- Hereís the newsletter for March.
This month is our annual meeting at a favorite restaurant. This year
it's Chinese, everyone's favorite. We still need to have volunteers for
meeting locations. Please take a look at the events calendar on this
site and see what months are avaliable or call Carol Addeo to see what's
available for you to host a meeting. Remember, you can host a meeting at
another memberís location if you donít have the room to host the meeting
at your own home.
- Looking forward to seeing you all again and getting back on schedule for
the new year.
Missoula Iris Society
DATE & TIME:
SATURDAY, March 6, 2010
China Bowl, upstairs room, 3445 American Way at
North Reserve, 721-9888 at 6:30 p.m.
Probably to finish planning the events of the year and to assign
- "FYI" NEWS
- 2010 MEMBERSHIP DUES:
The new year has begun and itís time to start collecting for the new
year memberships. This is the last month that we will be asking for dues
to be paid. If you have not paid your dues by this month, you will
be removed from our list and will not receive any future notices or
newsletters. Dues are $9.00/person. Please see our Treasurer,
Swede Gustafson at the meeting to pay your dues.
- Meeting locations needed for April , October
and November 2010. Call Carol Addeo at 251-5833 if you would like
to host one of our meetings at your home in 2010.
Welcome to new member Judy Blunt, 1901 1/2 South 4th West, Missoula
Mt 59801-2227. Phone is 728-0741. Judy will host our May 1
Welcome back to a Billings member who just renewed for two years.
Add his name to your membership list. Delane H. Langton is president
of the Billings Iris Society. The Billings club sells their
rhizomes at the Billings Farmers Market downtown on the four
Saturdays in July from 8:30 a.m. - Noon for $1.00 each.
Delane can be reached at 356 Scott St, Billings, MT 59101, Phone
248-7205. His e mail is
Birthday!!....Let's Give 'Em a Cheer!!!
- Happy birthday to Bob Brown,
March 4th and Teri Kirschenheiter,
March 21st. Have a happy
- Treasurer's Report:
available report to print as of this date.
- February Minutes of the Missoula Iris
Society submitted by Jim Sadler secretary
- The meeting was called to order by President
Ed Verplancke at 7:25 P.M. on February 6, 2010 at Billie Grayís
residence. Attending the meeting was 13 members.
- Minutes of the January 9, 2010 meeting were
read and were corrected as follows: President Ed stated he did not
state that he intended to appoint himself chair of the Median show.
The January Treasurers budget which had been amended by adding
$435.00 should have stated that the budget should have been amended
to for $300.00 for newsletter and $135.00 for web site charge.
Cindy Davis moved and Donna Dowell seconded that the minutes b e
approved as corrected. The motion passed.
- The treasurersí report was given by Swede
Gustafson. Checking Account as of Dec 31, 2009 was $4406.56: paid
bills due to Ed Verplancke of $48.76 for card file work and to Linda
Sadler of $32.99 for Sunshine for Donna Dowell. He deposited
$119.00 for memberships. He transferred $2000 out of checking
account to the Savings Account. These actions leave a January 31`,
2010 balance of $2443.81 in checking account. Savings Account as of
December 31, 2009 balance was $4745.39 and with the funds
transferred in from the checking account gives a January 31, 2010
balance of $6745.39.
- The audit committee of Alverta and Bob Symes
reviewed the records for 2009 and found all records were correct
except for two typo errors found in the computer check register.
Cindy Davis moved to accept the Treasurers report and Alayne
Hitditch seconded the motion. The motion passed.
- Old Business: Ron Dowell gave a
report on the Canopies ordered at Sportsman Wholesale Surplus. He
stated he must go to another store to purchase as Sportsman
Wholesale Surplus no longer is in business.
- Donna Dowell expressed her thanks for the
flowers she received when she was ill.
- Betty Ann Gustafson thanked the society for
the sympathy card she received on the account of the passing of her
- Betty Ann Gustafson gave a report on the June
12 show. She stated that Donna Dowell is on the show committee for
- Pete Addeo moved to post pone the Median show
to 2011. Ron Dowell seconded the motion. The motion passed.
- Carol Addeo gave a report on meeting
locations. She stated that April 3 and May 7 are still open.
- Ron Dowell moved we meet at the China Bowl.
Donna Dowell seconded the motion. The motion passed.
- Carol Addeo and Pete Addeo volunteered to be
the Chairs of the Sale. President Ed duly appointed them to the
- Billie Gray thanked the society for offering
to pay for the Christmas Turkeys but turned the offer down. Stating
she would prefer the money to be donated to the Garden. Billie
announced a Landscape class at the extension office is forming. If
you are interested you should contact her
- New Business: Rhizome winner for January
was Donna Dowell for February Pete Addeo.
- Meeting was adjourned at 8:05.