Warren Garden Club is proud to present its featured speaker, Mr. On Thai, at its bi annual design show, Triple Bloom on Nov. 8. On Thai is a certified lifetime member of the American Institute of Floral Designers, and the owner of Surroundings Floral Studio in Schenectady, NY, specializing in floral designs for weddings, parties and corporate events.
Thai, active in local and regional competitions, has won numerous awards including Teleflora?s People?s Choice Award and Best of Show in the Albany International Flower Show, winning the best in show award five years running. His creative use of over 2,500 roses in a booth design for Seagroatt Richard Wholesale won him best in show at the Northeast Floral Annual Show for eight consecutive years. Among his major works in New York?s capital region has been the design of floral decor for the Travers Ball during the racing season in Saratoga and for private parties hosted by Calvin Klein, Mary Lou Whitney and the Prince of Dubai. He also designed the floral decor for the Luciano Pavarotti's post-concert dinner at the Desmond Hotel.
Thai is a 30 year resident of New York capital region. He and his wife are the proud parents of two little girls, Emma and Leah.
The public is invited to Triple Bloom on Nov. 8 at Warren Holiday Inn to watch On Thai design floral arrangements which will be presented to audience members. The $30 ticket includes On Thai?s presentation, local garden club members displaying their diverse talents with projects for the home plus lunch. Tickets can be purchased by contacting Connie Lucia, 1771 Hull Hill Road, Youngsville, 563-7112 or Joyce Font 60 Cardinal Lane, Russell, 757-9325.
"Observing this renowned designer at work arranging the flowers he loves is a spectacular design event," according to a garden club spokesperson.