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The Boca Raton Orchid Society

P.O. Box 276367

Boca Raton, Florida 33427-6367

The Boca Raton Orchid Society began in 1989 with just 27 members. Since then, the society has grown tremendously, and now boasts a membership of 224 members. Our subtropical climate is perfect for growing an astounding variety of warm to intermediate orchids here in Palm Beach County. Each year our members enjoy a Spring Picnic held right on the ocean in lovely Boca Raton (complete with scrumptious food and Orchid Bingo, where members vie for plants), several fun-filled bus safaris to local orchid growers, a yearly auction, a popular annual show and sale, and an elegant Holiday Party at year end. The goals of our society are:

Meeting Information:

The Boca Raton Orchid Society meets on the first Thursday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at the Boca Raton Community Center, 150 Crawford Blvd., behind City Hall. Guests are welcome! Click here for directions and map.

At each meeting we have an interesting speaker, a raffle table, refreshments, a lending library for members, a ribbon-judged display table of members' plants, and a sales table where you can find fabulous bargains.

2002 Board of Directors:

President: Jackie Wood

1st Vice President: Judy Kaplan Wener

Vice President, Membership Chairperson: Kelly Ford

Vice President, Program Chairperson: Barbara Barnett

Treasurer: Donna McMullen

Recording Secretary: Lester Berkow

Correspondence Secretary: Lorie Rowan

Directors: Sallie Chisolm, Mark Peterson, and David Hogaboom

Newsletter Chairperson: Hyla Levine

Membership Information

Dues for yearly membership are as follows:

Please make your check payable to the Boca Raton Orchid Society. Our mailing address is: P.O. Box 276367, Boca Raton, FL, 33427-6367. Membership benefits include: badge, newsletter, culture sheets, membership directory, free raffle tickets, a book on orchid pests and diseases, and discounts at local orchid merchants and garden centers.

Speaker Schedule

FAU Scholarship

Upcoming Events

Member Plant Photos

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