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Monthly Minutes


HOWARD-SUAMICO HISTORICAL SOCIETY

April 2017 Minutes


 

The meeting was called to order at 6:00pm.  Present were:

President Tim Rasmussen

Vice President Barb Styczynski

Treasurer Steve Pamperin

Board Members Geri Corbeille, Jerry Steffen, Mary Drzewiecki, Joy Schabow


Excused:  Secretary Jann Deneys and Board Member Jim Smurawa.


MINUTES:

Last month's minutes were approved.  Motion made to approve the minutes by Geri Corbeille and seconded by Joy Schabow.


TREASURERS REPORT:

Steve Pamperin reported total assets are $25,398.03.


NEW BUSINESS:

Annual Letter to Members:

Tim Rasmussen has composed the annual letter to members which will be sent out shortly.


OLD BUSINESS:


ANCESTRY ACRES:

Tree removal was resumed by the Village of Suamico and they finished removing the trees they planned on removing.  The stumps have been ground down.  The village will remove the debris and fill the holes.  The other stumps should be removed in the near future. The parlor is complete and decorated.  The kitchen has the cupboards removed and Barb Klass, Barb Joachim, Barb Styczynski , Lenore Olejniczak and Joy Schabow have been working on wallpaper removal and the floor.  The floor is stripped and the walls are getting prepared for the next steps.   A sink has been found.

The logs by the dirt pile need to be removed - Tim is working on getting them hauled away.  The tin from the roof has been sold and it is gone. The barn needs to be completely cleaned before the History Tour.  The Boy Scouts may be used for part of the cleaning, as well as HSHS members.


DECORATING COMMITTEE:

As explained above, work continues on the kitchen.  Barb Joachim and Barb Styczynski worked very hard and diligently preserving the old hardwood floor.


FUND RAISING:

ALUMINUM CANS:

Joy Schabow asked members to start saving their aluminum cans for our next can drive behind the Howard Village Hall, which will be the month of June, 2017 - Bin #1.


BOOK SALES:

Barb Styczynski reported several books were sold during the month and interest in the books remains steady.


OPOLY GAMES:

We are currently having a Spring Sale on our Opoly games.  Normally selling for $20, they now are available for $10.


MARKETING AND PROGRAMS:


MEMORIES SHOWS:

Tim Rasmussen stated the next Memory Show will be in September, but no definite date has been set yet. 


PROGRAMS:

   JUNE 1, 2017 - Annual Banquet at Townline with chicken, tenderloin tips and all the trimmings, plus door prizes and raffles to win.  Entertainment will be Civil War music and the details of the life of a surgeon during the Civil War, as portrayed by Steve Peterson, a Civil War reenactor.  Price for the evening will be $15.00 per person.  Checks can be mailed to: HSHS, 605 Maywood Avenue, Green Bay, WI - 54303.  Or you can drop them off at the Museum the 2nd or 4th Tuesday of the month between 9-12Noon.  There also will be a table set up at the History Tour on May 17 at Ancestry Acres.  For additional information, or any questions, please call Barb Styczynski at 434-0525 or Joy Schabow at 434-1331.

     AUGUST 3, 2017 - Frank Hermans is scheduled to be our guest speaker at Lifebridge Church. PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE:  THE MEETING WILL BEGIN AT 6:30PM (not 7pm).


SCHOLARSHIPS:

Mary Drzewiecki reported no applications have been received thus far.


HISTORY TOUR:

Jann Deneys is in charge of the History Tour and will give a more in-depth report at our next meeting.  Our portion of the History Tour will be at Ancestry Acres on May 17, 2017,  and will be a great opportunity to see the renovation of the barn and hear about farming past and present.

 

HSHS OFFICE:

Tim Rasmussen reported we have received the utilities bill from the village and we are on track.


NEWSLETTER:

Joy Schabow reported the Spring Newsletter has been sent out.


WEBSITE:

 Jean Kaiser is our new webmaster and continues working on updating our website.


HOWARD SUAMICO LIONS CLUB 40th ANNIVERSARY BANQUET:

The Howard Suamico Historical Society was invited to the Lions Club Banquet and the event was attended by Jerry and Mary Steffen, Steve and Sue Pamperin, Barb Styczynski, Joy Schabow and Tim Rasmussen.  The Lions Club presented their first annual Community Service Award to Tim Rasmussen in appreciation of his work with the Howard Fire Department, the 20+ years of holding booyah fund raisers for over 20 organizations, and his work on the renovations of both the barn and the house at Ancestry Acres.


ANNUAL BANQUET:

Geri Corbeille, Joy Schabow and Barb Styczynski is this year's banquet committee.  See PROGRAMS above for additional details.


NOMINATING COMMITTEE:

This year's Nominating Committee consisted of Linda Adlebush and Joy Schabow. 


OTHER BUSINESS:

Due to the holiday, the July meeting for the Officers and the Board, will be held July 13.


ADJOURN:

A motion was made to adjourn by Joy Schabow and seconded by Barb Styczynski.  Meeting adjourned at 6:46pm.


 

 

 Joy Schabow

Acting Secretary


 

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