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Welcome to the Office of the American Rhododendron Society web site.  Members, Chapters and Society officers, directors and committees will find a useful library containing up-to-date information.

What's New: - Chapters: July chapter reports are now available.
  - All Users: OARS home page redesign.
  - Chapters: 2015 renewal transaction forms.
  - Members: Summer 2014 Journal issue published.
Members Chapters Society
Journal American Rhododendron Society Electronic Edition
Current members login with your personal username and password to read JARS on-line. Available issues: Fall 2012 to present.

    Register for a personal login.
Chapter Membership ListAssociate Member ListCombined Membership List
Chapters login with your chapter-specific username and password to view a member, associate member or combined membership report for your chapter.
    Printer-friendly membership lists.
Society Officers, Directors and Staff
Current list of ARS officers, directors and staff and their contact information. Log-in with chapter-specific username and password or use OARS generic login to view.
Archive of ARS Quarterly Bulletins and Journals
Early issues of the ARS Quarterly Bulletin and Journal are viewable at Virginia Tech's Digital Library and Archive.  Access is open and free to everyone.
Chapter Membership Change Report
Look here for changes in members' records for your chapter; shows address, phone, email changes, new members, etc. Chapter-specific login required.
Society Committees
Current list of ARS committee chairs and their contact information. Log-in with chapter-specific username and password or use OARS generic login to view.
Access the ARS Membership Roster
Current members login with your personal username and password to access the on-line membership roster.
Financial Transaction Report
Chapters login with your chapter-specific username and password to view your chapter's monthly financial activity. Includes payments, contributions, renewals, orders, and new members joining online.  Data provided for past 3 months.
Board Meeting AgendasBoard Meeting Minutes
Archive of Board of Directors meeting agendas and minutes. Log-in with chapter specific username and password or use OARS generic login to view.
Society BylawsSociety Policies of the BoardARS Organization Chart
Members familiarize yourself with the ARS bylaws, policies, procedures and organization chart that govern the Society's activities.
Chapter Email List
Downloadable file to create an email distribution list for your chapter.  Cut and paste into your mail program.  Please let OARS know of any email address changes.
Society BylawsSociety Policies of the BoardARS Organization Chart
Bylaws, policies, procedures and organization chart governing the activities of chapters, committees, directors, officers, etc.
Shop at the ARS Store
Purchase ARS logo merchandise, books, or shop online at national merchants such as Amazon, Microsoft, HP, Best Buy, Walmart, etc. and earn a referral fee for the ARS.
Chapter Mailing Labels
Downloadable text-formatted file that can be used with word processor programs to create member mailing address labels.
Society Districts
List of ARS Chapters organized by district, with district directors and chapter presidents contact information.
ARS Donation Agreement Form
For gift donations of $1000 or more to the Society. Downloadable Microsoft Word formatted file.
Renewal Instructions for Chapter Treasurers and Membership Chairs
Renewal calendar, membership renewal forms and procedures.
Ten Year Census
Membership totals for ARS chapters and districts for the past ten years.
RHS Colour Charts
ISCC-NBS Color Names For the Colors Included In the RHS Colour Chart (1966, 1986, 1995, and 2001 Editions).  Hybridizers will find this useful.
Membership Application Forms
Download and print ARS membership application form.  Provided in pdf and Microsoft Word formats.
Society Endowment Grant Program
Learn the details about how to apply for an Endowment Fund Grant.
Rhododendron.org
Visit the American Rhododendron Society public web site. Find cultural care information, a searchable plant database, the seed-exchange, and much more.
Chapter PresidentsChapter Treasurers/Membership ChairsNews Editors
Current chapter presidents, treasures/membership chairs and newsletter editors contact information.
ARS Convention Guidelines
Everything you need to know about planning and running a convention.
Vireya.net
Website dedicated to plants of Rhododendron subgenus Vireya - more commonly known as Vireya Rhododendrons.
Search the Speakers' Bureau Database
Need a speaker for your chapter meeting?  Search by subject, speaker's name, speaker's state or country.
ARS Gold and Silver Medalists and Pioneer Achievement Awardees
Complete list of honorees who have received ARS highest awards for significant contribution to the genus Rhododendron.
  DVD Program Library
Programs on DVD's that chapters can purchase for use at their meetings.
 
  A Guide to Planting & Care
Download and print locally a copy of the three-fold ARS pamphlet "A Guide to Planting & Care".
 
  Clip Art
Downloadable Society graphics for chapter correspondence, publications, or events.
 

Office of the American Rhododendron Society
Laura Grant, Executive Director
P. O. Box 525,  Niagara Falls, NY   14304
Phone:  416-424-1942     Fax:  905-262-1999
E-mail:  lauragrant@arsoffice.org

Web Master:  Bob Weissman      Technical Assistance:  Don Smart


Updated: August 2014