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57th ADS National Show (2024)

Visit beautiful Wenatchee, Washington – located in the scenic Columbia River valley on the eastern edge of the Cascade mountain range for a National Show like no other.

The Apple Capital of the World will become the Dahla Capital of North America from September 5 – 9, 2024.   The show will feature exhibits by many of the world’s top dahlia … See entire post.

Don Dramstad passes, 3/28/2024

It is with heavy hearts that the National Capital Dahlia Society reports the death of long-time member, Don Dramstad.  Don died March 28, 2024 at his winter home in Florida.  At Don’s request, there will be no funeral.  Rhonda plans to have a celebration of Don’s life in the fall during dahlia season.

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Member Talent Survey


Member’s Only

Do you have talents that could help ADS streamline its operations while providing additional benefits to ADS members and the local dahlia societies?

We want to know about your talents!  

More info

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New Intros 2024 Presentation and Video Available

A pdf (suitable for showing at a meeting) of the 2024 New Intros is now available: View (and download using Adobe) here.

Members may also access a narrated (downloadable) video in the Member Section of the site. 

  • Choose “Docs, forms, presentations, and policy/procedure information – Member Info Page” from the “Categories of Information” on the initial Member Info Page
  • Look
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