SEPTEMBER 2009



Meeting: Wednesday, 23 September at 7:30 pm in the Rotunda Room at the
Veterans Memorial Hall.

Speaker: LBVBS member Tom Rozelle will present his plant travels in

Raffle: Alan Levy will supply the Raffle Table

Drinks:  Nels Christianson and Richard Fleg 

Food:  Richard Fleg, Al Palacio, and Tom Rozelle


From Denise Pidd:

                             Garden Hop

The garden hop takes place on 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 Gloria Grover:

                            Member News

Please give a big welcome to our newest member, Bonnie Darling!


From Don Misumi

                        Bill Baker Memorial

A celebration of the life of Bill Baker will be held on Oct. 17.
There will be a church service at 1:00 pm at the Sherman Oaks
Presbyterian Church, 4445 Noble Ave., Sherman Oaks.  Following the
church service, there will be a gathering of family and friends at the
Baker home at 3:30 pm.  Enter on either (address redacted) or (address
redacted), Reseda.  All are welcome.  Please direct any questions to
Laurel at (XXX)XXX-XXXX or (email address redacted).

                          Holiday Luncheon

The Holiday Luncheon will be at 12:00 pm on Saturday, December 12, at
El Torito, 3360 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica.  The cost is $10 and
includes everything except alcoholic beverages.  Please call Don at
(XXX)XXX-XXXX if you have any questions.



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.)