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!)


Upcoming Meetings & Events
MONDAY, September 25, 2023, 7PM
Donna Ballard: "Deflasking": Where Commercial Orchids Come From
MONDAY, October 23, 2023, 7PM
SCOS Plant Auction Returns!
MONDAY, November 27, 2023, 7PM
Michelle Dobard-Anderson: Dockrillia: A Special Group of Australian Dendrobiums

Orchids Today and Yesterday

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

2023 Officers
(Reconfirmed for 2023 by vote of membership February 27, 2023, after Covid-19 shutdown prevented the normal election schedule for the preceding years)

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 2020)
Rey Lobo (Term expires 2021)
Espie Quinn (Term expires 2022)
Immediate Past President Russ Nichols

Standing Committees

Auction Mong Noiboonsook
Hospitality (open)
Newsletter Russ Nichols
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!