American Iris Society
Region 9 - Illinois
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Welcome 2018  Iris Season
Region 9 Spring Fling
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Saturday April 28, 2018
Tazewell County Farm Bureau Building
1505 Valle Vista  Pekin, Illinois
9:30AM   Coffee
10:00AM  Business Meeting
11:15AM  Plant Auction
12:00 Noon  Potluck Lunch  (bring favorite dish)
1:15PM  Judges Training with Jean Morris  (2 hours credit continuing education)
Iris Hybridizer and former Youth Chairman of American Iris Society
Past president of the Median Iris Society
Everyone is welcome for this presentation!
3:30  Adjorned
RSVP for lunch  and Judges Training, please!
dkelly558@comcast.net

Special hotel rate at the Super 8 Pekin  for Region 9 American Iris Society
call 844-773-1586     Rate good until
April 13, 2018
Rate:  $65.59 plus tax = total $72.81

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You are invited!
The American Iris Society, The Society of Louisiana Iris and The Greater New Orleans Iris Society,
invite you to a unique convention experience to the heart
   of the Louisiana iris country

April 8 - 14, 2018

Hosted by the Greater New Orleans Iris Society


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GARDEN JUDGING OF LOUISIANA SEEDLINGS
Saturday
May 26, 2018  10AM-2PM    3 hours credit
Lunch Provided
Steve Poole, host   895 Grayson Road, Eldorada, IL  62930
Sponsored by Southern Illinois/Mid Illinois Iris Societies
INSTRUCTOR:  
HOOKER NICHOLS
No registration fee, however if you plan to attend,
contact Steve Poole at gspoole@orchidsofozark.com
for lunch count

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Illinois Region 9 Iris Shows

Saturday May 12, 2018  Sangamon Valley Iris Society
Washington Park Botanical Garden, 1740 Fayette Road, Springfield, IL

Saturday May 19, 2018  Mid Illinois and Southern Illinois Iris Societies
CaseyvilleTownship Building, 10001 Buckum Road, Fairview Heights, IL

 Prairie Iris Society  show cancelled

Saturday and Sunday June 2-3, 2018   Northern Illinois Iris Society
The Morton Arboretum, 4100 Lincoln Ave,  Lisle, IL
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Fall Festival Iris Meeting and Public Rhizome Sale
Friday and Saturday August 10- 11, 2018
Judges Training Friday evening at 7PM
Hampton Inn Southwest, 2300 Chuckwagon Drive, Springfield,IL
Speaker TBA
Special rate for American Iris Society, Region 9 Hampton Inn, Springfield
call 217-793-7670   Rate good until
July 10, 2018
Rate: $125.00 plus tax = $127.80

Saturday Morning Public Iris Sale 9AM-noon
Washington Botanical Garden 1740 Fayette Ave  Springfield, IL
Potluck Lunch  - bring a dish to share
Silent Auction - only for American Iris Society members to bid
Business Meeting
Plant Exchange
                                                    SAD NEWS TO REPORT!
We just received word that Rene Burns of Springfield, member of the American Iris
Society and Sangamon Valley Iris Society passed Saturday January 6, 2018. More details       
available -  Springfield Journal Register newspaper.