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Next Meeting Friday, June 10th, 2016
Meeting starts at 7:30PM
San Jose City Hall
200 E Santa Clara St, San Jose
Speaker: Jeff Trimble: Cymbidium Species
The big announcement: we will be trying out a new place to meet for our June 10th meeting. We will be meeting in ....... the San Jose City Hall!!
We'll give this a trial, and if we like it, we have it reserved for the next 3 meetings.
The city hall is at 200 Santa Clara street in San Jose. I recommend getting there by taking highway 87 off of either 101 or 280 and then taking the Julian street exit towards the downtown. When you get to 4th ( or 5th ) street turn right and head towards the city hall. About halfway down the block is a city garage that spans the block between 4th and 5th that is free after 6pm. ( you still need to push the button and take a ticket but there is no charge on exiting )
We will be meeting in rooms 118 and 119. The entrance is on the 4th street side of city hall in what they call the city hall ”Wing”.
Hope to see everyone there on June 10th
Jeff started growing orchids in 1972 when his mother gave him two flowering Cymbidiums she did not want. He joined his first orchid club in 1975. By 1978 Jeff was show chairman for the Peninsula Orchid Society, a member of the Santa Clara Valley Orchid Society, and president of Malihini Orchid Society. In 1980 he was asked to be the VP and then President of the San Francisco Orchid Society. Jeff took on the task of Show Chairman of the Pacific Orchid Exposition one year and later was a co-founder of Orchids in the Park.
He is currently past president of the Cymbidium Society of America, a past president of the Gold Coast Cymbidium Growers, a CSA judge, and the judging chairman for Northern California for CSA.
Jeff grows Cymbidiums, Odotoglossums, Cattleya alliance and many species in Pacifica in an unheated greenhouse.