Next meeting is Monday May 13, 2019. Doors open 6:30 pm.

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Welcome to Greater Akron Orchid Society
2019

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May 13 Meeting

Leon Glicenstein will give us a video tour of orchids in Peru

Our guest speaker is Leon Glicenstein from State College, Pennsylvania.  Leon is a world authority on orchids and orchid hybridizing and comes to us to give a travel tour of the orchids which grow in Peru.


Included in his superb photography of the local orchids, people and fauna in Peru will also be a number of slides on the history and condition of the Incan ruins of the palatial village located high in the mountains.  


Visitors are welcome.  Doors will open at 6:30 pm with the main program starting at 7:30 pm.  There is limited seating.  


Our meeting room is located in the Kiwanis Civic Center at 725 Portage Lakes Dr. in Akron, Ohio.  We will also have a show table where attendees can show off their flowering orchids.

Scenes from peru

Machu Picchu Ruins

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Beautiful stonework abounds in this historic Aztec ruins in Peru.

Machu Picchu Ruins

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An amazing overhead view of the excavated and restored ruins.

Anguloa virginalis

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Just one of the extraordinary orchids that grow in Peru.