AIS Board of Directors Fall Meeting and Registration

The Greater Omaha Iris Society is hosting the 2015 American Iris Society Board of Directors Fall Meeting November 6th and 7th.  The registration form is here: 2015 Fall AIS Board Meeting as a Word (docx) file.

If you need a PDF instead, use this link.  Hope to see many of you there!

2015 November 6 – 7 Omaha, Nebraska
Meeting Chair: Linda Wilkie, 15115 Grant Circle, Omaha, NE 68116
phone: (402)493-3808
e-mail: lrwilkie@gmail.com

Your registration fee includes Friday evening hospitality (light hors d’oeuvres), Saturday luncheon and Saturday evening Banquet.  (Friday evening dinner is on your own.)  The hotel provides free shuttle service from the airport and registrants will receive complimentary parking in the adjoining hotel garage.  Registration does not include your hotel accommodations (see details below for hotel information)

Meeting Fee:  $65.00 (banquet only fee $35.00)

Checks should be made payable to Greater Omaha Iris Society and mailed to:

Phyllis Randall
22871 Kane Avenue
Glenwood, IA  51534

Credit Card payment can be accepted.  Contact the Registrar, Phyllis Randall for instructions.

(phone:  712-520-7754 or email: pkrandall22871@gmail.com)

Questions may be directed to:

Linda Wilkie, 402-559-7649 (day time) 402-493-3808 (evenings)  lrwilkie@gmail.com

Meeting Headquarters: Hyatt Place Omaha Downtown Old Market
540 S. 12th Street
Omaha, NE 68102
phone: (402) 513-5500
website: Hyatt Place Omaha Downtown Old Market

The hotel is located in the popular entertainment district of the Old Market in Omaha, the area has many restaurants, art galleries and upscale shopping. The area retains its brick paved streets from the turn of the century, horse-drawn carriages, and covered sidewalks in some areas. It is not uncommon to see a variety of street performers, artists, and other vendors.

Attractions available in Omaha and within the 5 mile limit for the hotel’s complimentary shuttle include:

·         The Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo

·         Lauritzen Gardens and the Dougherty Conservatory

·         Joselyn Art Museum

·         Midtown Crossings Shopping and Dining

Within walking distance of the hotel are over 40 dining venues and numerous art galleries and shops.  November 6th is “First Friday” in the Old Market and most galleries are open into the evening hours for these open events.

 Check:  http://oldmarket.com/ to plan any activities for yourself or your travelling companion.

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