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Eastern Iowa Orchid Society

Highlights from 2013 Show

The Second Annual Eastern Iowa Orchid Show and Sale was held at Noelridge Greenhouse on Oct. 19-20, 2013. The show was co-hosted by the Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation Department and our society. 8 orchid societies from around the Mid-West and 4 vendors participated in the show, and there were a total of 21 exhibits. The show was attended by over 500 people over the weekend. Our club and its members had over 120 entries and the entire show had over 350 entries. 7 AOS awards were given in addition to the ribbon judging and special awards from our society. For a full listing of the awards see our Nov. 2013 newsletter. Enjoy the photo gallery of the show including setup, displays and selected award photos.

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Eastern Iowa Orchid Society display nears completion

Illowa Orchid Society members Dave Wujek, Roger McIntyre, Cheri Wujek, and Barb McIntyre setting up their display.

Illinois Orchid Society member Anne Kotowski puts finishing touches on their display.

Some of the many fine plants offered for sale by our vendors.

Eastern Iowa Orchid Society members Jon Lorence and Mike Hampton registering the entrees.

Display area ready for judging.

Kansas City Orchid Society display.

Anything Orchids display.

Central Iowa Orchid Society display.

Eastern Iowa Orchid Society member Kris Sigsbee’s educational display ’Flowers of Rochester Cemetary’ EEC/AOS awarded during the show.

Eastern Iowa Orchid Society member Dorothy Hampton’s orchid crafts display.

Eastern Iowa Orchid Society member Andy Coghill-Behrends orchid photography display.

Orchid display

Eastern Iowa Orchid Society’s display voted People’s Choice award for best orchid display

Photo by Nile Dusdieker

Photo by Nile Dusdieker

Photo by Nile Dusdieker

Photo by Nile Dusdieker

Photo by Nile Dusdieker

Photo by Nile Dusdieker

Photo by Nile Dusdieker

Photo by Nile Dusdieker

Photo by Nile Dusdieker

Photo by Nile Dusdieker

Photo by Nile Dusdieker

Photo by Nile Dusdieker

Photo by Nile Dusdieker

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