MAOC offers the following benefits to local societies:
MAOC offers the following benefits to members of local societies:
The cost to be a member of MAOC and participate in these activities is modest: $0.50 per member or $15.00 (whichever is greater)
Orchid societies should support education and conservation projects. As a member of MAOC your society would assist in funding the development of orchid collections and research projects:
CHAIR: Doug Hartong, 540 Saddle Lake Dr., Roswell, GA 30076; Phone: (770) 594-7334; Cell: (678) 667-6028, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We invite all who grow and love orchids to come to our monthly judging sessions. Whether you have an orchid that you feel is of exceptional quality or you simply want to learn or perhaps even become a judge, please come visit us, or Contact Us for additional information. We meet at the Atlanta Botanical Garden (1345 Piedmont Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30309) on the second Saturday of each month. Training (open to visitors) begins at 12:30 p.m. Orchids for judging can be entered from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Formal judging begins at 2:00 p.m.
CHAIR - Cinert, Lois, 595 Sharon Way, Bolingbrook, IL 60440; H: (630) 739-1068, Email: email@example.com
Judging takes place in the Lakeside Room, Gateway Building, Chicago Botanic Gardens, 1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe, IL at 1:00PM on the second Saturday of the month. Send cut flowers to: Orchids by Hausermann, 2N 134 Addison Rd., Villa Park, IL 60181.
CHAIR - Alexa Noel, 8767 Apalachee Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45249; H: (513) 357-60514510, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Judging takes place at the Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati, 2715 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, OH at 1:00PM on the second Sunday of the month. Send cut flowers to: Steve Helbling, 2489 Erie Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45208-1201.
CHAIR - Filter, Greg, 7302 2 1/2 Mile Rd., East Leroy, MI 49051; H (269) 979-7974; Email: email@example.com
Judging takes place at the Matthaei Botanical Gardens of the University of Michigan, 1800 Dixboro Rd., Ann Arbor, MI at 1:00PM on the third Saturday of the month. Send cut flowers to: Joseph Peterson, 118 Scottsdale Dr., Troy, MI 48084. Running a holiday sale or weekly special? Definitely promote it here to get customers excited about getting a sweet deal.
CHAIR - Nathan Bell, 456 Shockly Rd, Hollister, MO 65672; C: (660) 888-0225; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Judging takes place at the Missouri Botanical Garden, Commerce Bank Center for Science Education, 4651 Shaw Blvd., St. Louis, MO at 12:00PM on the second Saturday of the month. Send cut flowers to: Nathan Bell, 456 Shockley Road, Hollister, MO 65672.
CHAIR - Medcalf, Joyce, 30 Needle's Eye Lane, Hill Island, RR1, Landsdowne, ON, Canada K0E 1L0; H: (613) 659-2760, C: (613) 852-2279, Email:Toronto Judging Center email@example.com
Judging takes place at the Toronto Botanical Garden, 77 Lawrence Ave., Toronto, Ontario, Canada at 1:00PM on the first Saturday of the month. Send cut flowers to: Peter Poot, 330 Wagg Rd., Box 241, Goodwood, Ontario, Canada L0C 1A0.