Our annual holiday party took place at the regular December meeting at the South Euclid Community Center. Both food and comraderie were plentiful and a good time was had by all. Santa gifted everyone with a new orchid plant with which to begin the new year!
Edgar Stehli, our resident commercial orchid grower and member, has a new web site for his business, Windswept in Time Orchids. Check it out with a click of the link!
Our January meeting will be on the 13th because of the MLK Holiday on our usual meeting night. It will focus on show preparation. Registration chair, Glenn Sobola, will demo the online registration process and prepare clerks for the judging procedure.
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Regular monthly meetings are held the third Monday of every month at the South Euclid Community Center, 1370 Victory Drive, South Euclid. The building is located just to the north of the Giant Eagle Supermarket on Mayfield Road.
Meetings feature an expert speaker, a judged show table of member-grown orchids, a light supper and a lecture topic of interest fo all orchid growers. Some meetings include a sale table of orchids and supplies.
Our annual holiday celebration occurs during the regular December meeting. August is usually reserved for the annual summer picnic and plant fundraising auction. The Greater Cleveland Orchid Society Orchid Show at the Cleveland Botanical Garden is scheduled for February 15 - 16, 2020. This yearly event culminates in fabulous displays of blooming orchids from local and regional exhibitors, both amateur and commercial. Mini-classes are offered for novice as well as experienced gtowers. Professional growers offer exotic and tempting new orchids to add to your collection.
Please join us - all are welcome always!