Blue Ridge Orchid Society

†of Virginia

The Blue Ridge Orchid Society of Virginia meets the second Sunday of each month September through June, with the exception of May, when we meet on the third Sunday. Our meetings are preceded by a pot-luck luncheon at 1:00 pm and a short business meeting at 1:30. Programs begin at 2 pm, and we typically adjourn between 3:30 and 4 pm.


Our meeting location is the Roanoke Council of Garden Clubs Headquarters, 3640 Colonial Ave, Roanoke, VA.


In April our meeting will topic will be preparation for our Spring 2015 show, details of which are available on this website. We will also have a mini-show for members to display their flowering plants.

2014-2015 BROS Officers


John Ogburn, President


Irene Brock, Vice President


Frank Francisco, Treasurer


Cyndy Unwin, Secretary


Margaret Bowling, Librarian


Madeline Key, AOS representative


John Ford, Mini-show chairman


Nancy Cowden, Show chairman


Irene Brock, Roanoke Council of Garden Clubs representative

Blue Ridge Orchid Society of Virginia organizational seal

A hybrid phalaenopsis on display at a recent BROS mini show. Each monthly meeting features membersí blooming plants for everyone to enjoy.

A spotted Phalaenopsis hybrid, Pha. Brother Heather.