2014 Sheila Wilson Award

At our Annual General Meeting on 24th June 2014, Beverley Hopgood was the proud recipient of the Sheila Wilson Trophy for “Outstanding Service to the Bribie Island Orchid Society”. Beverley was presented the Award by Secretary Lynn Hauck and is pictured here with her husband and current President John. She is Property Officer for the Society […]

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Longman Award 2014

2014 Longman Award Winner Diann Sirett pictured here with Wyatt Roy MLA and husband Allan Sirett. The Awards Ceremony were held on Friday 16th May 2014 in the Caboolture Memorial Hall. This annual award attracts hundreds of nominees and we are very proud of Diann for being accepted as a finalist. Many of the members […]

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Sheila Wilson Award 2013

Mervyn Anderson was 2013 the worthy recipient of the Sheila Wilson Award for  “Outstanding Service to the Bribie Island Orchid Society”. Mervyn has been an outstanding member of the Society for many years including the New Grower’s Co-ordinator and Committee Member on the Management Committee. He contributed greatly during the outfitting of The Orchid House […]

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Longman Award 2013

Margaret Neldner was this year’s recipient of the Longman Award for Volunteers. She was nominated by the Society for her consistent involvement and hard work in the Society’s day to day operations. Wyatt Roy MLA is pictured here presenting Margaret with her Award while husband Don and their family joined in the celebrations. Also pictured are Society members who […]

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Silver Anniversary 2012 – Special “Gifts”

To commemorate and celebrate our Silver Anniversary we have two special momentos. Member Don Neldner wrote a special "Jubilee Hymn of Thanks". We have sung it at several of our meetings and it will be a permanent reminder of this special year. Click here to see our"Jubilee Hymn of Thanks". Also, Mel Wheeler has again excelled himself […]

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Silver Anniversary Certificate of Appreciation 2012

Bribie Island Orchid Society Inc is celebrating its 25th Silver Anniversary this year. Founded in 1987, the Society currently has 105 financial members and meets in its own clubhouse, The Orchid House, 156A First Avenue, Bribie Island. Like all successful organisations, the Society would not be able to function well without a dedicated team of […]

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Sheila Wilson Award 2012

This year's Sheila Wilson Trophy for  "Outstanding Service to the Bribie Island Orchid Society" was won by Treasurer and Bulletin Editor, John Stokes. John was voted by members each meeting during the year as the most worthy recipient for his continuing service both at the Management Committee level and also for his willingness to help […]

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Service Award 2012

After 11 years service as our Show Organiser, Mel Wheeler decided to resign from this position. Throughout this time, Mel has been instrumental in building the Easter Orchid Shows and Spring Orchid Shows into a great success both in size of the shows and quality of exhibits. Our shows are now 'must sees' in many […]

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Life Membership Awards 2012

In recognition of the contribution that Ian and Florence McLaren have made to the Society, President John Hopgood presented them with Life Membership Awards at the Annual General Meeting in June 2012. Ian and Florence joined the Society in 2001 and have been very active members with Ian holding the position as President for five years  […]

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Longman Award 2012

  Friday 18th May 2012 at the Morayfield Community Centre was when Wal Corney was presented with the 2012 Longman Award for his service to the Community by Federal Member for Longman, Wyatt Roy. This award is presented annually with recipients nominated by the various organizations throughout the district. Many of our members attended to […]

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