A beautiful perfume bottle was presented to Elsie Sydnor, current President of the San Jose Branch, as recognition for the18 years she
served as our AFS Bulletin Editor. Several years ago, the American Fuchsia Society recognized Elsie’s significant contribution to the health
and welfare our society by presenting her with the American Fuchsia Society Achievement Award.
The American Fuchsia Society, Achievement Award, was presented to Ed Salome for outstanding performance as Treasurer, Photography Chairman, President, International Registrar and Devotion to the purposes of the Society.
Medal of Achievement: is awarded from time to time for outstanding performance in the affairs of the Society. It was designed by Dr. Fred Davis and the first one was awarded to Miss Alice Eastwood in 1948. The latest one was awarded in 2007 to Ed Salome. The medal is not longer made. The current award is a beautiful plaque.
At this year’s 2009 AFS Annual Meeting, the American Fuchsia Society, board of directors, recognized Dr. Peter Baye Ph. D. Continue reading