Floral Carpet at the Dahlia Show
At the Dahlia Show in Maleny on Friday last the exhibit that commended admiration was the exquisite carpet which was exceedingly prominent in a full floral display that captured the appreciation of a large number of patrons in the Soldiers Hall. The function realised a profit of £126/6/6 donated to the School of Arts Building.
The Floral Carpet – 1955
Overall Results of the Flower Show
- Champion Flower: (cactus): Mrs W Bergann.
- Charm Dahlia: P Prentis.
- Spike Dahlia; Miss J Gibson.
- Bowl of flowers: Mrs R C Burnett.
- Patrons Trophy: Mrs A Lockwood.
This is all after a cyclone had torn through the area dumping 28” of rain [approx. 720mm] in a few days.
The third Annual Meeting and Election of Officers was held in the Church of England Hall
Officers elected to serve until the AGM 1956:
- Patron: Mr. J. H. Skerman,
- President: Mr A. Lockwood,
- Vice President: Mr A. Bergann,
- Secretary: Mr R.C. Burnett,
- Treasurer: Mrs D. Reid,
- Auditor: Mr W. Petersen.
Voluntary work by 63 members in organising flower shows for public bodies has raised £240 said Mr Lockwood (President) at the third annual meeting of the Maleny Horticultural Society
Maleny Spring Fair
Excellent taste was displayed in the floral arrangement, said Mr G F R Nicklin M.L.A. Who officially opened the Maleny Spring Fair conducted by the Horticultural Society on Friday last. Total proceeds amounted to £89/1/9.