February 2011 Meeting


Vienna Historical Society Meeting – February 22, 2011 – 7: 00 p.m.

Agenda & discussions

  1. Financial Report:

·        Wine Tasting - $845.00

·        Wine Tasting Basket Raffle - $116.00

·        2011 Membership - $55.00

·        Owe Graphic Imprint – ($156.00)

·        TOTAL - $860.00

  1. Civil War:

·        Shirley Wajda has posted list of soldiers on website

·        Memorial Day (Rededication of monument) – Michele Garman to get with Jeff Dreves, VFW, to see if they have dedication ceremony.  Also researching new plaque.

o   Michele Garman will post notice in The Tribune to ask for Civil War Memorabilia to have on display.

o   Encampment/Reenactment – Pam Klinger has booked Rick Grove for this.

o   Discussed selling hot dogs at Gazebo.

·        Book/Website/Pamphlet – Agreed to ask Shirley Wajda to prepare.

·        Special Markers for graves – Heidi Brown has researched prices for aluminum (approx. $28) & Bronze (approx $34).  Decided to check with Jeff Dreves to see if they could help defray cost.  Joanne Otte asked if we could offer people option of sponsoring a marker

  1. Fundraising: 
  2. Membership – Dues are due in January of each year.  If you have not paid your 2011 dues, please do so.
  3. Wine Tasting Discussion:  Everyone thought it went well; however should check for a bigger venue for next year.
  4. Decided by consensus to join the Ohio Association of Historical Societies & Museums at an annual cost of $35.00.
  5. Discussed the following as possible speakers for 2011:  Civil War, WWI, Lincoln Highway, Blizzard of 1950 and Home Day.  Decided by consensus to ask John Goodworth  “Goody” to present program on Home Day for March 2011 meeting.
  6. Set 2011 Cemetery Restoration for the following Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.:  June 2, 2011, July 9, 2011 and August 13, 2011.
  7. Home Day Celebration (8/27/11)  – Decided to operate a ring toss over drink bottles.  Would also like to have a newsletter or handout that states what the society is all about, what we have done, what we are currently working on and what we have planned for the future.
  8. Discussed society member shirts.  Had previously decided on black shirts with the VT logo and the addition of Vienna Historical Society across the bottom of the logo.  Pam Klinger will draw up some artwork to present at the March 29, 2011 meeting.
  9. Adjourned at 9:02 p.m.

Submitted by Vicki Anzur, Secretary