Join the Capital Hudson Iris Society (CHIS) and fellow AIS Region 2 members
at this year's AIS Region 2 Annual Meeting October 19 - 20, 2018 in Delmar, NY
Our special guest will be Bonnie Nichols, Chair of the Novelty Iris Society, a new
the American Iris Society, and owner of Hillcrest Iris and Daylily Gardens in Mesquite, Texas.
Registration Fee: No registration fee - Deadline for registration is October 11, 2018.
Click here for a registration form. Form can be printed for mailing or downloaded for emailing. Details on the form.
IMPORTANT NOTE: One form per individual registrant, please.
Accommodation:Comfort Inn Glenmont - 37 US-9W, Glenmont, NY 12077.
To reserve your room call: 518-465-8811.
If you book before September 21 and mention the 'American Iris Society Region 2' you will receive a reduced room rate of $109/night. Continential breakfast included. Free WiFi.
SCHEDULE (click here for downloadable schedule)
FRIDAY Delmar Presbyterian Church, 585 Delaware Avenue, Delmar, NY 12054
4:00 5:30 pm Registration Community Room Corridor
4:00 7:30 pm Silent Auction Setup
5:00 6:00 pm Audit by Affiliate Leaders
Dinner on your own. Consult Internet for nearby restaurants.
SATURDAY Delmar Presbyterian Church, 585 Delaware Avenue, Delmar, NY 12054
8:00 9:30 am Silent Auction Setup continues
8:30 9:30 am Judges Training: Bonnie Nichols, Pres., Novelty Iris Society
Awards and Ballots (1 hour classroom credit) Library/Lounge
9:30 10:30 am Region 2 Board of Directors Meeting
9:30 am 12:45 pm Silent Auction Bidding Community Room
10:30 12:15 pm General Membership Meeting Community Room
Welcome, Business meeting, Awards presentations
12:15 12:45 pm Pot Luck Luncheon courtesy of Capital Hudson Iris Society - Community Room
12:45 2:00 pm KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Bonnie Nichols, Pres., Novelty Iris Society
Novelty Irises: Looking Forward, Looking Back
2:00 2:30 pm Silent Auction payment and pickup
2:30 4:30 pm Judges Training: Bonnie Nichols, President, Novelty Iris Society
Judging Novelty Irises (2 hours classroom credit) Community Room
Silent Auction: Joane Maier, CHIS vice-chair, is this year's Silent Auction coordinator. Please contact her with details
of your club's contributions. Email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 518-449-3758. She is also happy to answer your questions
and/or address any concerns.