|THE OFFICIAL NEWSLETTER OF THE MISSOULA IRIS SOCIETY
TIME: Saturday, May 31,
2014, at 6:30 p.m. for potluck supper. Host is Judy Blunt.
Meeting location at 1901 1/2 S. 4th
St W. Call 728-0741 for directions.
Jim Sadler will give a demonstration on the elements of floral
arrangements. Plans for the iris show at the mall will be finalized.
meeting in June due to the show on June 7.
Missoula Iris Society is proud to announce that Brad and Kathie
Kasperek of Zebra Gardens will be guest judges at the Missoula Iris
Show on June 7, 2014. Further, Brad will be giving a class on
Spuria Irises between 2 and 3 pm following the show. Judges
taking this for credit will be charged a $5.00 fee to go towards the
Missoula Iris Society's Judges Fund. The show schedule is
available on our website, www.missoulairis.com
under Upcoming Events, Additional Show Information.
and Bob Symes are in the Portland area visiting their children.
Alverta was not feeling well and has been diagnosed with a very
serious bladder infection with complications. She has been in the
hospital for a few days and they are trying to schedule surgery in
Portland as soon as possible. We wish her well.
24, 2014 Balance $ 9771.19
First Quarter interest income 0.48
to Checking 1000.00
22, 2014 Balance $ 8771.67
24, 2014 Balance $ 312.66
in reported Balance 100.00
Balance for 4/24 412.66
from Savings 1000.00
22, 2014 Balance $ 939.16
was received from M. Elizabeth Friesz so she is now paid up through
Iris Society - Show entry
Denny's Copy Stop – Show Schedule
Alverta Symes - Fort Garden Kiosk repairs-
plexiglass replacement 220.00
Elizabeth Gustafson – gift certificate for Dr. Bob
Brown's retirement 50.00
Breezeway Iris Gardens – new irises forFort
Garden plus shipping 54.50
EXPENSES $ 483.50
for the typo error on the checking account report for the May
newsletter. I did not proof read the report close enough to catch
the mistake. It's what happens when a person gets really busy.
IRIS SOCIETY MINUTES
MAY 3, 2014, 7:30 PM
14 President Ed Verplancke called the meeting to order.
OF LAST MEETING: A correction was made to the April minutes. In
regards to the Hazel Richlie memorials, it should have read $55.00
was received by our society, not given by our society. A fruit plate
was given by the society for the funeral luncheon. Minutes approved.
Motion to approve by Cindy Davis, second by Ron Dowell.
REPORT: Motion to accept the treasurer's report as it appeared in
the newsletter by Cindy Davis, second by Ron Dowell. Treasurer's
REPORT: POSTERS are printed. Gary and Cindy will take to
nurseries, members will take some to put in their favorite places,
and Fred Frey will take care of the PSA announcements. SHOW SCHEDULE
BOOKLET passed out to members. BANQUET: June 7, 5:30 pm at Paradise
Falls in the atrium. Order off the menu. Awards will be reviewed.
JUDGES: BRAD and KATHIE KASPEREK from Zebra Gardens, Elwood, Utah,
will join us. Brad will be a judge during the show and will give a
class at 2:00 (after judging is over) on Spurias for the judges.
(Anyone can attend the class). Kathie will judge the designs for the
show. SET UP: June 7 at 8:00pm at JC Penny Court. CLERKS: Ed,
Anita, Betty Ann and Judy. JUDGES: Alverta Symes is the head judge.
See show schedule for the list of judges. TABLECLOTHS: Anita will
iron the tablecloths. Thanks Anita. DESIGN CATEGORIES for the show
were explained by Gary Clark.
AND KATHIE KASPEREK will arrive June 6. If you would like join them
for dinner Friday night let Cindy or Gary know. We will provide
meals, lodging, and gas for them.
Bob and Alverta Symes have replaced the Plexiglas in the Kiosk. We
thank them for completing this project. It looks so much better and
is an asset to our gardens.
AND MANY THANKS TO JUDY BLUNT for putting in 40 hours of work at the
fort iris garden. She has weeded, fenced the peonies, enjoyed an
Easter egg hunt, been asked if she is the wedding planner, etc. The
garden looks great thanks to Judy. Also Swede has pruned the roses on
the arbors, Anita has done some weeding, and Ed is starting to lay
block on the big bed. Ed reports that the winter was not hard on the
iris. We lost maybe 3.
BROWN, FORT MISSOULA DIRECTOR'S RETIREMENT: It is proposed and
accepted to give Bob a $50.00 gift certificate from Marchies in honor
of his years of being a loyal supporter and member of the Missoula
Iris Society. Cindy Davis made the motion and Bob Symes seconded the
VIOLETTE is home. She is very happy to be home. She faces many new
challenges but is in good spirits. She would much appreciate calls
and visits if you are in the area.
SADLER was not able to attend our meeting. We will ask him to give
the scheduled demonstration on arrangements at our MAY 31meeting.
Show plans will also be discussed.
WINNER: SWEDE GUSTAFSON
1 DOZEN QUAIL EGGS WINNER: CINDY DAVIS
31 (June) Judy Blunt
12 - Bob and Alverta Symes
at Eagles Lodge, hosts Ed and Anita (reserved)
4 – Gary Clark & Steve Hesla
1 – Eagles Lodge – host needed (reserved)