Attending: Rick Helwig – Chairman, Tom Paul – Vice-Chairman, Bill Comisford -Secretary, Henry Shaw, Treasurer, Polly Horn, Steve Ball, Valerie Hamill, Monte McGowen, Chuck Grapes, Joe Heiberger, Linda Paul, Suzanne Allen, Liz Golowenski, Rob, Kim & Payton Seats, Hannah Griffith, and Elizabeth Reeb.
Polly Horn gave a public presentation on power-point of the life of William Starke Rosecrans. Great presentation.
Chairman’s Report: Rick welcomed Henry back who had been out of commission and on a leave of absence from the HQ.
Rick discussed some ideas for the 2011 season. Let’s accumulate events and discuss them in a planning meeting in January 2011.
Vice-Chairman’s Report: Tom discussed the progress on the statute and several meetings with the Statehouse people.
Tom also discussed the HQ involvement in organizing an event at the Statehouse to kick-off the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War to be held on February 12, 2011.
Secretary’s Report: Bill discussed and passed around the minutes of the September meeting. Secretary’s report approved and accepted later in the meeting.
Treasurer’s Report: Henry Shaw gave a report on the status: HQ - $3,200+ and Memorial - $4,400+. Motion by Polly, seconded by Chuck to loan up to $1,000 to the memorial fund to assist with the acquisition of the rendering of the statute. Motion carried.
Re-enactment Committee. Meeting to be held December 9.
Ladies Aid Society: Rosecrans’ HQ dinner theater for October went very well. Dates have been set (Nov 13 and Dec 13). Val and Liz discussed the “Sanitary Fair” to be held during the May Re-enactment. Veterans’ Day cemetery event being organized by Suzanne. Quilt work is progressing.
Activities: The following activities were discussed:
Up-coming campaign activities:
· November 13, Dinner Theater
· December 4, Christmas on the Square
· December 11, Dinner Theater
· May 20-22, 2011, Sunbury Re-enactment
Unit Impressions: Nothing.
Demos and Public Presentations: The following is the schedule of upcoming Living History Presentations:
· December Jeff Martin? - Civilian Pastors during the Civil War
Next meeting was set for Thursday, December ___. Bring a friend!
Meeting was adjourned.
W. D. Comisford
Secretary, Rosecrans’ Headquarters
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