Sierra Foothills Iris Society scholarship

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Region 14 of the American Iris Society is sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship to graduating seniors and college students for the 2018-19 school year. The local affiliate, Sierra Foothills Iris Society, invites students planning a career in horticulture, floriculture, nursery production or a related field to apply. The criteria and application are available on the Region 14 website at Deadline for application is April 5. For information on the scholarship, call 530-775-9559 or email

The Sierra Foothills Iris Society will hold its next meeting 7:15 p.m. March 27 at the Auburn City Hall, Rose Room, 1227 Lincoln Way, Auburn. This month’s speaker will be discussing drip systems. All attendees are eligible to receive an iris at the next monthly drawing.

For information on the meeting, call 530-477-2811.