Here is the
newsletter for the new year. 2012 will be another banner year for the
Club and I personally look forward to a new start and have all this
hassle of the holidays behind me. Looking forward as well to some warmer
weather sooner than later and being able to get outdoors more and
getting some exercise.
Missoula Iris Society
DATE & TIME:
SATURDAY, JANUARY 7, 2012 AT 6:30 P.M. Usual potluck supper
followed by the meeting.
PLACE: Home of Pete and Carol Addeo, 5805 Helena Dr in Linda
Vista area - Phone 251-5833 for directions.
PROGRAM: Discussion of Budget for 2012.
New officers have
been elected and begin their term at the January meeting. They are:
Ed Verplancke, President
Betty Ann Gustafson, Vice President
Cindy Davis, Secretary
Swede Gustafson, Treasurer
Meeting Locations for 2012...
If anyone would like to host a meeting
at their home, please call Carol Addeo, 251-5833. Hosts are needed for
the Eagles Lodge in Feb. and Mar. Host homes are needed for May,
September and November.
2012 Meeting locations are:
Sat Jan 7, 2012 - Home of Pete & Carol Addeo
Sat Feb 4, 2012 - Eagles Lodge (host needed)
Sat Mar 3, 2012 - Eagles Lodge(host needed)
1st ANNUAL IRIS PHOTO CONTEST - SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2012
Bring your favorite photo of Iris and win a prize!!!!!! Photos can
be anything picturing Iris; ex: single iris, clumps of iris, iris
gardens, bouquets or arrangement of iris, etc. Iris photo must be taken
by members of MIS. Entry is one photo per member. Photos need not be
matted or framed.
Judges will be all attendees at the February 4th meeting. Voting will be
by paper ballot. 1st place and 2nd place prizes will be awarded. Come
and have fun whether you have a photo or not! For additional
information, contact Betty Ann Gustafson at 251-3526.
Birthday!!....Let's Give 'Em a Cheer!!!
Happy birthday to
Carol Addeo, January 2nd and Barbara Riley, January 24th. Have a happy
The ending balance for 2011 is $589.53
With the deposit of $70 in memberships in December the
ending balance for 2011 is $11,750.29
MEMBERSHIPS RECEIVED THIS FALL INCLUDE -: Pete and Carol
Addeo, Dorothy Alcaraz, Larry and Kim Ashwell, Bob and Claudia Brown,
Scott Burns, Drake, Gary Clark, Ronn Dunn, Fred Frey, Billie Gray, Betty
Ann and Swede gustafson, Steve Hesla, Delane Langton - for 2012 and
2013, Ernie Lucero, Ed and Anita Verplancke, Elizabeth Huston, Hiedi
The following are paid through 2012 - John Schroeder, Jenny Baker,
Christine Gresham, Laurie Kammerer, Misty Pepperock, Lorene Nordstrum,
Barbara Lee, Melodee burreson, Jay Salmonson, Charles Hiigel, Jeff
Smith, Thomas Robinson.
If your name is not in either of the two lists above, you
need to pay your membership by the end of February to continue receiving
The Executive Board met in December for the purpose of
reviewing the dollar amount allotted to each category of the 2012
expense budget. Several modifications were proposed which will alter the
2012 budget. These will be discussed at the January meeting so please
plan to attend to hear and join in a discussion regarding these
modifications. A full report of the board meeting will be available at
The 2011 Treasurer's financial records were closed as of
December 19, 2011. These records will be reviewed in January by the
Auditing Committee at a date to be set at the January meeting.
Swede Gustafson, Treasurer