South Coast Orchid Society

About Us

Our Presidents


Sources for Our History

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Upcoming Meetings

December 16, 2019

Holiday Party & Potluck !!!

* Special Program — Slide Show of 2019 Awarded Plants!
* Bring food for potluck! (Board will provide the turkey)
* Bring a blooming orchid!
* Bring a friend!

January 27, 2020

Orchids at The Huntington:
Past, Present, and Future
Brandon Tam

Orchids Today and Yesterday

Our BLOG, plus information and pictures from recent meetings and events

AOS Judging Center at our Meetings

2019 Officers

President John Reyes
1st Vice President John McCoy
2nd Vice President Open
Corporation Secretary Marylyn Paulsen
Membership Secretary Marilyn Wallan
Treasurer Elaine Murphy


Espie Quinn (Term expires 2019)
Michelle Ryan (Term expires 2019)
Janell Schuck (Term expires 2020)
Rey Lobo (Term expires 2021)
Immediate Past President Russ Nichols

Standing Committees

Auction Mong Noiboonsook
Hospitality (open)
Newsletter Russ Nichols
Silent Auction
Espie Quinn

Society By-Laws

South Coast Orchid Society meets on the fourth Monday of each month at Whaley Park Community Center, 5620 East Atherton St., Long Beach, California at 7:00 p.m.
(Date will change if a holiday interferes. Doors open at 6:30 unless otherwise noted in the current newsletter.)
The Whaley Park Community Center was designed by Gordon Powers of Powers, Daly & DeRosa. It was built in 1957.

Directions to Our Meeting Place

Orchid Events

Courtesy of Fascination of Orchids

Orchid Vendors


SCOS Library

Forms for Ribbon Judging and Silent Auction

Ribbon Judging, printable form (PDF)

Silent Auction, printable form (PDF)

Silent Auction Rules — an easy way to support your orchid society!

Membership Renewal Form

For More Information



Webmaster John McCoy

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