~~~ Event Archive ~~~

15 January 2012:
New Year's Luncheon, Double Tree Hotel San Diego
Two-Part Program:
Bonsai Presentation,  Cindy Read, the previous president of Bonsai Society of San Diego
Floral arrangements by Ohara Ikebana Society Teachers

The ballroom with 10 tables was decorated with centerpieces of cabbage flower with red berries and pines on top of a round mirror. With shoji screens as a background, seven Ohara style flower arrangements, designed by leading teachers, were displayed to joyfully complement the New Year's scene.

Ohara Ikebana Society of San Diego New Year 2012

Ohara Ikebana Society of San Diego - Teacher Display
Teacher display arrangement by Michiko Kawamura

Ohara Ikebana Society of San Diego - Teacher Display
Teacher display arrangement by Teruko Hanson

Ohara Ikebana Society of San Diego - Teacher Display
Teacher display arrangement by Mary Le

Ohara Ikebana Society of San Diego - Teacher Display
Teacher display arrangement by Helene Quach

Ohara Ikebana Society of San Diego - Teacher Display
Teacher display arrangement by Pui Lan Ng

Ohara Ikebana Society of San Diego - Teacher Display
Teacher display arrangement by Marci Szeto

Ohara Ikebana Society of San Diego - Teacher Display
Teacher display arrangement by Nakaba Emtesali

Ohara Ikebana Society of San Diego New Year 2012
The Board members and advisors at the New Year Luncheon

Ohara Ikebana Society of San Diego
Akiko received the gift from the board members

Ohara Ikebana Society of San Diego New Year 2012
At the reception table

Ohara Ikebana Society of San Diego New Year 2012
Table arrangement

Ohara Ikebana Society of San Diego New Year 2012
Delicious main dish

Ohara Ikebana Society of San Diego New Year 2012
Bonsai by Cindy Read

Ohara Ikebana Society of San Diego New Year 2012
Bonsai by Cindy Read

Ohara Ikebana Society of San Diego New Year 2012
At the membership table

Ohara Ikebana Society of San Diego New Year 2012
Welcome sign at the hotel lobby


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