South Coast Orchid Society, Inc.

Celebrating 74 Years of Service to the Orchid Lovers of Long Beach, California, 1950-2024 !

About Us

Recent Articles
(or soon to appear!)


Upcoming Meetings & Events
MONDAY, April 22, 2024, 7PM
Earth Day Program: Culture and Repotting Workshop

MONDAY, May 20, 2024, 7PM
Peter Lin: Orchids in Taiwan: Slide Show from the 23rd

Orchids Today and Yesterday

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

2024 Officers

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

(New terms pending)

Janell Schuck (Term expires 2026)
Espie Quinn (Term expires 2026)
Immediate Past President Russ Nichols

Standing Committees

Auction Mong Noiboonsook
Hospitality (open)
Newsletter Russ Nichols
Ribbon Judging Bill MacCorkell
Silent Auction
Espie Quinn
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

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!