American Iris Society
Region 9 - Illinois
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Welcome 2017  Iris Season







May 22-27, 2017  American Iris Society National Convention
"Rhythm of the Prairie"
Convention Hotel:  Des Moines Marriott
Visit
Greater Des Moines Botanical Gardens
Iowa Arboretum
Brad Collins gardens  - Des Moines area
Kris & Tom Jurik gardens  - Ames area
In Garden Judges Training
Feataured Iris Speakers includes Chad Harris - Japanese Irises
Do not forget the Geek Dinner - great dinner with auction and door prizes
For more information go to      
 https://ais2017.wordpress.com
Region 9 Spring Fling Meeting






Saturday April 8, 2017
Pictures of meeting on Photo page
Region 9 Fall Fling
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Friday August 11, 2017
1:30 - 3:30PM Set up at Washington Park Botanical Gardens, 1740 West Fayette, Springfield
5:30 PM Dinner at Golden Corral 1038 LaJune Dr. Springfield
(Exit 92A, off Interstate 72, toward 6th St, right to Wal Mart exit)
Evening program at Hampton Inn Southwest, meeting room
2300 Chuckwagon Drive, Springfield, IL  217-793-7670
7:00PM - 9:00PM
 Judges Training  with Judy Keisling -"Ethics"





former President of the American Iris Society
currently Chairman of the American Iris Society Judges
HOTEL RESERVATIONS BY SATURDAY JULY 24 FOR SPECIAL RATE
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Saturday August 12, 2017
8:00AM to Noon - Silent Auction for members only
8AM receive rhizomes for public sale







9:00AM - Noon  
Public Sale at Washington Park Botanical Gardens
1740 West Fayette  Springfield, IL
Noon - 1:15PM   Potluck Lunch- everyone bring a covered dish!
1:30PM - 2:30PM Business Meeting
Plant exchange
3:30PM-4:30PM Clean up, all pitch in and help - A TEAM  EFFORT