Where It Was Needed the Most: Anne Gutmann's Generous Donation

Ware, Jeff
May 2012
American Rose;May/Jun2012, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p81
The article discusses Anne Gutmann's bequest of 300,000 U.S. dollars to the American Rose Society (ARS). ARS executive director Jeff Ware reveals that the ARS Board of Directors decided to invest large portion of it in the ARS Endowment Trust and use the rest to pay off all ARS debts and establish a contingency fund. He describes Anne Gutmann as a rose lover who was introduced to the ARS by member Don Ballin. He avers that more than roses, the ARS is about supporting its people who love roses.


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