AUGUST 2009



Meeting: Wednesday, 26 August at 7:30 pm in the Rotunda Room at the
Veterans Memorial Hall.

Speaker: Alan Levy and Don Misumi will give an informative talk and
demo on different bromeliad genera.  This will be very interesting for
all levels of bromeliad growers, but expecially those of you who are
new to LBVBS.

Raffle: Don Misumi will supply the Raffle Table with bromeliads and

Drinks:  Jim Jaeger and Jean Yoshii

Food:  Jan Brown, Larry Ebner, and Ray Van Veen


From Denise Pidd:

                             Garden Hop

The garden hop is planned for Saturday, September 19, 2009.

There are four homes on our tour.  The directions start from our
meeting place at the Veterans Memorial Hall.

1.  9am - 9:45am  home of Beverly Clark
    (address redacted)
(directions redacted)

2.  10:00am - 10:45  home of Marsha Steinberg
    (address redacted)

(directions redacted)

3.  11:00am - 11:45pm  home of Deionne & Willie Tarver
    (address redacted)

(directions redacted)

4.  12:00pm - 1:00pm  Home of Jim Jaeger
    (address redacted)

(directions redacted)

Any questions?  Contact Denise Pidd at (email address redacted) or


From Don Misumi

                            Member news

Dutch Vandervort, a long time LBVBS member, grower, speaker, traveler,
and boat repair (electrical) guy, has bought a new house in San
Miguel, Mexico...not New Mexico...old Mexico.  He says that this is
about a 3 hour drive from Mexico City.  He should already be there and
moved in as of this writing.



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.

Emmit Willis, President
Jim Jaeger, Vice-President
Don Misumi, Treasurer
Gloria Grover, Membership
Jean Yoshii, Newsletter (Have an item for the newsletter?  Please
  email it to (email address redacted) or mail it through the post.)