AIS Region 2 Annual Meeting

Join the Greater Rochester Iris Society (GRIS) and fellow AIS Region 2 members
at this year's AIS Region 2 Annual Meeting October 4 - 5, 2019 in Honeoye Falls, NY


Our special guest will be Hugh Stout of Stout Gardens at Dancingtree in Oklahoma City, OK.

Registration Fee: $20 US per person. Click here for downloadable registration form.


Accommodation: There are a number of moderately priced hotels in the Henrietta area (I90 exit 45) and the Victor area (I90 exit 46). You are at liberty to select your own. Most hotels are within a 20 minute drive of Honeoye Falls. Click here for a list of possible hotels.

Schedule of Events

(subject to change)

FRIDAY – First Presbyterian Church, 27 N Main Street, Honeoye Falls, NY

TBD                         SILENT AUCTION SETUP (Email Dorothy with a list of your donations.)

5:00 – 5:30 pm       MEET at a restaurant in Honeoye Falls. Those interested should email Cara ( and Neil ( before September 20 to reserve a seat. Once determined, you will be advised of the restaurant. You are responsible for your own dinner expenses.

7:30 pm                   JUDGES’ TRAINING presented by Hugh Stout – Exhibition Judging of Tall Bearded Irises
1 hour classroom credit.

SATURDAY – First Presbyterian Church, 27 N Main Street, Honeoye Falls, NY

8:00 — 9:00 am      REGISTRATION (Pastries/Coffee/Tea set up all morning)

8:00 -- 9:00 am       SILENT AUCTION SETUP 

8:30 -- 9:00 am       AUDIT COMMITTEE MEETING 

9:00 am --1:00 pm  SILENT AUCTION BIDDING - Bidding will close promptly at 1:00 pm

9:00 – 10:30 am     REGION 2 BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING-- Region 2 Officers and Affiliate Chairpersons.  .

10:45--11:45 am    GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING - Business meeting and Awards presentations.

12 noon to 1 pm     HUGH STOUT PRESENTATION – ‘The Diversity of Bearded Irises’ – Open to the Public

1:00 -1:45 pm         LUNCHEON – registration required.

                                FOLLOWING LUNCH – Announcement of Silent Auction winners followed by a
                                 LIVE AUCTION of Stout Garden Iris.

2:30 – 4:30 pm       JUDGES’ TRAINING presented by Hugh Stout – Garden Judging of Tall Bearded Irises
2 hour classroom credit.

Here are the minutes from the 2018 Annual Meeting if you want to refresh your memory before this year's meeting.


Minutes of the 2018 Board Meeting     Minutes of the 2018 General Meeting