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Official Newsletter of the Missoula Iris Society


April 2017




MEETING TIME: Saturday, April 1, 6:30 pm at Fort Missoula Bldg T-1. Pot luck supper. Please bring your own beverage.

TREASURER'S REPORT

This report for the April Newsletter is based on the financial status as of March 25, 2017.

CHECKING ACCOUNT:
  February 25, 2017 Balance $538.03
  Deposits                    30.00

  Expenses Paid               30.99
March 25 Balance            $537.04

Income was from 2 memberships paid for $20.00 and a $10.00 gift from a member.

Expenses were for: $20.00 to Montana Secretary of State for the 2017 Annual Corporation Filing fee; and $10.99 to Elizabeth Gustafson for the purchase of a Sunshine gift to Carol Addeo following the death of her mother, Dorothy Alcaraz.

The Saving Account balance is $14,638.40


I will have the corrected 2017 membership lists available at the April meeting. Those unable to attend will be mailed the current copy.

Respectfully submitted,

Erling Gustafson, Treasurer



MINUTES OF THE MISSOULA IRIS SOCIETY OF MARCH 4, 2017


Meeting was called to order at 7:12 PM by our president Donna Dowell. 13 people were in attendance.

Treasurers Report: It was reported that there is $538.03 in the checking account.


OLD BUSINESS:

Median show. No change in the plans. The schedule will be sent out soon. Judy Blunt, chair of show, reported that the show will be at her home.

NEW BUSINESS:

Swede gave a report on the National Convention at De Moines Iowa. Cindy Davis stated that she will be in attendance.

Donna Dowell suggested that the society should consider going dark during the winter months. It was suggested that we discuss the issue at our next meeting.

Donna Dowell appointed Billie Gray, Swede Gustafson, and Donna Dowell to the garden planning committee. Meetings to be announced.

It was announced Honky Tonk gardens did not put out a catalog this year. To order one must to their web site.

Donna Dowell announced the ice cream social will be scheduled for June 7, a Wednesday, at the Fort.

It was announced that the regular show will be held at the Mall on June 3.

Cindy Davis won the Rhizome drawing.

Meeting adjourned at 7:40 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

Jim Sadler, Secretary


Presidential Rhizome winners: September Donna Dowell, October Swede Gustafson, November Fred Frey, December Anita Cervenak, January Betty Ann Gustafson, February Ron Dowell, March Cindy Davis.


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