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Christmas Demonstration & Workshop

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2015

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Holiday Workshop by Retta marconi-Dooley, Sogetsu School

Location: Kate Secrest’s Clubhouse
Stonegate Clubhouse

The Christmas demonstration by Retta was fabulous as always. Lots of beautiful flowers were provided for the members and guests to work with and enjoy. It had a Western Christmas theme. The first five photo’s are from Retta’s Demo and the rest are some of the members creations.

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Arts & Flowers at the Phoenix Art Museum

Phoenix Art Museum had the 11th annual Arts & Flowers display October 15=18, 2015.
Seven of our members participated.
Kate Secrest received 1st place as Most Creative Floral Design.
Other Ikebana of Arizona members who participated in this year’s event were Susan Allen, Carol Brecker, Wanda Collins, Retta Marconi-Dooley, Janet Millard, Mary Ann Palmer.
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Professor’s Demonstration & Luncheon 2015

A fantastic demonstration by Professor Makoto Fujii and a superb luncheon was had by all. He lives in Kyoto. It was the Professor’s birthday on Thursday, so there are a couple photos included with his demonstration. The smaller photos at the end are the actual arrangements and are taken from the Ikenobo Chapter files.
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Ikenobo, Honored Guest 45th Headmaster SENSEI IKENOBO

RECENTLY A NUMBER OF OUR MEMBERS ATTENDED THIS WORKSHOP AND REALLY ENJOYED IT.
Ikenobo, the origin of Ikebana, was established 600 years ago. It has established over 100 chapters worldwide. The San Diego Chapter celebrated their 38th Anniversary with Honored Guest 45th Headmaster SEN-EI IKENOBO on October 25th, 2014 at the University of San Diego.

Here are a few photos of the exhibition as well as works of art performed by SEN-EI IKENOBO.

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Stress Free Luncheon

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2014

STRESS FREE LUNCH.
Friendship Through Flowers 10:30 AM

As mentioned the lunch will be free, however you must bring an Ikebana Treasure that you have or have not used and love and would like to put on the Silent Auction Table.
The value should be $20 or more. It can be any Ikebana related treasure. You may bring a vase with or without a kenzan and if you want you can put an arrangement in it to auction off.
Your guests are more than welcome to come also. Their lunch will be free if they also bring an Ikebana style treasure for our sale.
Otherwise the cost will be $25 for the lunch.

Location: Chaparral Suites
5001 Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85250

Our “STRESS FREE LUNCHEON, Friendship Through Flowers” was a huge success. The lunch was enjoyed by all and everyone went home with a treasure from the Silent Auction.
Not many pictures were taken but here are a couple for you to enjoy.

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