Historical Society to elect officers, celebrate the holidays at Dec. 1 meeting

The Greene County Historical Society will meet Friday, Dec. 1, in Jefferson to close its 2017 programming, elect officers and board members for 2018, and celebrate the holidays.
Lunch is at 12 pm at the Greenewood Center, 401 West Greenewood Road, with the business meeting following about 1 pm.

There’ll be holiday music during and after the meal, from 12:30 to 1, provided by Greene County High School band members, directed by Wes Anderson.

“Mr Anderson mentioned that he will be bringing six saxophones this year for a new sound,” said the Historical Society’s program director Nancy Hanaman. “In previous years, the performers have played brass instruments and clarinets.”

Nominated as officers and board members for 2018 are Dale Hanaman, for re-election as president; Nancy Hanaman, vice-president; Joyce Ausberger, secretary; Becki Cunningham, treasurer; and Ces Brunow, as past-president. Others nominated for the board are Margaret Hamilton, Nick Foster, Carol John, Dallas Schrader, Paul White and Chuck Offenburger. Executive director Roger Aegerter is hired, not elected, and is an advisor to the board.

Additional nominations will be accepted from members at the meeting.

Printed newsletters with a 2017 recap and the schedule of meetings and programs for 2018 will be distributed at the Dec. 1 meeting, and will be mailed subsequently to members who are not at the meeting.

The lunch is $8 for Historical Society members, $10 for non-members. The members should phone reservations to their community contacts by 2 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 29. Others can RSVP for lunch by calling Nancy Hanaman at 515-436-7684.

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