Attending: Rick Helwig – Chairman, Bill Comisford -Secretary, Henry Shaw – Treasurer, Polly Horn, Valerie Hamill, Monte McGowen, Joe Heiberger, Greg Williams, Robert Souder, Hannah Griffith, and Chuck Grape.
Prior to the meeting, Rick gave a presentation on the Civil War photography.
Also, Stephen Cook asked for the Headquarters help with several events taking place with the Delaware Library Abraham Lincoln Exhibit:
Unit pledged its support of the programs and will be represented at the various events.
Chairman’s Report: Rick gave a “State of the Headquarters."
Election of officers: A motion was made to nominate the existing officers: Chairman – Rick Helwig; Vice Chairman – Tom Paul; Secretary – Bill Comisford; and Treasurer – Henry Shaw. Motion was accepted and slate of officers was approved.
Secretary’s Report: Bill presented the minutes from the meeting of October 29, 2009. Minutes were approved and accepted.
Treasurer’s Report: Henry Shaw gave the treasurer’s report. The last fireside chat brought in $365.00. The dinner theaters were pretty successful: October - $597.90; November - $870.95; and December - $725.00.
Ladies Aid Society: Valerie reported on the dinner theater. Great success.
Activities: The following activities were discussed:
· January 30th – Statehouse Grande Ball
· February 20th – Fireside Chat
· March 20th – Fireside Chat
· May 14-16, 2010, Sunbury Reenactment.
· August 21 & 22, 2010, Harlem Twp Heritage Day Bicentennial.
Rosecrans Memorial: No report, Tom out ill.
Reenactment – Fundraising Committee: Civil War dinners were discussed and planned, among other items. Discussed a “fireside chat” series of event held January 16, and planned events for February 20, and March 20.
Demos and Public Presentations: The following is the schedule of upcoming Living History Presentations:
· February Meeting: Engineers of the Civil War, Bob Mergel
· March Meeting: Watches and Time Pieces, Henry Shaw
Next meeting was set for Thursday, February 25th. Bring a friend!
Meeting was adjourned.
W. D. Comisford
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