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Join us for the 6th annual:
INTERNATIONAL PHALAENOPSIS ALLIANCE
“FOCUS ON PHALS” DAY
             Co-hosted by the North Eastern New York Orchid Society

Sunday, September 11, 2016
                               AT SAME LOCATION AS LAST YEAR !    
Voorheesville Co-Operative
     24 Martin Road
Voorheesville, NY

In conjunction with the North Eastern New York Orchid Society, IPA is pleased to present its 6th Annual Speakers’ Day, “Focus On Phals”.  This day-long event will include our keynote speaker, Dr. Yin-Tung Wang, Consultant & Adjunct Professor at Texas A&M University, sharing his vast knowledge of Phalaenopsis culture.  Joining him will be Rob Shepherd, owner & hybridizer of Sapphire Dragon Orchids who will update us on his breeding program & modern trends to achieve cerulean blue Phalaenopsis.  Carri Raven-Riemann of the orchidPhile, Past IPA President & current Regional Director, will update us on some of the cutting-edge breeding as seen at the Taiwan 2016 TIOS Show, including some exciting new directions from some of the smaller boutique hybridizers who are always thinking outside the box.

The day will also include a Q&A opportunity and a mini-auction of select plants.  The Registration Fee just covers the cost of morning refreshments and a light lunch.  We invite all orchidists, IPA members & non-members alike, to join us for this very special Speakers’ Day.  Vendors will be: Sapphire Dragon Orchids, the orchidPhile, Piping Rock Orchids and Kelley’s Korner Orchid Supplies.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE:

9:30 – 10:00 amMorning Refreshments & Sales Tables Open for Early Birds
10:00 - 10:45 amRob Sheppard:  Got the Blues?  Coeruleas to the Rescue !
10:45 - 11:30 amCarri Raven-Riemann:  Happiness Is: Exciting New Directions in Breeding
11:30 – 12:15 pmMini Auction (to raise funds for future meetings)
12:15  - 1:15 pmLunch Break & Sales Tables Open
1:15 – 2:00 pmDr. Yin-Tung Wang: Tips to Get the Best from your Phals in the Home
2:00 - 2:30 pmQ&A with the Speakers (Time permitting)
2:30 – 3:00 pmLast chance for sales

*** PLEASE NOTE: EARLY & FULLY PAID REGISTRATIONS  BY AUGUST 30th ARE REQUIRED TO ASSURE WE HAVE ENOUGH FOOD FOR EVERYONE !
Registration for NENY Orchid Society Members Only:  $ 15       Registration for NON-NENY Orchid Society Members:  $ 18

For further information contact:  
New England Regional Director: Carri Raven-Riemann  at orchidphile@optimum.net or (203) 329-7255
New York/Eastern Canada Regional Director:  Marilyn Shapiro at mlshap2@juno.com or (212) 831-3076
Mid-Atlantic: MD/ DE/ PA/ NJ Regional Directors:  Mitch Paroly at hilolip@aol.com or (215) 943-7516 &
       Les Werner at leswer@verizon.net or (410) 793-0756
                              Additional information will also be available on the IPA Website (www.phal.org)
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REGISTRATION FORM:  Must be received no later than August 30, 2016
IPA/NENY Orchid Society “Focus on Phals” for Sunday, September 11, 2016

NAME(S):  _________________________________________________________  TELEPHONE:  ___________________

ADDRESS:  ____________________________________  CITY:  _____________________  STATE:  ____  ZIP:  _______

E-MAIL:  ___________________________   HOME ORCHID SOCIETY:  ____________________________________

NENY Orchid Society Members Only:  Enclosed is my check for  _____ registration(s) at $15 each
Non-NENY Orchid Society Members:  Enclosed is my check for  _____ registration(s) at $18 each (payable to IPA)

Send form with check, Payable to IPA, to:  IPA, c/o Marilyn Shapiro, 235 East 87th Street, Apt 5L, New York, NY 10128

For Vendor Pre-Orders - Please mention "IPA Regional Pre-Order" in subject line:

      Kelly’s Korner Orchid Supplies:  www.kkorchid.com
orchidPhile: orchidphile@optimum.net – or – www.facebook.com/orchidphile
Sapphire Dragon Orchids:  www.sapphiredragonorchids.com
     Piping Rock Orchids:  www.pipingrockorchids.com

Join us for the 6th Annual:
INTERNATIONAL PHALAENOPSIS ALLIANCE
“FOCUS ON PHALS” DAY
Co-hosted by the New Hampshire Orchid Society

Saturday, September 10, 2016
Bedford Old Town Hall, 3 Meetinghouse Road, Bedford, NH

In conjunction with the monthly New Hampshire Orchid Society meeting, IPA is pleased to present its 6th Annual Speakers’ Day, “Focus On Phals”. This day-long event will include our keynote speaker, Dr. Yin-Tung Wang, Consultant & Adjunct Professor at Texas A&M University, sharing his vast knowledge of Phalaenopsis culture.  Joining him will be Rob Shepherd, owner & hybridizer of Sapphire Dragon Orchids who will update us on his breeding program & modern trends to achieve cerulean blue Phalaenopsis.  Carri Raven-Riemann of the orchidPhile, Past IPA President & current Regional Director, will update us on some of the cutting-edge breeding as seen at the Taiwan 2016 TIOS Show, including some exciting new directions from some of the smaller boutique hybridizers who are always thinking outside the box.

The day will also include reviewing the traditional New Hampshire OS show table, a roundtable discussion and a mini-auction of select plants.  The Registration Fee of $15 for NON-NHOS members covers just the cost of morning refreshments and a light lunch.  We invite all orchidists, IPA members & non-members alike, to join us for this very special Speakers’ Day.  Vendors will be: Sapphire Dragon Orchids, the orchidPhile and Kelley’s Korner Orchid Supplies.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE:

8:30 - 9:15 amMorning Refreshments & Sales Tables Open for Early Birds
9:30 - 10:15 amRob Sheppard:  Got the Blues?  Coeruleas to the Rescue !
10:30 - 11:15 amCarri Raven-Riemann:  Happiness Is: Exciting New Directions in Breeding
11:15 - 11:45 amMini Auction (to raise funds for future meetings)
11:45 - 12:45 pmLunch Break & Sales Tables Open
12:45 - 1:30 pmReview of the Show Table
1:30 - 2:15 pmDr. Yin-Tung Wang: Tips to Get the Best from your Phals in the Home
2:15 - 2:45 pmRoundtable Discussion with the Speakers (time permitting)

*** PLEASE NOTE:  EARLY NHOS REGISTRATIONS (& FULLY PAID NON-NHOS MEMBER REGISTRATIONS)
ARE REQUIRED BY AUGUST 30th TO ASSURE PLENTIFUL FOOD & CHAIRS FOR ALL  !
Both NHOS & NON-NHOS members can Register online at:  http://nhorchids.org/event-2248086

Non-NHOS members can also pay by cash/check at the door or complete & mail the Registration Form below. 

For further information contact:  
New England Regional Director: Carri Raven-Riemann at orchidphile@optimum.net or (203) 329-7255
New York/Eastern Canada Regional Director:  Marilyn Shapiro at mlshap2@juno.com or (212) 831-3076
Mid-Atlantic: MD/ DE/ PA/ NJ Regional Directors:  Mitch Paroly at hilolip@aol.com or (215) 943-7516
       Les Werner at leswer@verizon.net or (410) 793-0756
                              Additional information will also be available on the IPA website (www.phal.org)
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REGISTRATION FORM for non-NHOS members:  Must be received no later than August 30, 2016
IPA/NHOS “Focus on Phals” for Saturday, September 10, 2016

NAME(S):  _______________________________________________________  TELEPHONE:  ___________________

ADDRESS:  _________________________________  CITY:  _____________________  STATE:  ____  ZIP:  _______

E-MAIL:  _______________________   HOME ORCHID SOCIETY:  ____________________________________

Enclosed is my check for  ____  registration(s) at $15 each     Total enclosed: $ ________

If paying by mail, send this form with your check, made payable to NHOS, to:   NH Orchid Society
      PO Box 5375
                 Manchester, NH 03108

For Vendor Pre-Orders - Please mention "IPA Regional Pre-Order" in subject line:

      orchidPhile: orchidphile@optimum.net - or - www.facebook.com/orchidphile
      Sapphire Dragon Orchids:  www.sapphiredragonorchids.com
      Kelley's Korner Orchid Supplies:  www.kkorchid.com