Meetings 2018

Meetings are at the Douglas/Sarpy County Extension Office
8015 West Center Road, Omaha, NE, (unless otherwise noted)

Board Meetings are held at the Denny's Restauraant, Interstate-80 and 84th St., Omaha

Events are subject to change


January 10

7:00 PM, Growers Group

7:30 PM, Program - American Orchid Society Webinar: Reed-stem Epidendrums
Refreshments: Anne Vidaver & Anne Pamperl

January 24

7:00 PM board meeting

January 26 - 28, 2018

Flower Festival at St. Cecilia Cathedral (GOOS will have a display)
701 N. 40th St., Omaha, NE

February 14

7:00 PM, Growers Group

7:30 PM, Guest speaker, Dr. Dave Taylor; topic: Laelias
Refreshments: Ron Fechner

February 28

7:00 PM board meeting

March 14

7:00 PM, Growers Group

7:30 PM, Program - Annual Show Preparation
Refreshments: Mary and Tom Keast

March 24 - 25

31st Annual Orchid Show and Sale, Lauritzen Gardens

March 28

7:00 PM board meeting

April 11

7:00 PM, Growers Group

7:30 PM, Program - Guest speaker, Doug Martin, Orchid Society of Greater Kansas City; Topic: Cypripediums (hardy slipper orchids), species, hybrids, and culture
Refreshments: Larry Doll

April 25

7:00 PM board meeting

May 9

7:00 PM, Growers Group

7:30 PM, Program - Guest speaker, Eric Sauer, River Valley Orchids, OH; topic: Phragmipediums (South American slipper orchids), species, hybrids, culture
Refreshments: Carol and Dick Behrens

May 23

7:00 PM board meeting

June 13

7:00 PM, Growers Group

7:30 PM, Program - Guest speaker, Dr. Leon Glicenstein; topic: Jewel Orchids
Refreshments: TBA

June 27

7:00 PM board meeting

July Date/Location TBD

6:30 PM, Annual Picnic/Auction

July 25

7:00 PM board meeting

August 8

7:00 PM, Growers Group

7:30 PM, Program - Guest Speaker, Sam Tsui, Orchid Inn, Ltd., topic: Paphiopedilums (Asian slipper orchids), species, hybrids, culture
Refreshments: Craig Meyer

August 22

7:00 PM board meeting

September 12

7:00 PM, Growers Group

7:30 PM, Program - Annual Meeting
Refreshments: TBD

September 27

7:00 PM board meeting

October 10

7:00 PM, Growers Group

7:30 PM, Program - TBA
Refreshments: TBA

October 24

7:00 PM board meeting

November 14

7:00 PM, Growers Group

7:30 PM, Program -TBA
Refreshments: TBD

November 28

7:00 PM board meeting

December 12

Annual Holiday Party

6:00 PM appetizers 7:00 PM Dinner

Price $15, Optional Gift Exchange

December 26

7:00 PM board meeting