Here is the
newsletter for April. I was beginning to think that Montana lost all
sunshine. Well, finally spring is showing up and the weather is becoming
much more friendly. So happy to feel some warm afternoons and be able to
get outside every day.
Missoula Iris Society
DATE & TIME:
April 6. Potluck supper
begins at 6:30 pm.
of Judy Blunt, 1901 1/2 S 4th St W. Call 728-0741 for
No Program discussed.
Pot luck supper:
Judy is making meat loaf for the potluck. Last time she hosted, she and
two other members made meatloaf. They were all good, too.
Membership List was passed out at the
last meeting and will be available to all members at the next meeting if
you did not receive one. Those not in attendance will receive the list
Median Show Schedule:
Was passed out at the last meeting and will no doubt be available at the
upcoming meeting. Or contact Show chairpersons Donna Dowell at 542-1945
or Betty Ann Gustafson at 251-3526.
Birthday!!....Let's Give 'Em a Cheer!!!
Happy birthday to
Jim Sadler, April 2nd; Alverta Symes, April 3rd;
Delane Langton, April 8th; and Carol Barbian, April 28th.
Have a happy birthday all.
TREASURER'S REPORT FOR APRIL 2013
March Reported Balance $11,238.12
Transfer To Checking
April 1 Balance
March Reported Balance $ 609.02
Transfer from Savings
April 1 Balance
Expenses Paid - To: Alverta Symes
$50.00 for the AIS
Convention Basket Items
$14.19 for a Sunshine
card & flowers to Honk Meyer
To: On line Montana, LLC
$144.95 for the Web Site
fee for 2013
To: The American Iris Society
$192.00 for the 2013
Iris shows Ribbons
$ 12.00 for the 2013
Iris shows entry tags
MINUTES OF THE
MISSOULA IRIS SOCIETY MEETING MARCH 2, 2013
The meeting was
called to order by President Ed Verplanke at the home of Carolyn Addeo
at 7:15 p.m.
The minutes of the
February 2, 2013 meeting were approved as printed in the newsletter
Falls and Standards. The treasurer's report from February was also
reported that the treasurer's books were in great shape during the
annual audit and treasurer Swede Gustafson should be complimented on a
gifts for the AIS auction have been purchased and shipped; they include
huckleberry syrup and chocolate, bookends, teddy bears, candle holders
in a Montana basket.
Schedule: The median show
schedule for May 18, 2013 was passed out to members who were present.
The theme is The Sweet Fragrances of Spring. The show will be at J C
Penny's Court from 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Judges for the show will be
Swede, Alverta, Ann, Cindy, Roger, Lynn and Jim. Head judge is Gary
The main show
schedule should be available at the next meeting. Alverta Symes is the
head judge. We will not have an outside judge this year, we will use
our own judges so they get the added experience. Classes are needed for
judges. We will see if Ann Violette would lead a class.
For our website,
we should list Ann Violette as RVP and Garden Judge, Alverta Symes as a
Master judge, remove Billie Gray as a judge and add Donna Dowell as a
sheet was passed around to try to fill the vacant spots for hosts.
After some discussion, the June meeting will be hosted by Gary Clark
unless Fred Frey is able to host. A motion was made by Donna, seconded
by Fred to skip a formal July meeting and have a brief meeting
get-together at the Fort Gardens digging site on July
Presidential Rhizome - Winner for
March is Pete Addeo
The meeting was adjourned .
Rhizome winners are Aug Carol Barbian,
Sept Roger Muir, Oct Ed Verplanke, Nov Alverta Symes, Dec Anita Cervenak,
Jan Betty Ann Gustafson, Feb Judy Blunt, March Pete Addeo