© 2015 Howard-Suamico Historical Society
March Howard-Suamico Historical Society meeting was called to order Wednesday,
March 1, 2017 at 5:56pm.
were: President Tm Rasmussen, Vice-President Barb Styczynski, Treasurer, Steve
Pamperin, Board Members Jerry Steffen, Mary Drzewiecki, Joy Schabow
Excused were: Secretary Jann Deneys, Board Members Jim Smurawa and Geri
MINUTES: Minutes were approved by Mary Drzewiecki, seconded by Barb Styczynski.
TREASURER'S REPORT: The Society has received a check for $15,000 from the
Village of Suamico to be applied to the replacement of the barn roof at
Ancestry Acres. A complete Treasurer's Report will be emailed to the Officers
WHS ANNUAL REPORT: The annual report has been completed by President Tim
Rasmussen and has been sent in.
SCOUTS OFFER: Tim Rasmussen reported Bruce and Robert Cantrall have offered to
work on various projects at Ancestry Acres. Robert will be working on an Eagle
Scout project. Thank you to the Cantrall family - we appreciate the help!
HS LIONS CLUB 40TH ANNIVERSARY BANQUET: The Howard-Suamico Lions Club has
extended an invitation to everyone as they celebrate 40 years of service. This
event will also feature the awarding of the 1st Annual Lions Club Community
Service Award to an outstanding citizen of the community.
The event will be April 5, 2017 at Rivers Bend Supper Club in Howard. Social at
6pm, Dinner at 7pm. Meal cost is $25.00. Reservation deadline is April 1, 2017.
If interested, please fill out the form below.......
Make checks out to Howard-Suamico Lions Club.
Send reservations to:
Ted Handrick, 960 Hillcrest Heights, Green Bay, WI. 54313
ANNUAL BANQUET: this year's Annual Banquet will be held Thursday, June 1, 2017.
Additional information will be forthcoming.
NOMINATING COMMITTEE: Linda Adelbush and Joy Schabow will be on this year's
nominating committee. Up for election will be President, Vice-President,
Treasurer, Secretary, Directors Geri Corbeille and Jim Smurawa.
OLD BUSINESS -
ANCESTRY ACRES: The State Inspector and Suamico Village Inspector looked over
the barn and it is okay to go. Tree removal was resumed by the Village of
Suamico and they finished removing the trees. The stumps are going to be
removed and the yard leveled. They are also planning on removing the large dirt
pile - some of it may be used for fill if needed. The parlor in the house has
been complete and decorated. Cupboards were removed in the kitchen and the
carpeting was removed. Wallpaper removal is now being done and will be followed
by sanding and painting before the floor is installed. Some of the cabinets may
be used in the Gathering Place for storage.
MEMORIES SHOW: Our anniversary show was held February 18 with approximately 30
people in attendance. Our next scheduled Memories Show will be held in
September and may be held at the Ancestry Acres barn. More information
FUND-RAISING: We made $48.23 cents during the month of February aluminum can
collection. The next collection will be in June.
BOOK SALE: Barb Styczynski reported six books were sold in February, and she
will be ordering more books to keep our inventory supplied.
OPOLY GAMES: We have decided to have a Spring Sale for the Opoly Games.
Effective immediately, we are selling them at half price. Normally $20, now
available for $10!!!!!! Contact any Officer or Board Member if interested. We
also plan to donate a game to the Howard library for their game night.
PROGRAMS: The April meeting will be very special as we are joined by Mr. Firman
Balza, a survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Mr. Balza is 93 years young
and will be sharing his experiences with us. April 6 at 7 pm at Lifebridge Church
- Mark your calendars!
SCHOLARSHIPS: Mary Drzewiecki reported this year's topic is "Dairy Farming
in Howard and Suamico". She will have additional information next month.
HSHS OFFICE: The Internet has now been
installed at the office and we are now able to access the Internet and work on
various projects from home.
OTHER: President Tim Rasmussen donated a new computer to replace the outdated
Vice President Barb Styczynski suggested a Memories Show be held at the
Ancestry Acres barn focusing on Boy Scouts. This would tie in with our desire
to have informational and educational programs at the barn.
WISH LIST: Tim Rasmussen reported we are currently looking for an old kitchen
sink for the house at Ancestry Acres, not to exceed four feet long.
WHS MINI GRANT: the possibility of asking for a grant for LED lights and/or
archival boxes was discussed
motion was made by Jerry Steffen to adjourn, seconded by Mary Drzewiecki.
Meeting adjourned at 7:07pm.
April 1 - Membership Meeting at 7pm at Lifebridge Church
June 1 - Annual Banquet
Month of June - Aluminum Can Collection