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2018 Yankee
District Convention

March 23-25, 2018
Doubletree by Hilton

123 Old River Road, Andover, MA 01810



Floral Arranging Workshop

Photography Contest


Rose Window Feb 2018


Rose Window July 2017

Four Score and Roses Galore

ARS National Show and Convention -Gettysburg

with Yankee District Trophy classes  and District meeting

September 8-10, 2017



Schedule of Events

Horticultural Schedule

Arrangement Schedule

Photography Schedule



 Newsletter of the Yankee District
The Rose Window, our District  newsletter, is available on-line

Yankee District Newsletter

Rose Window July 2017

Rose Window January 2017

Gold Medal District Newsletter Winner
for 2015 and 2016


editor Andy Vanable


Rose Window Feb 2016

Rose Window July 2016

The Rose Window-July2015.pdf

February 2015 Rose Window

JAN 2014 Rose Window



Congratulations to John Mattia for winning the ARS Blake Hedrick Award!

Introduction This award is established in memory of Guy Blake Hedrick, Jr. to recognize outstanding rose exhibitors who display the highest levels of excellence, integrity, and respect for the ideals of showing roses typified by Mr. Hedrick during his long career as a rosarian. It is intended as a life-long achievement award for an exhibitor who has been a successful National, District, and local exhibitor, and also a model in sharing his/her knowledge in growing championship roses. Acts Worthy of Recognition The following examples may be used as general guidance to identify those activities that are deemed worthy of nomination for consideration: • Sustained success in showing roses at the National, District and local levels for a decade or longer by an individual or team who has consistently exhibited rose show entries of the highest caliber with integrity and spirit for the ideals of the American Rose Society; • Sustained lifetime achievement by an individual in devoting and focusing his or her educational talents and expertise to promoting the art of exhibition of the rose through consistent and reliable contributions to educating the public about exhibiting roses; and/or • Significant and sustained acts of achievement by an individual in organizing and overseeing the conduct of successful rose shows at the National, District and local levels.



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