Big Apple Orchid meeting/dinner

There is still space available at the Big Apple Orchid
Meeting/Dinner this Monday evening at 7 PM. Nino’s, 39 West 46th
Street, NYC. There are free shuttle buses from the MJSA show for
those of you attending. If you can join us, please let me know and
bring a check for $30 made out to me, Joel Schwalb. That will cover
the cost of the evening. All funds raised will be sent to Hanuman to
help keep Orchid alive and well. If you can’t join us please
consider sending a contribution directly to Hanuman.

Here is a list of items and the donators that have kindly been
donated to the silent auction for the Big Apple Orchid

Helen Malchow - Amber, freshwater pearl and antique carved glass bead
necklace. Opening bid - $50.00
Kate Wolf - Sterling Silver Flower Bead necklace - Opening bid - $50.00
Charles Lewton-Brain - 1 copy Cheap Thrills in the Tool Shop - Opening Bid
1 copy Hinges and Hinge Based Catches - Opening
Bid $20.00
1 copy The Jewelry Workshop Safety Report -
Opening Bid $25.00
Sterling Silver Face Ring - Opening Bid - $36.00
Diane Sadel - A larger parcel of cabochons, faceted and rough. Various
opening bids.
Several packages of silver castings, models and jewelry.
Various opening bids.
Tom Sadel - Creative Image Productions - Gift Certificate for a 30 picture
video montage set to music. A great gift for special
occasions or to promote your work.
Rich Youmans, MJSA, 2 gift certificates for subscriptions to AJM Magazine.
Leda Lee - One pair of Sterling Silver and 14K earrings. Opening bid - $40
(wholesale cost)
Jesse Kaufman, M2 Systems - Tutorial CD Rhino, “3-D Design Basics” Opening
bid $77, ($129 retail)
Tutorial CD Rhino,“3-D Design Companion for
Jewelers” Opening bid $35, ($59 retail)

So bring your check books and bid on these generous donations.

We will have three Orchidians giving brief, 15-20 minute
presentations. They are;

        Charles Lewton-Brain
        Brad Simon
        Gerald Lewy

Thank you to all of the above for their generosity in helping make
this a great evening. I look forward to seeing you on Monday
evening. Joel Joel Schwalb @Joel_Schwalb