LA BALLONA VALLEY BROMELIAD SOCIETY NEWSLETTER

                          JANUARY 2009

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                           Meeting


Meeting: Wednesday, 28 January at 7:30 pm in the Rotunda Room at the
Veterans Memorial Hall.

Speaker: Ivan Snyder from the Los Angeles Carnivorous Plant Society
will talk about carnivorous plants.

Raffle:  Ray Van Veen will supply the raffle table.

Drinks:  Denise Pidd

Food:  Jean Allaria, Eva Szalontai, and Denise Pidd


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From Gloria Glover:


                     2009 LBVBS Membership


$5 Membership dues for 2009 are due.  Gloria will be collecting dues
at the January meeting or you can send a check made payable to:

     LBVBS
     c/o Gloria Grover
     (address redacted)


                         Amazon Trips 
 

Lorraine Kaminsky Martins will be hosting three trips this year to the
Amazon.
 
MARGARET MEE´S CENTENNIAL AMAZON TRIP - (17th trip)  May 18 - 24, 2009
 
DULCE NASCIMENTO´S ELEVENTH BOTANICAL ILLUSTRATION  May 25 - 3l, 2009
 
ECO TOUR WITH RIVER SNORKELING - AN AMAZŐNIAN ADVENTURE  July 20 -
August 2, 2009
  
For more information please contact:  
Lorraine Kaminsky Martins
Rua Joseph Bloch, 49, Apto.C0-2 - Copacabana
Rio de Janeiro, R.J., Brasil 22031-040
Tel./Fax: (55-21) 2257-1510
E-mail: lorraine13@terra.com.br


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From Denise Pidd:


                   Refreshment Sign-up List


For those of you who signed up to bring in refreshments in January: I
apologize, but I've lost the list so people have volunteered to
replace you.  I will bring another list to the meeting. Hope this
doesn't cause anyone any inconvenience.  Thanks, Denise


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                        Administrivia

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