Sandy Gossman and Nan Bonfils will be selling fall creations at Lincoln View Farm the weekend of September 24-26. The location is 1071 X Ave, Boone, IA 50036. Again, Sandy and Nan are donating their time and materials and all income will go to improving the Arboretum’s hosta collection. For more information contact Nancy Briggs 515-292-8628 at Lincoln View. Nancy specializes in the sale of shade-loving perennials and her shop is a stop on the Junkathon that weekend.
Friday – 9 am to 5 pm
Saturday – 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday – 11 am to 3 pm
On Saturday morning, September 25th, 2021, starting between 7:00 am and 8:00 am, The Foundation for the Boone Area Humane Society will hold its annual “Paws in the Park” 5K run/walk. We invite you, with or without your four-legged friend, to take a healthy 5K run/walk on behalf of the Foundation through the beautiful Iowa Arboretum & Gardens. Because of social distancing, there will be no start to the race for all participants. Upon registration, you will be free to begin the course. Registration will be outside and masks will be encouraged at that time The entry fee is $30.00. The fee is $35.00 for registrations received after September 20th. Participants may also opt to pay the “Lazy Dog Fee” of $30.00 (Stay in bed and still support the Foundation). Online registration is available at: getmeregistered.com. Registration forms are also available at the Boone Area Humane Society, 226 West 16th, Boone, IA. Registrations before September 20th will guarantee a T-shirt. Registrations on the day of the run are accepted. Questions can be directed to Krista Moffitt at (515)-230-2704. Money raised from this fundraiser will go to support the Boone Area Humane Society through the Foundation for the Boone Area Humane Society.
The 2021 Annual Meeting of the members of Iowa Arboretum, Incorporated will be at the Arboretum at 1875 Peach Avenue,
Madrid, Iowa, on Thursday November 11, 2021. Registration will begin at 12:15 P.M. The meeting will begin at 12:30 P.M. to
take action on the following matters:
1. Reports of officers, directors, and committees
2. Election of Board of Director Members
3. Election of Endowment Fund Committee Member
Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or adjournments thereof.
Members are urged to attend this meeting and hear reports of the officers and participate in the election of Board of Director
Members and other activities of your Arboretum.
This notice dated at Madrid, Iowa, this 20th day of August 2021:
Tom Jordan, Secretary
Nan Bonfils and Sandy Gossman are back working their seasonal design magic. They will be making wreaths,
tabletop designs, and a few other surprises. View, order, and prepay on the Arboretum website (orders start
November 15) and pick up your beautiful seasonal arrangement on Saturday, December 4 between 9 am and
noon. All proceeds will go to restore the hosta collection.