Rosecrans’ Headquarters
Minutes of Meeting Held
Thursday, February 25, 2010

Attending:  Rick Helwig – Chairman, Bill Comisford -Secretary, Henry Shaw – Treasurer, Polly Horn, Valerie Hamill, Monte & Charlotte McGowen, Joe Heiberger, , Robert Souder, Hannah Griffith, Chuck Grape, Bob & Nancy Mergel. 

Guests: Bob Brugler, John Garwood & son, Tim, Jordan Buell, Don Tackett (friend of Bob Mergel)

Prior to the meeting, Bob Mergel and Don Tackett gave a presentation on the Civil War topographical engineers. 

Chairman’s Report:  Rick introduced the guests.  New year, need to pay dues.  Rick discussed “Jiffy Calendars” as a possible fundraiser.  Will check into further.

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 January 28, 2010.  Minutes were approved and accepted.

Treasurer’s Report:  Henry Shaw gave the treasurer’s report.  $3,581.55 in HQ account and $1,304.76 in Memorial account.  Treasurer’s report approved and accepted. 

Ladies Aid Society:  Nothing to report.

Activities:  The following activities were discussed:

Up-Coming Activites:

·         March 20th – Fireside Chat

·         March 21st – Open house at Delaware Library

·         March 24th – Reenactment presentation at Delaware Library 6:30 – 9 pm

·         March 27 – Powell Branch of the Library 9 – 5 pm

·         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:  Discussed a “fireside chat” series event held February 20, and plans for March 20.

Demos and Public Presentations:  The following is the schedule of upcoming Living History Presentations:

 ·         March Meeting:           Abraham Lincoln, Bob Brugler

Next meeting was set for Thursday, March 25th.  Bring a friend! 

Meeting was adjourned.

Respectfully Submitted,


W. D. Comisford
Secretary, Rosecrans’ Headquarters




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