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Next Meeting: Thursday, May 12th, 7:30pm - 10:00pm
Contra Costa Water District Building Board Room
 1331 Concord Ave. Concord, CA

Growing Phalaenopsis    presented by  
Helen & Maynard Michel

We are pleased this month to have as our speakers, Helen & Maynard Michel. They are the former proprietors of the prestigious Phalaenopsis House, Orchids 
Orinda, which was part of the Orchid Ranch complex in Livermore, California. They are both long standing members of the Orchid Society of California and are 
accredited A.O.S. judges of the Pacific Central Judging Center, with Helen Michel as Chairperson. 
Both Maynard and Helen worked at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory as nuclear chemists and their work was instrumental in showing that the extinction of the dinosaurs was due to an asteroid impact 63 million years ago.   

Speakerís Dinner will be at 5:30 at the Sichuan Fortune House, 41 Woodsworth Ln. in Pleasant Hill. 
Everyone is welcome to attend and meet our speakers before the meeting. Call George McRae at 
(510) 233-7374 if you can join us, so that you can be included in the reservation.

Plant Table will be our annual Grab Bag provided by the DVOS board. $10 per ticket.  You are guaranteed to win a quality, blooming size orchid.  This is always a popular plant table, so get to the meeting early to purchase your ticket. 

Lc. Lake Tahoe v. coerulea 'High Sky'
Owner Ted McClellan

Blc. Sun Coast Sunspots
 Owner George McRae

Chiloschista viridiflava
Owner Liz Carlton

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