> Volume 66 (March/April 1999, page 61)
ABS Convention 1999 September 1-5, 1999
We know you call it LaLa Land and a thousand suburbs
in search of a city, but if you have ever flown into our home on a
sparkling night and descended from the mountains to the Pacific you have
some idea of the size and diversity of Los Angeles. West Los Angeles and
the South Bay, including Santa Monica, Westwood, Beverly Hills, Culver
City, El Segundo, Manhattan/Hermosa/Redondo Beach, Palos Verdes, Playa del
Rey and, of course, Westchester diminish the vastness and make life most
livable and comfortable. Each section has its own charm and delights.
Why do people love L.A. and stay in L.A.? The
weather--the world's greatest. The closer you get to the Pacific the
better it gets--rarely unbearably hot and usually 200 cooler than downtown
or the Valley. And the climate is ideal for growing begonias and do we
So please join us in September (arrive on August 31
for the September 1 pre-convention tour to Lotusland) and see why we love
L.A. The tours and seminars are almost settled. The menus have been
chosen,, and we're working on a perfect weekend for you. The program for
the Saturday night banquet is worth the trip alone.
More details later on
all these subjects. We're hoping to get the
packets to you early Spring, but you don't
have to wait till then to book your flights
and rooms. We will be ready.
-ABS Convention '99
Come see Rudy Ziesenhenne's B.
growing at its best in Lotusland! Photo by Janet