February 1 meeting speaker:

Thomas Sampliner from Cleveland,  Ohio.

Thomas will present a PowerPoint presentation on the Orchids of Western China.


Thomas is a free-lance naturalist, guide, photographer and instructor who travels the globe searching for orchids in situ.


Please visit his Facebook page: "The Bee Orchids, the genus Ophrys"


Location: Training center, Arizona State Veteran Home

4141 S. Herrera Way (formerly known as N. 3rd St.), Phoenix

 Time: 7:00 PM


All visitors are welcome!



OSA will be participating in the Annual Maricopa County March Home and Garden Show held at the University of Phoenix Stadium, 1 Cardinals Way, Glendale, AZ


Dates and hours that the event is open to the public:

Friday, March 4        10 AM 6 PM

                                                                                                   Saturday, March 5        10 AM -  6 PM

                                                                                                   Sunday,    March 6         10 AM -  5 PM


In previous years, our participation in this event has been highly successful and a lot of fun!




At the top right-hand side of the above home page, there is a link for a Discount Pass. Click on the link to receive a half price ticket via e-mail.  If you click on the Attend the Show link, you will find a link for directions to the stadium.


A food court and ATM machines will be available.


See you there!



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