If you live in South Florida and are interested in bromeliads, you have come to the right place!
Founded in 1963, the Bromeliad Society of Broward County is a diverse group of enthusiastic gardeners who have a fascination with these amazing plants. The membership consists of folks new to gardening, people with years of experience as well as certified Master Gardeners. Our monthly meetings are generally held at 6:30 pm on the 3rd Monday of each month at:
5701 Cypress Road
Plantation, FL 33317
The objectives of this Society are:
- To serve the mutual interests of its members by consistent endeavor to increase their
knowledge concerning all aspects of the Bromeliad family.
- To promote wider public appreciation and knowledge of the Bromeliad family by participating
from time to time in public displays or other means of educational endeavors.
The guiding documents of our organization are the By-Laws and the 2015 Standing Rules which have just been revised. We have also revised our guide Bromeliads 101, Fundamental Bromeliad Care.
Here are just some of the benefits you will receive when you join our society:
At every meeting:
Guest Speakers (Dr. Terrie Burt, Dennis Cathcart, Diana Guidry, Dr. Robert T.
McMillan, Jr., Dr. William H. Kern, Jr., etc.)
Show and Tell
Access to our print collection of books about Bromeliads
Country Store for your gardening supplies
Bring a Refreshment and Name Tag drawings
Holiday Dinner with gift plant
Bi-Annual Bromeliad Auction
Rambles to various vendors and events
Monthly Newsletter, SCURF, available online
Access to special bromeliad resources at the Helen B. Hoffman Library
Information, great plants, fun, fellowship and refreshments..... Interested in joining?
Membership fees: $30 for individuals
$35 for households with more than one member
$10 for students
Please complete the Membership Form and bring it along with your check to the next meeting. We can also accept cash, Visa or Master Card.
Board of Directors Contact Information: President: Charlene "Becky" Blackwood
Vice President: Richard Sedlak
Treasurer: Gloria Chernoff
Recording Secretary: John F. Medeiros
Corresponding Secretary: Gayle Spinell-Gellers
Assistant Corresponding Secretary: Elsa Snavely
Director: Maurice Bruet
Director: Eric Petrusha
Director: Shirley Konefal
Membership: Susan Mather and Judith Lahey
Librarian: Lee Magnuson
Photographer: Eric Petrusha
Country Store: Bill David
Publicity: Molly Lesnick
Refreshments Coordinator: Harriet Abo
If you would like to contact any one of the Board members, you may write to:
Bromeliad Society of Broward County
P.O. Box 17272
Plantation, FL 33318
Questions? Comments? Your input is always greatly appreciated! Email the Webmaster for any inquiries.
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