On January 19, 2013, the PSSC held its annual banquet, plus the January 2013 PSSC meeting of the Board of Directors. At the Sherman Gardens and Library in Corona Del Mar, Orange County California.

PSSC Members in attendance.

PSSC Members in attendance.

Sherman Gardens is one of those places you pass by a bunch of times and don't notice it.  There's not much you can see from the street that gives even a hint of the beauty inside the walls.

Chamedorea ernesti-augustii, in all its glory.

Chamedorea ernesti-augustii, in all its glory.

But go inside, and Sherman Gardens reveals a perfectly manicured Southern California garden at its best.

PSSC Members at the Banquet, 2013

PSSC Members at the Banquet, 2013

After the catered lunch, the PSSC members in attendance enjoyed presentations by Jack and Lindsey Sayers, and Don Martin on their respective trips to Thailand for the International Palm Society Biennial the previous summer.

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