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ABS Convention 2005
The combined membership of the Texas Begonia Clubs
would like to extend a warm invitation to all the members of the American
Begonia Society to mark their calendars on the 18-22 May, 2005 in order to
share fellowship and the love of begonias at the American Begonia Society
Convention to be held in conjunction with the Southwest Region
Get-to-Gether on those days.
The convention will be held in Dallas, Texas at the
Embassy Suites Hotel which is only a short distance from both Love Field
and the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport. More information about transportation
from the airport to the hotel will be included in packets.
We of the Dallas Area Branch, which is the sponsor of
the 2005 Convention along with the Mae Blanton Branch membership in Fort
Worth and with the other branches in Texas are working diligently to plan
an interesting group of lectures, field trips, and fun activities for all
We are anticipating speakers from all areas of
interest in the begonia world, as well as from different areas of the
United States and abroad. Plants are being gathered for the plant sale and
we hope to have some of the more unique, unusual, and rare plants
available for people to add to their collections.
We are looking forward to seeing old and new friends
and we know that all who join us will not be diappointed. For more
information please look in packets to be distributed to members in
February 2005. And for all further questions or comments please feel
free to contact Leora Henthorne, Show Committee Chairperson, at
Look For Great Things in Dallas, Texas May 18-22,
And Please Remember to Get Your Nominations for
6 ABS Awards in to Ann Salisbury before the deadline
of March 1.