SIGC: Next Meeting Oct 13, Orchids

Friday, October 13
Presenter: Gerri Greenwood/Koch, President

Coastal Carolina Orchid Society
Location: Oyster Catcher Community Center

Greeting and refreshments: 9:30 am
Business meeting: 9:45
Presentation: 10:00 am with Q&A following

(*Please bring cash (small bills) to participate in our fun raffles, where the funds benefit our philanthropies. Guests of members are welcome to attend: $5 donation.)

Join us for the Seabrook Island Garden Club’s next meeting on Friday, October  13, featuring guest speaker, Gerri Greenwood/Koch, president of the Coastal Carolina Orchid Society (CCOS). The Coastal Carolina Orchid Society is an educational, nonprofit organization affiliated with the American Orchid Society. They provide people in the Charleston area an opportunity to learn so much more about orchids and a place to interact with other orchid enthusiasts.

Our guest speaker has loved the feeling of dirt in her hands since her childhood. Gerri has lived in many locations across the United States, and moved to the Charleston area in 1996 from Seattle. In her spare time, she became a Master Gardener via the Clemson Extension in 2013.

Due to the lovely orchids her husband gave to her for special occasions, she felt compelled to learn more about these unique plants. She has been a member of the CCOS for over 10 years, learning, reading and attending regional conferences. She held the office of Recording Secretary for 7 years, and this year will mark her second year as president of the organization. She is employed by a biotech company located in Europe, and she also has a passion for animals and she serves on the board of the Charleston Animal Society.

The 2023-24 Seabrook Island Garden Club: Let’s Talk Some Dirt!

-Submitted by Beth Wright Seabrook Island Garden Club, Publicity

(Image Credit: Coastal Carolina Orchid Society)