newsletter for June. We are just not getting any break from Mother
Nature at all. This weather is starting to get on my nerves. I need
SUN!!! Our plants need it too. When is summer gonna be here anyway?
Think green and warm.
Missoula Iris Society
DATE & TIME:
SATURDAY, JUNE 4TH,
(ONE HOUR EARLY) 5:30 pm.
Usual potluck, followed by the meeting and a program.
Home of Elizabeth Friesz in
Alberton. Tour Elizabeth's massive iris gardens, Usual potluck supper
followed by the meeting. SEE BELOW FOR DIRECTIONS & CARPOOL INFO
Probably discussion and
demonstrations for the show displays and report on the May 28th median
CARPOOL – 4:45 pm -
FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO CARPOOL, MEET AT PARKING LOT ON NORTH RESERVE NEAR
THE SIGN FOR GRANT CREEK SHOPPING CENTER ACROSS FROM LOWE’S AND COSTCO.
WE WILL LEAVE AT 4:45 P.M.
June Meeting Driving directions: Take Highway 90 West to Fish Creek exit
(38 miles) Exit #66. Exit to the right & go to the right around the stop
sign. Curve down toward the Clark Fork River, crossing the railroad
tracks & coming to a T in the road. Turn left at the T. Cross the River
bridge. You will drop off the oiled surface after crossing the bridge &
there are a couple of very tall pine trees on your left as you drop off
the oiled surface. Turn left here, making a right turn on the dirt road.
Follow the dirt road past the first house on your left until you get to
the end of the road. Elizabeth's house is a large Ivory colored house at
the end of the road. THERE ARE LOTS OF IRIS IN SIGHT AROUND THE HOUSE.
PLENTY OF PARKING.
will happen Saturday May 28th at Southgate Mall. Set up will be at 8:30
pm. the evening before. Contact Donna Dowell for additional information.
IRIS SHOW: The 51st annual iris show will be held on Saturday
June 11th at Southgate Mall in Penny's Court. The theme of the show is
"Ice Cream Social". The program booklet may be obtained from Betty Ann
Gustafson, Show Chair. Call her at 251-3526. The entry name tags will be
available at our Saturday meeting in Alberton as will the show booklets.
SHOW SET UP: Set up will be Friday evening, June 10th at 8:00
It's Their Birthday!!....Let's Give 'Em a Cheer!!!
Happy birthday to
Betty Ann Gustafson, June 21sh; and Linda Sadler, June 22nd. Have a
happy birthday all.
TREASURER'S REPORT for May, 2011
April 30 Balance - $8,479.52 Deposited $35.00 -
receipts from the Design Judges Training Class on May 7
May 24 Balance is $8,514.52
April 30 Balance - $597.43 Paid expenses for May include -
$17.99 to Linda Sadler - Sunshine flowers to Pete Addeo $29.99 to Ann Violette -
Median iris vases construction expenses$ 4.50 to Jim Sadler
- Judges training class expenses
Total expenditures $ 61.48
May 24 Balance is $535.95
Swede Gustafson, Treasurer
Minutes of the
Missoula Iris Society May, 2011
The Missoula Iris Society gathered at the home of Gary Clark on May 7th
at 6:30 PM 21 persons were in attendance. The membership partook in a
potluck that was enjoyed by all. A judges training in beginning
arrangements was conducted by Jim Sadler. An outline and a quiz was
distributed to all. Each of the judges paid 5:00 for the credit.
The meeting was called to order by the President at 7:55. Minutes were
approved as published. The treasurer’s report was approved as published.
Under old Business it was reported that the Fort signs had been painted.
Ann Violet submitted a bill for the iris tubes in the amount of $29.99.
Alverta Symes moved and Donna seconded to pay the bill. The motion
Donna Dowell gave a report concerning the median show which will be held
on the 28ith of May. She announced that set up will be at 8:30 PM on the
Carol Addeo won the Presidential Rhizome drawing The meeting was
adjourned at 8:30 P.M.
Respectfully submitted Jim Sadler, Secretary