Johanna Kitson lets us know that all the begonias
are not in California with her photo taken at the Palm Hammock Orchid
Estates in Miami.
Moreover, Convention 2000 Chair Virginia Jens is
already hard at work thinking up ways to make next year's a unique
convention. The first thing on her agenda is a POETRY CONTEST! Yes, we are
all invited to submit entries. Winners will be announced and prizes
awarded at the ABS 2000 Convention banquet, Palm Beach Shores, FL.
Below are the contest rules. Enter your poem soon! No,
even better enter five!
Poetry Contest, ABS 2000 Convention
- Deadline April 1, 2000
- 30 lines maximum per poem
- 5 poems per person maximum
- Subject matter must be begonias or about begonias
- $ 1.00 per poem entry fee
- PRIZES: $25 FIRST PLACE, $15 SECOND PLACE, $ 10
- Entries should be mailed to: Virginia Jens, 922
Upland R., West Palm Beach,
- FL 33401 with check or money order (no cash
please!) made out to ABS
- 2000 Convention.
- Judging will be provided by The Poets of the Palm