Announcing Death of Society President
Mary Brent Wehrli, charter member and long time president of the Desert Horticultural Society of the Coachella Valley, died Saturday, June 4. Co-founder and president emeritus Paul Ortega will act as interim president until annual elections are held in January. Look shortly for a memorial tribute in a special issue of The Chuparosa newsletter.
DHSCV is setting up scholarship fund to honor Mary Brent. If you would like to contribute please go to the Donate page and note in the comments of the donation that it is for the Mary Brent Wehrli scholarship.
Chapter Newsletter, June/July 2016
2015 Vintage Associates/DHSCV Scholarships Awarded at Desert Community Garden Day
Jeff Place, professor of turfgrass management and environmental horticulture at College of the Desert, left, and Al Hollinger, arborist and Vintage Nursery operations manager, right, flank scholarship awardees, from left, Rafael Chaidez, $500; Joseph Borja, $500; Ulices Cisneros-Ramirez, $1,000; Jose Cienfuegos, $500; Luis Alonzo-Lopez, $1,000. Photo by Mark Astorga.
Saturday, July 02, 2016 (PDT) • Huntington Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino, CA
Saturday, July 16, 2016 9:00 AM (PDT) • Big Bear Lake, CA
Saturday, August 13, 2016 9:00 AM (PDT) • LA County Arboretum, 301 N. Baldwin, Arcadia, CA
Saturday, October 15, 2016 8:30 AM (PDT) • UCR Palm Desert, 75080 Frank Sinatra Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92211
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 6:00 PM (PDT) • The Living Desert, Hoover Room
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 6:00 PM (PST) • The Living Desert, Hoover Room
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