Here is the
newsletter for March. I want SUNNAGE!! Please!! I want to be able to get
out and take a walk and see some green for a change. Let's all think SUN
and maybe it will happen early.
Missoula Iris Society
DATE & TIME:
March 2. Potluck supper
begins at 6:30 pm.
Home of Carolyn Addeo, 5805 Helena
Drive. Call 251-5833 for directions.
No Program discussed.
Membership List will be available to
all members at the meeting. Those not in attendance will receive the
list my mail.
Needed: Anyone who can host a meeting, please call Carol Addeo at
251-5833. Host homes are needed for June, July 13, October and
November. April meeting will be held at the home of Judy Blunt, and
May meeting will be held at the home of Swede and Betty Ann Gustafson
Birthday!!....Let's Give 'Em a Cheer!!!
Happy birthday to
Bob Brown, March 4th. Have a happy birthday.
REPORT - MARCH 2013
The MIS financial
records for 2012 records were reviewed by Bob and Alverta Symes on
February 8, 2013 and were found to be in good order. The 2013 Montana
Corporation Report has been filed with the Secretary of State along with
the $15.00 fee. Carol Addeo has been paid 6 months advance funds for
the MIS newsletter expenses. Ann Violette was reimbursed $36 for
expenses to order from AIS Storefront two copies of the 2011
Registrations and Introductions booklets and for 5 packets of seals
which are used during the annual shows. Betty Ann delivered a Sunshine
floral bouquet to Dorothy Alcaraz.- $19.99. Total expenses were
$220.99. Transferred funds from the Savings Account to pay bills for
the month of February. Received 5 memberships during the past month
from Lynn Weger, M. Elizabeth Friesz, Carol Barbian, Nancy Ryan, and Bob
January 22, 2013 balance
February 20, 2103 balance
January 22, 2013 balance
Transfer from savings
4 memberships received
February 20, 2013 balance
Minutes of the
Missoula Iris Society - Saturday, February 2, 2013
The meeting was called to order by
President Ed Verplancke at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Gary Clark and Steve
Hesla. The minutes for the January meeting were approved as appeared in
Treasurer's Report: Swede reported
that several members have paid their dues for 2013 after receiving the
newsletter. Five packages of ribbons have been ordered for the show.
The amount of $700 was transferred out of savings and into checking to
pay bills. The treasurer's report was approved on a motion from Judy
Blunt; seconded by Ron Dowell.
Show silver - Judy Blunt still has a
piece of silver in her possession and it is available for a show
whenever it is needed. Betty Ann noted that the silver was not used
AIS auction - Regarding the basket of
donated goods to be sent to AIS for auction. Alverta and Bob will work
on purchasing the items.
Website - Pete Addeo will update the
website with a current listing of RVP (Ann Violette) and current list of
judges. Carol will give him the names of the judges.
Median Show - The median show has been
set for May 18, 2013 in the J.C. Penney court, not by the clock.
Membership list - Was updated at the
meeting, including cell phones and emails.
Secretary's records - The hard copies
of past secretary's records were found in the MIS shed including records
from 1992 - 2009. There are three years missing, from 2010 thru 2012.
Carol will keep a hard copy during her tenure as secretary of all future
newsletters and membership lists in a loose leaf notebook, to be placed
in the storage box with the previous years.
Thank you Alverta - A thank you pin was
given to Alverta for her service as RVP. Ann Violette ordered the award
Nancy Ryan sent a brief letter when she
mailed her dues.
Presidential Rhizome - Winner for
February is Judy Blunt.
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