The Midwest Chapter of The American Rhododendron Society (ARS) was founded in 1962 and is one of four chapters in District 11. Promote the ARS and associated botanical gardens as a resource for Rhododendron research and public engagement, and foster participation and membership of scientists in the American Rhododendron Society. Click on FAQs and click on the appropriate link. Our goal is to have 100 ARS members in our chapter. ARS regular (individual and family) membership is $40 per year, includes four issues of the informative and beautiful Journal of the American Rhododendron Society, along with the opportunity to attend regional and national conferences and conventions, access to the ARS seed exchange and pollen bank, and membership in our chapter. For 35 years, The Quarterly Bulletin of the American Rhododendron Society was a 6" x 9" booklet with about 60 or 70 pages per issue. In 1976 the Research Foundation was established with the signing of a Trust Agreement between the American Rhododendron Society and the Foundation's original trustees: by J. Judson Brooks, Edward Dunn, John P. Evans, Alfred S. Martin, Theodore H. Van Veen and Franklin H. West as directors and August E. Kehr as president. Membership subscription to the American Rhododendron Society $28 a year. Submitted by Lonnie Player, Fayetteville, NC. American Rhododendron Society P.O. We have 80+ members from the upper Midwest states including Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan and Minnesota. The Journal American Rhododendron Society is included as a benefit of membership. 2. North and South Dakota are also within our region. Please consider taking a joint membership with the ARHS and the American Rhododendron Society (ARS). for the Journal of the American Rhododendron Society. A "Good-Doers" list of hybrid and species rhododendron are now available. Members receive the ARS Journal (a 60-page glossy magazine) four times a year. The Journal American Rhododendron Society is included as a benefit of membership. The New York Chapter, centered on Long Island, NY, is one of many chapters throughout the United States, Canada, and the World that encourage interest in and disseminate knowledge about rhododendrons and azaleas. "Mr. Carl", a newly registered ("The Honourable Jean Marie de Montague" x "Babar") hybrid. The first half of this talk begins with … Published quarterly by the AMERICAN RHODODENDRON SOCIETY, P.O. Box 214, Great River, NY 11739 Ph: 631-533-0375 Fax: 866-883-8019 E-Mail: member@arsoffice.orgmember@arsoffice.org Current Members of ARS may access the Journal American Rhododendron Society online, 2012 to present.  Members REGISTER at Office of the ARS to set up your user name and password After you are registered, LOG IN at Office of the ARS with your user name and password to access beautiful online copies of the Journal. 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