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    Members who make leadership gifts of $1,000 or more are recognized through membership in the AHS President’s Council. Your charitable gift provides funds that support everything from internships and the National Children & Youth Garden Symposium, to national awards and the stewardship of River Farm.

    President’s Council

    Levels of Support

    In consideration of your kind generosity, the American Horticultural Society is pleased to offer President’s Council members a range of opportunities for recognition and involvement. Click on the links below to join the AHS President's Council, or contact us at development@ahs.org or (703) 768-5700.

    The 2016 President's Council trip will be a tour of private and public gardens in Chicagoland, May 17-21. President's Council members will receive invitations soon.

    Council Member's Circle ($1,000 - $2,499)

    • Personalized membership card
    • The American Gardener, the Society's acclaimed magazine, delivered six times a year
    • Free or discounted admission at nearly 300 public gardens across the country
    • Invitation to participate in the Society's annual seed exchange
    • Discounts on AHS publications and educational programs
    • Access to members-only area of the AHS website
    • Recognition in the AHS Annual Report
    • Exclusive President's Council travel opportunities
    • President's Council lapel pins
    • Recognition in The American Gardener magazine

    Haupt Circle ($2,500 - $4,999)

    All Council Member's benefits PLUS:

    • An autographed gardening book (a new title each year)
    • A specially arranged guided tour of the Society's River Farm headquarters with the AHS director and River Farm horticulturist

    Liberty Hyde Bailey Circle ($5,000-$9,999)

    Haupt benefits PLUS:

    • Recognition on the Society's annual Honor Roll of Donors, displayed inside the River Farm estate house

    Chairman's Circle ($10,000-$24,999)

    Liberty Hyde Bailey benefits PLUS:

    • Two tickets to the AHS Gala at River Farm

    Founder's Circle ($25,000+)

    Chairman's benefits PLUS special recognition