WILLAMETTE CHAPTER

AMERICAN RHODODENDRON SOCIETY    

                                            Updated 10/01/10

President:   Wallace Reed 

   Board Members:

Vice President: vacant      

   Eldo Murphy
Programs:  Don & Syd Wermlinger     Sharon Leopold

Secretary:  KeithWhite                      

   Bob Grasing

Treasurer:   Helen Malby      

   Past Pres. Chuck Dehn   
Newsletter:   Editor:  Dick Lunfin      Web Site: Herb Spady
                      Printing:  Steve Krasik
                       Mailing:  Lundins

 

Calendar year membership dues are:
     Individual: $40
     Family $40

Memberships are available from the following or on the ARS Website.

Laura Grant
Executive Director
P.O. Box 525
Niagara Falls, NY 14304
Email: lauragrant@arsoffice.org
               or

Helen Malby

Treasurer Willamette Chapter ARS

9430 54th Ave. N.E.

Salem, OR 97305

CURRENT  WILLAMETTE CHAPTER NEWSLETTER

   Contains a calendar of events and other items from our current newsletter.  

Books available in our Library
Our Bylaws.

       Visit the AMERICAN RHODODENDRON SOCIETY  site.

Visit the Portland Chapter Web Site 

 

 

The purpose of the American Rhododendron Society and the Willamette Chapter, in Salem Oregon serving the mid-Willamette Valley, is the encouragement of the culture of rhododendrons, including azaleas, and the increase of the general understanding of and interest in all aspects of these plants.  The Chapter activities include monthly meetings (except during the summer), a spring public display of rhododendron trusses, lectures regarding rhododendrons, other plants  and associated subjects, study group meetings, publication of a newsletter and tours.

 

SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP OFFERS THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS:

Fellowship and friendships with enthusiastic gardeners sharing a common interest.
A quarterly journal with color photographs.
A seed exchange program, through which you may obtain rare seed.
A pollen bank maintained by members interested in propagation.
Rental of slide programs on pertinent subjects.
An opportunity to support the Rhododendron Research
An annual rhododendron conference in one of the garden cities of the world, including:
     *Opportunities to meet world leaders in the field.
     *Visits to private and public gardens.
     *An international flower show.
     *Opportunities to learn and share.
Regional conferences

 

BENEFITS OF CHAPTER MEMBERSHIP

Participate in chapter activities.
Buy rare and scarce plants at auctions or sales (not exclusively rhododendrons)
Obtain cuttings of plants
Participate in maintenance and enjoyment of the Cecil and Molly Smith Garden
Receive a newsletter.
Enjoy speakers and slide programs.
Learn how to grow rhododendrons and azaleas.
Go on garden tours.
Buy books at discount.
Get landscaping help.