Here is the May Newsletter. The updated membership lists were sent out
last month. Please let me know if you did not receive one and I will be
sure to get one to you. Spring has sprung! The trees are greening up and
the dafs and tulips are up and in full color. The
lawn is growing like a weed and nature is at its best!
Pete Addeo, Webmaster
Missoula Iris Society
DATE & TIME:
May 2004 meeting is Saturday, May 8th at 6:30PM, potluck dinner
followed by meeting.
Home of Gary Clark,
Target Range. Hosts are Ann Violette
and Eleanor Utech. Call 728-7633 for
PROGRAM: No scheduled
program information available
No scheduled business information available
FYI NEW INFORMATION:
- THANK YOU
- I want to thank the Missoula Iris
Society for the beautiful flowers and Get Well card that I received
after my surgery. It helped to cheer me up when I was sore and
recovering. I appreciate and thank everyone for their kind thoughts
and well wishes. Thanks again - Lynn Weger
SALE WORK PARTY
Everyone is welcome to help update sale
cards at a work party to be held May 8th at the home of Gary Clark,
beginning at 1:00 p.m. All member's are welcome to come and help
Mark your calendars for a memorial service for Bob Grey to be held at the Fort Gardens on Friday, June 11th. No word on the time.
The MDS dahlia sale will be held Saturday,
May 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Located at the Triangle Garden Center by
Ace Hardware in Tremper Shopping Center. Tubers are $2 each or 6 for
$5. Call Lynn Weger at 543-8695 if you have any questions. If there
are tubers left from the sale, she will bnring them to the MIS meeting
if people are interested
OUR ANNUAL MISSOULA IRIS SHOW
Our annual Missoula Iris Society's Iris
show will be June 12th this year at the Southgate Mall. The theme for
this year will be "Springtime in the Rockies".
Any information for the newsletter should be e-mailed or mailed to Pete Addeo by
the 3rd week of the month. It can also be faxed to (406) 251-4683.
Birthday!!....Let's Give 'Em a Cheer!!!
Happy day to Honk Meyer - May 24th,
Cleo Swanson - May 26th and Pete Addeo - May 9th. Have a happy birthday
and all the good wishes and cheers that go along with it
OF THE MISSOULA IRIS SOCIETY MEETING
- Saturday, April 3, 2004
The meeting was called to order by President James Sadler at the home of
Ken & Cleo Swanson.
The minutes from the March meeting
had one correction. The music played for entertainment on gardening
was named "Talking the Harvest Time Blues. The song everyone
enjoyed so much was called Crocus in the Snow. Otherwise, the
minutes were approved as corrected.
Treasurers report was read by
Treasurer Swede Gustafson.
Savings Account Breakdown
Fort Garden Grant
Checking Account Expenses:
AIS Storefront - 2003 Registrations booklet
Big Sky Publications - March newsletter 25.00
Erling Gustafson-Membership letters postage 20.00
Secretary of State - Mt corporation fee 15.00
Eagle Storage - Unit rental for March 23.00
Big Sky Publications - April newsletter
Postage 2004 Membership list
Boyce Lumber - Fort Garden step supplies 95.90
Erling Gustafson - Fort Garden step supplies 46.13
Fort Garden Report
Billie Gray reported on a wonderful
turnout for Sunday clean-up at the fort. Jobs accomplished were
weeding, gravel shoveled, new steps put in and weed barrier
installed and general clean-up. Lots of fun and laughter.
We have permission to do two shows.
The first will be a small tour of three gardens, ending with a
judges training on medians for students and judges. Dates to be
decided on at the next meeting include Saturday, May 29th or Sunday,
May 30th for this event. This is a training show on medians. The
regular annual Iris Show will be held June 12th at Southgate Mall,
J. C. Penney court. The theme is Springtime in the Rockies.
Signups are needed for signup tables and displays.
Honk Meyer presented general ideas
on the storage. All stuff is at his home and will be there for the
next twelve months. Disucssion on building storage unit is on hold
until we see how the support of the Fort Garden continues. A motion
to wait on building a storage unit was made by Cindi Davis; seconded
by Ann Violette
Sale work party
Work on the sale file cards will be held
again on May 8th at Gary Clark's home at 1:00 p.m. Everyone
The May meeting was changed from May 1st
to May 8th, to be held at the home of Gary Clark. Hosts will be Ann
Violette and Eleanor Utech.
Card and flowers to Lynn Weger. Her
wrist may require a second surgery. Ken Swanson is in St. Pat's
hospital because he fell and broke his ribs.
Mark your calendars for June 11 for the
memorial service at Fort Missoula for Bob Gray.
April Presidential Rhizome
- Won by Bob Brown. Congratulations.
The meeting was adjourned and was
followed by a short explanation by Ann on Sex in the Garden, which
covered what to save, what to replant and how to hybridize.
Carol Addeo, Secretary
Thanks to Ann Violette for taking
notes at the meeting