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The New York District holds its annual meeting at the District Convention, which is hosted by one of the local societies each year.  The New York District Rose Show is also held annually at the District Convention. The ARS Silver Honor Medal, ARS Outstanding Consulting Rosarian Award and ARS Outstanding Judge Award are presented at the District Convention.


The Mission of the American Rose Society

The American Rose Society exists to promote the culture and appreciation of the rose, through education and research, to members, to local rose societies and their members and to the public.


The Vision of the American Rose Society:

The rose is America's National Floral Emblem.  We aspire to be the nation's best source for information, research and education about the rose for our members and for the general public.  We will share this information through a website, a national network of Consulting Rosarians,rose shows, and non-competitive rose exhibitions open to the general public