QBARS - v13n3 Great Lakes Chapter American Rhododendron Society Formed

Great Lakes Chapter A.R.S. Formed
O. S. Pride

On April 29th, 1959, fifteen members of the American Rhododendron Society met at the David Mead Hotel in Meadville, Penna., and voted to form the Great Lakes Chapter, subject to the approval of the National Board.* The following officers were elected: President, David G. Leach Vice President, Noel C. Farr Secretary-Treasurer, O. S. Pride.  Due to the enthusiasm of Noel Fall and David Leach the chapter now has sixty members.

* Editor's Note: By unanimous action the Board of Directors of the Society on June 28, 1959 granted the new group chapter status in the Society.