. . . to the Central Illinois Orchid Society web page. We are a diverse group of people interested in growing and/or enjoying orchids. We welcome anyone to attend our meetings and events whether you have never grown an orchid or you are an experienced grower.
Scenes from the 2018 Holiday Dinner: the present orchids await while the members enjoy dinner and conversation. Thank you to those who spent a whole day getting the plants, and thanks to Jay for calling the ticket numbers again.
We invite you to join the Central Illinois Orchid Society. Membership is only $15 for the first member and $25 for a couple. Click on the read more for a printable PDF. Please mail the form and check as directed or bring them to the next meeting. Hope to see you soon!
We had a very successful 2018. The highlights of the year included a field trip to St. Louis to attend the Orchid Auction, hosted by the Greater St. Louis Orchid Society. Another big event was a presentation by vendor/speaker, Russ Vernon of New Vision Orchids. We also increased membership to over 30 individuals. Everyone's participation and engagement in the activities are critical to the vitality of a small society like ours.
Our next meeting is on Monday January 14, 2019. The meeting takes place at 6:30 p.m. at Mark and Mitzi's residence. Under the leadership of our new president, Linda Bailey, we will discuss the details of the 2019 Show and Sale. There may be a short program, though that is not yet determined.
Central Illinois Orchid Society was founded in 1958. Our members come from Champaign-Urbana and surrounding cities.