© 2015 Howard-Suamico Historical Society
Howard Suamico Historical Society Minutes
Call to Order: The meeting was called to order
at 6pm by President T Rasmussen
Roll Call: Present were T Rasmussen, B Styczynski, J
Spice-Deneys, S Pamperin, M Drzewiecki, J Steffen, B
Gilluame. Excused were J Schabow and G Corbeile.
Minutes: The January minutes were approved on
a motion by M Drzewiecki, second by B Gillaume. Motion carried.
Report: S Pamperin went over the
February 1st balance sheet reporting the current cash balance
is $30,077.38. Sales of the books Early Duck Creek
History, Flemish in Wisconsin, Marchant Relatives, Memories of Old Duck Creek,
Suamico-The Fishing Village, Tomah, Wisconsin Fur Trade People, Wisconsin
Creoles and Lars Wencentsin Book, as well as the 2018 and older
calendars, continue to sell. Contact Barb at 920-434-0525 to purchase items.
Business: T Rasmussen has
completed the Wisconsin Historical Society annual report.
A new computer and a
program for obituaries has been purchased with funds generously donated by the
family of Rosella Sconzert.
Business: J Schabow sent a message
saying she and Jean Kaiser are currently working on the Spring/April
B Styczynski, Phyliss, T
Rasmussen, B Gillaume, Tom Mooren, Jim Smurawa and Russ Roland are currently
working on the homestead at Ancestry Acres. Old trim has been
removed and new reinstalled, wallpaper has been stripped, and old carpet has
been removed. After painting, the new carpet tile will be
installed. The carpet tiles were donated by Gegare Tile and Todd Edlebeck.
A few Howard-Suamico
Opoly games have sold and are still available for $10 each from any board
member or at the HSHS Museum. They make a great gift for Valentine's
Day, St. Patricks Day, Easter, birthdays, anniversaries, National Pizza Day,
Presidents Day, National Peanut Butter Lovers Day, Novruz, Daylight Savings
Time Ends or any other occasion.
Ancestry Acres Use
Committee, consisting of Mary Steffen and Tim Rasmussen, will meet, with
Suamico Village officials and concerned citizens, to decide the property use
parameters after the property is rezoned in March. No date has been
set for that meeting yet.
reminded that the deadline is coming soon for submitting an essay and applying
for the annual $1,000 HSHS scholarship. Contact Michele McCormick at
Bayport High School.
J Deneys reported that
things are on track for the HSHS participation in the 2018 History Treasure
Tour to be held May 16th. Brochures have just been
received and fourteen organizations will be participating this
year. HSHS will feature the restored farmhouse and there will be a
"barn dance" in the barn. 4-8pm, mark your
calendar! It is also the 200th anniversary of Brown
Saturday February 24th is
the 10th annual HSHS Memories Show. It will be
at 2pm at Weyers-Hilliard Library, 2580 Riverview Dr. Join
us for an afternoon of pictures, memories and snacks to commemorate our history
Adjourn: The meeting was adjourned
at 6:28pm on a motion by B Styczynski, second by M
Drzewiecki. Motion carried.
The meeting was followed
by an excellent presentation by HSHS member Clyde Pagel and his fellow carvers
Roger Young, Gil Nowak, Bob Decker and Dan Hemminger.
Welcome new members
Bonnie Flaeschel and Ann (Vickery) Anderson.
Dates to Remember:
February 24th, HSHS 10th anniversary
Memories Show, 2pm, Weyers-Hilliard Library.
HSHS Board meeting, 6pm, HSHS Museum, 605 Maywood Ave.
J Spice-Deneys, Secretary