Executive Officer - Rick Helwig
Vice Executive Officer - Tom Paul
Secretary - Bill Comisford was absent so no
minutes from the last meeting
Treasurer - Henry Shaw reported there
is $3909.92 in the Headquarters account and
$5941.92 in the Memorial Fund
Past Campaign Reports:
July 4th parade entry and efforts of
Comisfords and Rick were fruitful in selling bricks,
t-shirts and spreading the word about
Rosecrans and the Headquarters.
Up Coming Campaigns:
Coshocton - Aug. 12-14
Harlem Twp., Festival, Aug 20-21.
Assume we will be in the same spot as last year.
Johnny Clem Wreath Laying in
Arlington Cemetery. David Moore has agreed to do this on
August 13th to celebrate Johnny's birthday. Tom is hoping for
national news coverage.
Johnny Clem Elementary Dedication
August 15. Tom Paul has not heard anything from
Licking County Historical Society so we are on hold. We agreed
to go to back
as Johnny Clem but they have not ask Peyton to participate
Labor Day, September 5th.
BWAHS and the Rosecrans Headquarters have paid for a $50
table on the curb across from the Myers Inn. Both groups will
sell from the table and
encourage people to go across the street. Workers are needed
in the Inn and at the
Fort Recovery - Sept 9-11
Zoar Sept. 16-18
Heritage Day, 1-4p.m., October
2 at Myers Inn
Val invited people to attend
the Gahanna Campout on September24 and the Herb Center
Harvest Festival 9-4 on October 8
Rick ask everyone who plans
to attend any of the events to please sign up tonight so
he can send in the forms.
Ladies Aid - Val
Hamill noted Liz Golowenski got 3rd in the ball gown competition at
Fall Dinner Theaters: a committee of Tom and Linda Paul,
Val Hamill and Rick
Helwig will go to Autumn Lakes to discuss having a dinner theater in
Val recommended Liz Golowenski serve as chair for a program
the dinner theaters. Rick will appoint an Ad Hoc
committee after the meeting
on the 1st.
No report on the bricks and t- shirt sales
Committee: Tom Paul
Rick explained not everyone in the group needs a personal
impression. There is
always need for soldiers.
Fund: Tom reported he has been unable to contact Jerry
and he is key to the next step.
Henry moved the By-Laws be brought forth for discussion, Ken
seconded and the motion carried. It was suggested the official
name be changed to
The Rosecrans' Command Headquarters and shortened to The Rosecrans'
Headquarters. After much discussion, Henry moved the By-Laws
be accepted as
revised. Val seconded the motion and it carried. Rick
will send the revised
document to the membership and it will be posted on the website.
Speakers Bureau: Everyone is in agreement that we need one
but the procedures for it
still need to be discussed at a future meeting. Ad hoc
Committee: Will use the existing committee for now
Liz serve as Campaign Coordinator to relieve Rick of some of the
we start the Rosecrans' cadets with Bill Comisford and Liz
leaders assisted by Hannah Griffith and Peyton Seats
the group look at the National 150th Celebrations and choose ones
attend so arrangements can be made. He suggested looking at
the battles where
commanded. The group also suggested Gettysburg and Rick
suggested if that
chosen, we portray General Paul's Headquarters.
Up Coming Programs:
Next meeting will
be August 25 at 7 p.m. at the Myers Inn. Dana Russell will
program on the British Observers in the Civil War.
Mourning Etiquette in the Civil War with Rachel Edwards
U.S. Sanitary Fair with Liz Golowenski
Polly Horn, pro tem