Orchids For Hospice

Kathleen Floryan reported a special Mother’s Day Shopping Experience to Historic City News that will benefit Community Hospice of Northeast Florida.

Our readers have been invited for an afternoon of flowering abundance this Sunday, May 3, 2009, from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Local growers and retailers will display a vast assortment of blooming orchids available for silent auction.

Prizes will be awarded for the most Unique, Exotic, Beautiful, and Rare Orchids.

Members of the St. Augustine Orchid Society will do the judging.

All proceeds from the silent auction will help benefit the Bailey Family Center for Caring Community Hospice of Northeast Florida; to be built on the Flagler Hospital campus.

Orchid donations will be accepted from retailers and independent growers through Saturday, May 2, 2009.

Individuals who wish to contribute by purchasing an orchid for auction are asked to visit or contact:

Southern Horticulture, 1690 A1A South (904)471-0440
Flower Works, 510 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd. (904)824-7806
Leonardi’s Nursery, 902 Anastasia Blvd (904)829-5909

Donations may be dropped off between 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Saturday May 2, at 3101 Harbor Drive, Camachee Island, St Augustine.

This open house event is free to the public and will feature door prizes, hor d’ourves and entertainment at 3101 Harbor Drive, Camachee Island, St Augustine.

Orchids will be on display throughout this exquisite condo designed by D’Angelo Kitchen and Bath.


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