Associations: Non Profit
The Five Cities Orchid Society was founded in 1990. The Mission Statement of FCOS is:
To encourage growing, blooming and enjoyment of orchids and companion plants by our members and the general public; To Sponsor outreach, research and educational programs and to promote orchid growing as a hobby or business; and to promote the conservation of orchids.
Monthly meetings feature guest speakers, demonstrations, Show & Tell, plant opportunity tables and opportunities for socialization.
The Five Cities Orchid Society sponsors the Central Coastt Orchid Show and Sale each spring at Arroyo Grande's South County Regional Center County. which gives members the opportunity to exhibit their plants in the FCOS Display for judging by the American Orchid Society.