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VETERAN TOWN HALL CORNER OF JOHNSON HOLLOW RD & ROUTE 14 MILLPORT NY(UNLESS OTHERWISE ANNOUNCED)
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Town of Veteran Historical Society

Meeting Minutes

14 March 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date: 14 March 2019

 

Present: (14) Anita Hesser, JoAnn Ripley, Rick Smith, Gloria Campbell, Tim Rodabaugh,

Dick & Jean Coon, Bev & Ray Benjamin, Shelby Martin, Mary Mower, Jean Seymour, Shirley Lant

and Mary Johnson 

 

 

Members Joining (0) or renewing (5) their dues:Tami Mallare, JoAnn Ripley, Walter & Ann

Lant and Jean Seymour

 

A quorum was established at the beginning of the meeting. Meeting began at 7:00 p.m.

 

Reading of the last meeting minutes: Adopted by:Tim Rodabaugh, 2nd by Mary Mower

 

Treasurer's Report: Balance $13, 398.62. (January - $500 in dues, donations, etc. taken 

in. February - $456.00 donations, dues, etc. taken in, $50.00 for stamps taken out)  

The necessary forms have been filed with the IRS bringing us up to date.  

Motion to accept the treasurer's report was made by Mary Johnson, 2nd by Ray Benjamin 

 

 

Old Business:  

 

1) none

 

New Business:

1) A watercolor painting done by Talitha Botsford was purchased by the treasurer from an 

on-line auction at a cost of $52.00 - plus $68.00 for shipping. Mary Mower donated $45.00  

towards the purchase. The society will reimburse the treasurer. Motion made to reimburse

the treasurer by Ray Benjamin 2nd by Jean Seymour. 

 

2) The building committee reported that they are working on a couple of properties. One

being the Veteran Grange building on the Ridge Road. Tim Rodabaugh reported that a

proposal was made at the February Grange meeting for the builidng to be gifted to the society.

Follow up will continue. 

 

3) Gloria would like us to visit the Erin Historical Society building this year to see what they are

doing & get some ideas on how we can proceed. 

 

4) Anita and Gloria presented information on our Craft / Bake event to be held at Raymour

& Flanigan on Saturday September 14th. This will be for 20 - 25 Crafters only - each to get

a "spot" inside the building. Tables / spots will be $20.00 Our baked goods & any other

foods we sell will be outside under cover. Signing / advertising will be done by both the

sponsor & us. We talked about hanging a banner on the fence facing the highway. We will

put the word out to any Crafters we know to get them on board as early as we can. More

information will follow at each of our upcoming meetings.

 

5) "Pine Valley Day" will be held Saturday June 29th at the Pine Valley Baptist Church on

Route 14, from 10 am to 3 pm. We will have a table with information at this event.

 

6) The 30th Annual Old Timers Festival will be held July 5th, 6th & 7th at their location on

Route 14 just over the county line in Schuyler Co. We talked about having a table / booth there

however it would need to be manned the entire three days. This will be discussed further if

there is interest, this will be the final year for this event. 

 

7) Anita mentioned we are on the books for our bake sale at the Horseheads American Legion

on Old Ithaca Road for Friday November 22nd. Set up will be at 3:30 pm. We will sell our

items from 4 - 6:45 pm. This is one our best fund raisers.

 

Speaker / Presenter: none for this meeting.

 

Date / Time of next meeting: Thursday May 9, 2019 @ 7 pm at the Town Hall 

 

Adjournment / motion & second: Motion to adjourn made by JoAnn Ripley 2nd by Bev Benjamin 

 

Submitted by: Shirley Lant

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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