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  • Orchid Club Home | Miami | Eastern Airlines Orchid Club

    Decorate Your Life With Us! To Pause An Image, Hold Mouse Over Slide. Upcoming Meetings/Events Our Mission In 1963, the Eastern Airlines Orchid Club was formed to foster good fellowship through the common love of orchids in all their forms and varieties; to share both the knowledge and techniques of culture and the mystery and beauty of the plants and flowers. Educational Programs Community Service Learning Through Sharing Social Events Orchid Events Support American Orchid Society (AOS) Affiliate​ April Monthly Meeting - CANCELLED ​ Friday, April 16, 2021 ​ 7:30 PM Monthly meetings are held on the third Friday of the month. The meetings consist of a brief business section, guest speaker, a break to socialize and eat, orchid sharing and orchid raffle for free plants. Meetings begin at 7:30 pm and are open to members and non-members. May Monthly Meeting - CANCELLED ​ Friday, May 21, 2021 ​ 7:30 PM Monthly meetings are held on the third Friday of the month. The meetings consist of a brief business section, guest speaker, a break to socialize and eat, orchid sharing and orchid raffle for free plants. Meetings begin at 7:30 pm and are open to members and non-members. Visit EALOC On Facebook

  • EALOC Newsletters 2021 - 2023 | Miami | Eastern Airlines Orchid Club

    Newsletters 2021 - 2023 The club appreciates your interest! To view past newsletters, click on the year and month. For a online newsletter subscription, please click at the bottom of this page to send the e-mail address. free 2021 Click on the Desired Monthly Edition February January March April May June July August September October November December 2022 Click on the Desired Monthly Edition January February April March May June July August September October November December 2023 Click on the Desired Monthly Edition April March February January May June July August September October November December Free Newsletter Subscription Subscribe Your e-mail address was sent successfully!

  • EALOC Newsletters 2015 - 2017 | Miami | Eastern Airlines Orchid Club

    Newsletters 2015 - 2017 The club appreciates your interest! To view past newsletters, click on the year and month. For a online newsletter subscription, please click at the bottom of this page to send the e-mail address. free 2015 Click on the Desired Monthly Edition February January March April May June July August September October November December 2016 Click on the Desired Monthly Edition January February April March May June July August September October November December 2017 Click on the Desired Monthly Edition April March February January May June July August September October November December Free Newsletter Subscription Subscribe Your e-mail address was sent successfully!

  • EALOC Newsletters 2018 - 2020 | Miami | Eastern Airlines Orchid Club

    Newsletters 2018 - 2020 The club appreciates your interest! To view past newsletters, click on the year and month. For a online newsletter subscription, please click at the bottom of this page to send the e-mail address. free 2018 Click on the Desired Monthly Edition February January March April May June July August September October November December 2019 Click on the Desired Monthly Edition January February April March May June July August 2020 September October November December Click on the Desired Monthly Edition April March February January May June July August September October November December Free Newsletter Subscription Subscribe Your e-mail address was sent successfully!

  • EALOC Website Feedback | Miami | Eastern Airlines Orchid Club

    Let's Talk In order to continuously improve this website, your feedback is vital. Please take the time to contact the webmaster with your ideas, suggestions and thoughts that can help to create the most useful informational site. Your opinion is valued. Please!!! We need your input. Your details were sent successfully! Send

  • EALOC Newsletters 2011-2014 | Miami | Eastern Airlines Orchid Club

    Newsletters 2011 - 2014 The club appreciates your interest! To view past newsletters, click on the year and month. For a online newsletter subscription, please click at the bottom of this page to send the e-mail address. free 2011 Click on the Desired Monthly Edition July August September October November December 2012 Click on the Desired Monthly Edition February January March April May June July August September October November December 2013 Click on the Desired Monthly Edition January February April March May June July August September October November December 2014 Click on the Desired Monthly Edition April March February January May September June October July November August December Free Newsletter Subscription Subscribe Your e-mail address was sent successfully!

  • About Orchid Club | Miami | Eastern Airlines Orchid Club

    About Founded in 1963 Affiliated with the American Orchid Society In 1963, the Eastern Airlines Orchid Club was formed to foster good fellowship through the common love of orchids in all their forms and varieties; to share both the knowledge and techniques of culture and the mystery and beauty of the plants and flowers. History of the Club The above-mentioned mission statement was created by the Eastern Airlines Orchid Club which was founded in 1963. It was through the interest and hard work of O. Clyde Bramblett that the club was formed. The first meeting was held on July 21, 1963 at the IAM Union Hall at Eastern Airlines on NW 36 Street. Officers were elected for a term of one year. They were President Clyde Bramblett, Vice President Carl Gardner, Secretary Fred Stone and Treasurer Ken McCorkel. Thirty-three people signed the roster and paid their first year's dues of $1.00. The first guest speaker was Mr. Ruben Sauleda, who, at that time, had been featured in the Sunday edition of the Miami Herald because of his pollination of orchid seeds and hybridizing experiments. Later, he became Dr. Sauleda and continued his work at his former business "Ruben in Orchids" where he became well known for his hybridizing and flasking until his retirement in May 2014. Not only did the club promote education in the culture and care of orchids among hobbyists back then, but it was and continues to be very active in the community. * : Select "More History" To Learn More About The Club's Development Note Our Vision We seek knowledge through sharing and learning. Members are encouraged to bring their orchids to the monthly meetings as a means of learning through sharing. Plants are not awarded ribbons, thus, eliminating the stigma of feeling that orchids are not good enough to share. Everyone's orchids are worthy and we urge members to bring them for "show and tell". 2020 - 2021 Board and Committee Chairs Board Members President - Chris Rawls Vice President - Ralph Hernandez Treasurer - Chris Bernt Special Events - Barbara Lutz Members-at-Large - Dean and Suellen Powell, Diane Dickhut, Lou Silva, Yania Martinez and Jorge Li Past President - Danny Lutz Committee Chairs Communications - Chris Rawls Refreshments - Pat Roman and Renny Ramirez Membership - Barbara Lutz Raffle - Suellen Powell Silent Auction - Ralph Hernandez Sunshine - Diane Dickhut Zoo Project - Danny Lutz Kampong Project - Danny and Barbara Lutz Show and Tell - David Foster and Jose Gancedo AOS Representative - Diana Gonzalez Visit EALOC On Facebook

  • Orchid Club Meetings | Miami | Eastern Airlines Orchid Club

    Monthly Meeting Features The club meets in the WC 130 classroom, next to the Wertheim Conservatory at FIU on the third Friday of every month. The meetings are informal, friendly, educational, informative, interesting, and fun! Meeting attendance is a way to get to know people better, share growing tips, gain knowledge and receive free advice or help with problem plants. It is also an opportunity to acquire more orchids via the silent auction and plant raffles. Guests are always welcome. Refreshments are brought in by those members who volunteer to bring them. There is a silent auction table at each meeting, as well as a "Show and Tell" table where members bring in their beautiful flowering plants to share with the rest of the club members. At some meetings, the "Show and Tell" table is so abundant that it's like a mini orchid show. Club dues are only $15.00 a year, a real bargain!!! Guest Speaker Each month a different speaker is invited to talk to the group. These speakers are experts in many different areas relating to orchid collections and care. Silent Auction In addition to the three kinds of raffles, members have the opportunity to bid on a variety of different plants in silent auctions. Individuals furnish these plants in the hopes of being able to sell them. Door Prize Drawings In addition to the raffle, three drawings are held. One is a "members only" raffle where one wins by having the member's number drawn at random. Another drawing for a plant is for a lucky person who is a member of the American Orchid Society (AOS). The third drawing is based upon a separate ticket that is attached to the row of purchased tickets. Show and Tell Members bring in their treasured orchids to share with the group. To encourage greater member participation, ribbons are not awarded. Thus, members feel less intimidated to bring in their plants. Everyone learns through "sharing". Raffle Ticket Sales A variety of extraordinary plants are provided by the club. Raffle tickets may be bought by everyone. This is a great way to get quality plants for a nominal cost. Having fun is the end result. Refreshments On a monthly basis, members sign up to bring refreshments. Members have the chance to socialize while enjoying snacks during the break after the speaker presentation and before the "show and tell" and raffle sessions. Visit EALOC On Facebook

  • Queen of the Night's Bloom | ealoclub

    "Queen of the Night" - Pictorial Journey of Its Bloom The epiphyllum oxypetalum, or “Queen of the Night” cactus, is a that can grow to be up to 10 feet tall. This bloom’s journey of this succulent is both secretive and seductive.\ perennial It blooms during the night and the next morning it is closed, never to open again. To observe this wonder, one must be extremely vigilant. The telltale sign of its premiere performance is when, for approximately three or four days before opening, the stems of the blooms begin to turn upward. These photos are sequenced from beginning to end. The bloom fully opened around 10:00 pm and closed at sunrise. Take note of the angle of the upturning stems previous to blooming. The final morning, the stems dropped. Queen 2 Queen 11 Queen 1 1/11 Click on "Left and Right" Arrows On Sides of Each Slide to Navigate Through Frames.

  • August Orchids 2019 | Miami | Eastern Airlines Orchid Club

    Learning Through Sharing This page is dedicated to showing the plants that members brought from their personal collections to share with others at a monthly meeting. Thereby, club members learn through sharing. Each plant is presented, discussed, admired and appreciated. An added feature of this sharing activity results in members feeling closer to each other, creating an atmosphere of friendship and closeness. August 2019 Enc alatum x Enc phoenicia ‘Choco Milk’ Lou and Rene Silva Vanda [V.] Eduardo Marcellini (Vanda sanderiana x Vanda Annette Jones) Ron and Diane Rosenthal Vanda Aurawan (Vanda Eisensander x Vanda sanderiana) x Vanda [V.] tessellata Ralph Hernandez Laeliocattleya [Lc.] Maui Plum (Cattleya guttata x Cattleya Summerland Girl) David Foster Myrmecocattleya Memoria Louise Fuchs (Myrmecophila tibicinis x Cattleya bicolor) David Foster Brassoepidendrum [Bepi.] Phoenix (Brassavola nodosa x Encyclia phoenicea) Jorge Li Return to "Share and Learn" Page