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Mid Winter Symposium 2019
Great news for anyone who did not get to attend the Region 10 Summer Meeting in Chattanooga, Tennessee! The search committee for the 2019 MWS looked at several hotels in Kentucky and Tennessee. The hotel that was selected is the Holiday Inn University Plaza in Bowling Green, Kentucky from Friday, February 8, 2019 to Sunday, February 10, 2019.
This is newly renovated with updated conveniences such as Keurig coffee machines and refrigerators in each room. We will have a large enough banquet room to host the speakers both days and have a leisurely evening meal on both Friday and Saturday nights. We will have a Hospitality Room designated for the Wineception and get together both nights after the meetings end. You will get vouchers for two breakfasts for each night stay of your weekend (example: for Saturday and Sunday mornings). The cost is $125.00 (plus tax) per night and no charge for parking! We will get the registration forms out as soon as the speakers and each day’s lineups have been finalized. We fill that you will truly enjoy your stay at this hotel venue. If you would like to plan the weekend now, you can call the hotel direct at 270-745-0088 or at 1-800-HOLIDAY (no later than 1/9/19) and mention block code AH2 to get in on the rooms that are set aside for this event. Watch for information to be online soon and coming in the next Daylily Appeal.
If I may also be so bold to ask, if anyone is coming from the Nashville area, would you be so kind as to consider to pick up a speaker from the airport if it would be needed to help defray the cost of transportation to the MWS in Bowling Green from Nashville? If this is something you might be able to do, please call me at 502-239-8963.
Helpful hint: If you need something to give to a daylily nut for Christmas, or a birthday, or an anniversary, or any other event, consider giving them the gift of a registration to MWS.
Another thing to add is that we now have the credit card reader for auction nights (since the Summer Meeting this year) in case you did not know! This will be used at the auction sales event.
If you have any questions about the hotel, please contact Chris Schardein at 502-239-8963.
Below you will find the list of speakers and a quick summery of their talks they will give at MWS
Mary Baker “The Reluctant Hybridizer” In a rare appearance, Mary will show her exciting purples, reds, whites, bagels, UF’s with clear, clean, sun-resistant color and green throats. Green throats run throughout her lines. Mary is the President of Region One.
Mike Holmes – “Color Changer Daylilies – Recently, officially defined daylily phenomenon by the AHS.” Past, Present and Future illustrations and more. (A dazzling presentation). Mike is the webmaster for Region 2.
Sandy Holmes - Sandy will regale us with insights into the excitement - ever building - at River Bend Daylilies - "Specializing in the unique, hardy, beautiful and tough daylilies." Her award winning cultivars are gaining ever increasing populatarity Sandy is the President of Region 2.
Kirsten Hatfield – “Double Vision” – With over 900 named cultivars, Kirsten’s focus is on developing exceptional double and single flowered daylilies. Her nursery (and family ranch) are known as Dorsetts & Daylilies. Daylilies, Cattle and Sheep
Kate Patrick – “Tripping through English Gardens” – From a recent, sentimental journey to her birthplace, Kate’s shares ravishing photos and exciting commentary to some of England’s lush and spectacular gardens. Kate is President of the Middle Tennessee Daylily Society.
David Bishop - "In Quest of Little Daylilies" David and Dors Bishop enjoy the timeless beauty of Shady Rest garden, three acres of beauty outside Atlanta. David is hybridizing small, miniature, single and double-flowered daylilies. David is the Regional Publicity Director of AHS, Region 6.
Daylily Town Hall Meeting – Panel and attendees hold a lively discussion of wide-ranging daylily issues of the day.
David Kirchhoff – David Kirchhoff reminisces about some high and low spots in his 60 years of daylilies. Cultivars, Personalities, and friendships. “You come for the daylilies - you stay for the daylilies and the friendships.” – Kay Day Priccola
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
David Kirchhoff, Chair Phone: 407-416-9119
1301 Gilberts Creek Road Hybridizer@aol.com
Lawrenceburg, KY 40342
8032 N Watterson Trail
Louisville KY 40291
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Minimum value $20.00
Digital Images Futures/2019 Introductions:
109 West Poplar St
Elizabethtown KY 42701
Email – email@example.com deadline: January 14, 2019
2019 Introductions – all. Futures-maximum 7 per person
Meeting and Lodging
Holiday Inn University Plaza
1021 Wilkinson Trace
Bowling Green KY 42103
For Reservations: 270-745-0088 or Toll Free at: 1-800-HOLIDAY
NO Parking fee
$125.00 (plus tax) includes (2) free breakfast vouchers at hotel restaurant
MUST BE MADE BEFORE Wed, January 9, 2019
Be sure to mention AH2 for hotel discount