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ALL MEETINGS ARE THE SECOND THURSDAY OF EVERY OTHER MONTH(JAN,MAR,MAY,JULY,SEPT,NOV) AT 7PM AT THE
VETERAN TOWN HALL CORNER OF JOHNSON HOLLOW RD & ROUTE 14 MILLPORT NY(UNLESS OTHERWISE ANNOUNCED)
THE PUBLIC IS WELCOME & VOLUNTEERS ARE ENCOURAGED.  HELP US TO KEEP THE PAST PRESENT.
 
 

Town of Veteran Historical Society

Meeting Minutes

9 May 2019

 

 

 

Date: Thursday, May 9, 2019

 

Present: (13) Tim & Anne Rodabaugh, Jean Seymour, Shirley Lant, Bev & Ray Benjamin, Shelby & Andrew

Martin, Gloria Campbell, Jean & Dick Coon, Anita Hesser and JoAnn Ripley

 

Members Joining (1) or renewing (2) their dues: Doreen Hartman

 

 

Reading of the last meeting minutes: Adopted by: Ray Benjamin; 2nd Jean Coon 

 

 

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

 

Treasurer's Report: Balance $13,398.62. $97.23 taken in from container returns & dues. Motion to accept

the treasurer's report was made by Jean Seymour, 2nd by Ray Benjamin

  

Old Business:

1) no old business

 

 

New Business:

1) Tim Rodabaugh reported for the building committee. Veteran Grange voted at their last meeting on  

April 19, 2019 to gift the grange building to the Historical Society. A letter was sent to the NYS Grange  

Executive Committee advising them. The NYS Grange Master has expressed an interest in meeting with

the grange members. This will be discussed further in the coming months. 

 

2) Anita Hesser reported for the Fund Raising Committee. She has 14 crafters interested in participating

as of this date. The Craft / Bake Fair is Saturday September 14, 2019 from 10 am to 3 pm - we should be

there at 9 am. We will also be there the night before to begin some set up. If anyone attends other area

craft sales before please take some flyers to advertise ours. 


3) Pine Valley Day is scheduled for Saturday June 29th from 10 am to 3 pm. We will have an informational

table there as well as the name quilts. 

 

4) Turners Dairy Farm on the Ridge Road recently sold all of their cattle to a nearby farmer. Gloria

mentioned that it would be nice to see if they might donate one of their glass "milk receivers" to the society.

 

5) Gloria mentioned that the Lee School in nearby Montour Falls is having an open house Saturday May 10th

if anyone is interested in attending. This school is part of the Schuyler County Historical Society.

 

6) Gloria suggested we visit the Erin Historical Society to familiarize ourselves with how other societies

set up their museums / display areas. We might get some helpful hints. 

 

7) Gloria mentioned the cemetery clean up this past weekend at Parsons, Turner & Crandall. She also

mentioned Jeff Castor emailed us asking about the St. John cemetery off Jennings Road. Gloria will contact

the Oberg family to see if we can get in there to clean it up. 

 

Speaker / Presenter: none scheduled for this meeting.

 

Date / Time of next meeting: Thursday July 11, 2019 at Veteran Grange Hall @ 7 pm 

 

Adjournment / motion & second: Motion to adjourn made by Gloria Campbell, 2nd by Tim Rodabaugh

 

Submitted by: Shirley Lant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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