American Iris Society
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Iris Lovers are welcome!
Chuck Bunnell, iris hybridizer,
lives in Lafayette, Indiana will be speaking to Sangamon Valley Iris Society,
Friday, October 5, 2018 at Rochester Community Center, 1 Community Drive, Rochester, IL at 7:00 P.M
"Miniature Tall Bearded Iris".         
Chuck won the Dykes Medal (top award for iris) for 'Dividing Line', a Miniature Tall
Bearded Iris in 2014. Dividing Line was the first ever Miniature Tall Bearded Iris to be so honored.







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Sangamon Valley Iris Society October Meeting
Friday October 26, 2018
Program:
" A Bit of History: Historic Irises" with Margaret Kelly, Master Judge of the
American Iris Society, President of the Illinois Region 9 of the American Iris Society.


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Northern Illinois Iris Society cordially invites you, your family
and friends to our Year End Banquet with guest
speaker
Chuck Chapman of Ontario, Canada
hybridizer and Master Judge of the American Iris Soceity
Sunday November 18 at 12:00PM
Restaurant TBD  near Westmont, IL
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Welcome 2018  Iris Season
    
We are sadded to hear of the passing of Joe Carlove, Springfield. He was a member of the Sangamon Valley Iris    
Society and a member of the American Iris Society.  Memorial gathering 9:30 to 10:45 on Friday Sept. 21, 2018 at St
Aloysius Catholic Church, 2000 E Sangamon Ave, Springfield. Funeral Mass 11 a.m.  Burial will follow at Calvary
Cemetery. Published in print in the State Journal Register from Sept. 19 to Sept 20, 2018.