hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive


From: John I Jones <jijones@ix.netcom.com>

James Brooks wrote:
> From: James Brooks <hirundo@tricon.net>
> At 04:51 PM 1/12/99 EST, you wrote:
> >From: StorYlade@aol.com
> >
> >
> >Lo All,
> >
> >I've been pretty much out of the loop, iris wise, since the fall of 95.  I
> >understand that the over-all AIS membership is way down, maybe a thousand or
> >more.  Is this true?  If so, does anyone have an idea why this has happened?
> >For several years, we gained about as many as we lost and stayed at a fairly
> >stable number.  Ideas?
> My guess would be membership services. I guess there has been improvements
> in the former six month delay in receiving books that one orders, but
> service (or the lack of it) takes other directions. I let my membership
> lapse last June, which is a busy time for all of us, so when I renewed this
> fall I asked to have the two copies of the magazine that I missed sent to
> me. I got a response that henceforward memberships would only follow the
> caldendar year, so I would have to buy the ones I missed as back copies. If
> it were any other organization, I would have dropped out right there. I was
> once six months late in renewing National Geographic, but they immediately
> sent me all the missing back issues. Now that's service!
> 2. Too many organizations. If you love all the various types of iris you
> have a horrendous amount of dues to pay to belong to HIPS, the TB Iris
> Society, each othe the medians and so on. Why could we not have one first
> class organization to serve the entire world of iris?
> 3. Coming from that, I've renewed twice with HIPS and never gotten anything
> from them. First they sent my check back because it didn't have my name and
> address printed on it, then I sent them another $12, and haven't heard
> anything.
> These are the kinds of things that drive people away. Faced with a similar
> situation, the National Storytelling Association here in Jonesborough split
> into two organizations, one of which is devoted entirely to membership
> services. Perhaps there is a message here.
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe from this mailing list, or to change your subscription
> to digest, go to the ONElist web site, at http://www.onelist.com and
> select the User Center link from the menu bar on the left.


John I. Jones
Director of Marketing
CrypTEC Systems
19672 Stevens Creek Blvd., Ste 169
Cupertino, California 95014
Phone (408) 973-8855  Ext 18  Fax (408) 973-8979
Email jijones@CrypTEC.com
35572 Linda Dr
Fremont, CA 94536
Phone: (510)795-9723 Fax (510) 794-6887
Cellular: (510) 693-4400

John                     | "There be dragons here"
                         |  Annotation used by ancient cartographers
                         |  to indicate the edge of the known world.

USDA zone 8/9 (coastal, bay) 
Visit my website at:

To reply to me personally click on
Fremont, California, USA

President, Westbay Iris Society
Director, Region 14 of the AIS

Subscribe to iris-talk at:

Subscribe to iris-photos at:

To unsubscribe from this mailing list, or to change your subscription
to digest, go to the ONElist web site, at http://www.onelist.com and
select the User Center link from the menu bar on the left.

  • References:

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index