OCALA CAMELLIA SOCIETY
2016 / 2017

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The Ocala Camellia Society is a local society, affiliated with the American Camellia Society& the Atlantic Coast camellia Society, whose members meet the first Thursday night of each month at 6:30 p.m., September through March, and presents an annual camellia show during January. The monthly meetings are devoted to various cultural aspects of camellias. The society meets at the Pioneer Garden Club, located at the Appleton Cultural Center Complex, 4331 East Silver Springs Boulevard (SR 40), Ocala, Florida. Annual dues are $10 for individuals, $15 for couples, and $50 for corporate sponsors.

A monthly newsletter is published prior to each meeting and is included in the price of the annual dues. We strongly urge all members to simultaneously join the American Camellia Society, and usually offer a free one-gallon camellia plant as a thank you gift. The annual Ocala Camellia Show is generally held on the fourth Saturday in January each year, and is open to the public on Saturday from 2-5 p.m. and Sunday from 1-4 p.m., at the Pioneer Garden Club, Appleton Cultural Center Complex, 4331 East Silver Springs Boulevard (SR 40), Ocala, Florida. Judging by American Camellia Society Certified Judges begins promptly at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday. Camellia plants will be on sale both days.


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Sporting_Class-2757 Ocala Camellia Society Membership Form
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Meredith_Green-2727 Ocala Camellia Society Newsletter
March 2017 Newsletter
 
Lori_Clevenger-2754 Ocala Camellia Society Newsletter - Archives
View prevuious versions of the Newsletter
 
Ocala Camellia Society Show Results - 2017

Sporting_Class-2757 Silver Springs State Park
5656 E. Silver Springs Blvd.
Ocala, Florida
Results from January 28, 2017
 

Officers/Directors- 2016-2017

Position Name Email
President Patrick Andrews patrickandrews@att.net
Vice President Jill Reed whitegables@juno.com
Secretary Marge Hendon N/A
Treasurer Laura Perdomo thepeacockcottage@gmail.com
Director Madeline Braisted mabfab@deccacable.com
Director Charlotte Bunyan 4csb09@gmail.com
Director Susan Dunn dunns@embarqmail.com
Director Ann Greenwood
Director Charles Nichols camellialady@embaeqmail.com
Director Zlata Sabo N/A
Director Bob Weidman bweidmanjr@gmail.com

Schedule of Events - 2016-2017

The Ocala Camellia Society meets on the first Thursday of each month, September through March, at 6:30 p.m., at the Community Center of the Ocala Police Department, 402 S. Pine, Ocala, Marion County, Florida. Members, friends, and interested gardeners from the general public are invited to attend. Members are encouraged to bring friends.

Date Event Time Location
Thursday, September 1, 2016 Monthly Meeting 6:30 PM Meeting Community Center of the Ocala Police Department
Thursday, October 5, 2016 Monthly Meeting 6:30 PM Meeting Community Center of the Ocala Police Department
Thursday, November 3, 2015 Monthly Meeting 6:30 PM Meeting Community Center of the Ocala Police Department
Thursday, December 1, 2016 Monthly Meeting 6:30 PM Meeting Community Center of the Ocala Police Department
Tuesday, January 5, 2017 Monthly Meeting 6:30 PM Meeting Community Center of the Ocala Police Department
Saturday, January 28, 2017 Annual Camellia Show 1:00 – 5:00 PM Silver Springs State Park Ballroom
5656 East Silver Springs Blvd
Silver Springs, FL 3448
Thursday, February 2, 2017 Monthly Meeting 6:30 PM Meeting Community Center of the Ocala Police Department
Thursday,
March 2, 2017
Monthly Meeting 6:30 PM Meeting Community Center of the Ocala Police Department

Ocala Camellia Society - Show Archives

Meredith Green-2727 Archive Show Results
Results back to 2009
 
Camellia Points of Interest
Ocala, Florida Area

Meredith Green-2727 Pioneer Garden Club - Ocala, Florida
The Pioneer Garden Club Was founded in 1927, is a long time member of the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs (FFGC).
 
Pops_Perfection-2755 Rainbow Springs State Park - Dunnellon, Florida
Archaeological evidence indicates that people have been using this spring for nearly 10,000 years. Rainbow Springs is Florida's fourth largest spring and, from the 1930s through the 1970s, was the site of a popular, privately-owned attraction.
 
Kute_Kate-2724 Silver Springs Nature Theme Park - Ocala, Florida
Surrounding the springs is a marvelous diversity of animals and nature you simply won’t find anywhere else. Come and explore the stunning beauty of Florida in its natural state.