The Houston Orchid Society, Inc. (HOS) is recognized as a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code. Contributions to HOS (and the affiliated Houston Judging Center) are tax deductible.
The society represents a group of people who share a fascination with orchids. Organized November 15, 1945, it had the distinction of being the second society in the United States to affiliate with the American Orchid Society (AOS) on December 23, 1946.
|VP Speakers:||Stephen Gallagher|
|VP Shows and Plant Table:||Brad Miller|
|VP Membership:||Steve Fox|
|Recording Secretary:||Donna Diggons|
|Past President (2020–21):||Bill Caldwell|
|SWROGA:||Don Maples & Ted Baenziger|
|Display Table:||Brad Miller|
|Happenings Editor:||Donna Diggons|
|Intermediate Group:||Jay Balchan, Don Ghiz & Rick Hepler|
|Newcomer Group:||Jay Balchan, Don Ghiz & Rick Hepler|
|Photography:||Malcolm McCorquodale, Julius Klehm,
Marilyn Holloway & Tom D.
|Plant Raffle:||Ken Whitmire|
|Silent Auctions:||Cherie Lee & Frank Lee|
|Spring Show:||Jay Balchan|
|Summer Workshop:||Randy Johnson|
|Technical Assistant:||Brian Fitzgerald|
|Houston Judging Center:||Ted Baenziger|
Doritaenopsis Nobody’s Pink Lady
Photo: Malcolm McCorquodale