10am-4pm Tues - Sunday (closed Mondays)

Person must have good people and sales skills as well as a love of  

Contact Jerry at (310) 476-6618 and email Laurel (former employee)
with any questions at (email address redacted)



The La Ballona Valley Bromeliad Society meets the fourth Wednesday of
each month, January through October, in the Rotunda Room at Veterans
Memorial Hall, 4117 Overland Avenue, Culver City.

Please send any items for the newsletter to (email address redacted)

Emmit Willis, President
Jim Jaeger, Vice-President
Don Misumi, Treasurer
Gloria Grover, Membership
Jean Yoshii, Newsletter