2013 Convention Activities
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Shows & Judging Chair Arleen Dewell leading off the judges critique of the flower show
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Paulo Castello de Costa helping with the Society’s portable PA system
Arleen reviewing the arts and crafts entries
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Arleen reviewing entries in the New Gesneriads classes
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Karyn Cichocki leading the discussion on the artistic judging
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Booklet Chair Stan Sudol photographing in the show room
Monte Watler (seated center) visiting with friends in the flower show room
Betty Tapping (left) and Murna Kosawan
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Monte Watler and Bob Counsell
First-time convention attendee Louise Cheung with her GHA award-winning entry
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Alain Chautems presenting the final lecture on Paliavana, Sinningia, and Vanhouttea
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Phyto Chairs Carolyn Conlin-Lane and Brett Flewelling helping Wanda MacNair, assisted by Sayeh Beheshti, Publicity Co-Chair

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Ben Paternoster and Nancy Kast being checked in for their phyto inspections by Carolyn Conlin-Lane and Sayeh Beheshti
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Placing final bids at the silent auction
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Saturday lunch buffet line
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Attendees at Saturday lunch and live auction
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Auction Chair Suzie Larouche with auctioneer Bill Price
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Leslie Cox assisting at the live auction
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Breakdown in the flower show room
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Robert Hall packing up his show plants
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Dee and Bob Stewart taking show plants back up to their room
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Attendees gathering in the lobby before dinner
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Our group walking from the hotel to the CN Tower for dinner
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Attendees going up the tower elevator
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View down from the outside glass elevator
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Our group enjoying dinner with a view at the CN Tower 365 Restaurant
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A view of the city, dinner, and conversation enjoyed by our group
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A view of Toronto
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A water view looking south toward Nashville, the site of next year’s convention
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Back down on the street, a view of the CN Tower looking up
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President Paul Susi thanking Local Chair Doris Brownlie for a wonderful convention
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Toronto city lights, as evening brought a close to convention