South Coast Orchid Society, Inc.

Celebrating 70 Years of Service to the
Orchid Lovers of Long Beach, California, 1950-2020 !
 

About Us

Recent Articles
(or soon to appear!)

  • Mediterranean and Australian terrestrial orchids

  • SCOS has plants in the pipeline for silent and noisy auctions, raffles, etc.

  • Member's success stories! What has been blooming lately

  • Reports from the shows that got cancelled: our orchid heroes and their amazing exhibits that nobody saw!

  • Robert Casamajor's keynote speech for our 1959 awards banquet, Rare Orchids and How They Get That Way, with cool illustrations!

Resources

Upcoming Meetings & Events

Monday, March 23, 2020, 7PM


CANCELLED due to COVID-19 Emergency!

Mediterranean Climate Terrestrial Orchids of Europe and Australia
Scott McGregor


We will try to reschedule this presentation later in 2020. Meanwhile, please explore our web site! We will be posting orchid stories and pictures from our members!

Monday, April 27, 2020, 7PM


Probably cancelled too:

Orchids of Madagascar
Phyllis Prestia

Orchids Today and Yesterday

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

AOS Judging Center at our Meetings

2020 Officers


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

Directors


Janell Schuck (Term expires 2020)
Rey Lobo (Term expires 2021)
Espie Quinn (Term expires 2022)
Michelle Ryan (Term expires 2022)
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

Newsletters

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