Suamico Historical Society Minutes
5th, Howard-Suamico Museum, Lifebridge Church
to Order: The meeting
was called to order by President Tim Rasmussen at 6pm.
Call: Present were
T Rasmussen, B Styczynski, J Deneys, J Steffen, M Drzewiecki, B Gillaume, J
Schabow, G Corbeille. Excused: S Pamperin.
Minutes: The September minutes were approved on a
motion by B Gilluame, second by M Drzewiecki.
Report: S Pamperin submitted
the financials and the on hand total is $87,122.58.
Business: The Green
Bay/DePere Antiquarian Society has offered a matching grant to HSHS and we
should take advantage of this offer to purchase things we need.
The copier at the Museum office has been replaced
with a newer, used, color model, thanks to Tom LaPlante from Wisconsin Document
B Styczynski and J Schabow will be manning the HSHS
booth on October 10th at the Howard-Suamico Business Expo at the
Marq. They have created new visual
displays for the event.
The annual winter booyah sale is set for Saturday,
December 2nd at Whispering Pines Tree Farm. Help will be needed to prepare veggies and
meat on Friday, December 1st, at Tim’s house, 2740 Tulip Court, at 9am. Last one there has to cut onions,
so get there early!
A motion was made by G Corbeille, seconded by B
Gilluame, to make a donation of $100 to Lifebridge Church for use of their
facility for the annual Used Book Sale, which is a major source of income for
the HSHS each year. Motion carried.
second coat of the barn painting was completed on September 8th and
9th. Thanks to all who helped, it went
fast, looks great. Also, thank you to
Mike Barlament for use of the lift and Russ Roland for supplying the paint.
The 2018 HSHS Calendars are completed and ready for
sale. Members get the first calendar for
$5 and each subsequent one is $8. Please
contact Joy or Barb if you have questions.
These make a nice tuck-in gift for the Holidays.
M Drzewiecki and the Scholarship Committee, also consisting
of Lenore Olejniczak and Sandy Pfefferman, has chosen the topic The Fishing
Industry in Suamico, for this years’ essay contest. Essays are due April 3rd, 2018 and the HSHS
scholarship offered is $1,000.
Reports: The barn at
Ancestry Acres will be used by the Bay Port FFA for their Fall Ball on Saturday,
October 21st. They will
provide porta-potties, tents and decorations for the event. The morning will
start with Goat Yoga, with the dance to follow.
Greg Bertrand will be installing additional receptacles and lights
before the event. Parking will be at the Village Hall.
A committee needs to be formed for landscaping of
the Ancestry Acres property. The
committee would be working with the Village of Suamico and J Steffen was
nominated to head the committee.
The kitchen at Ancestry Acres is looking very
beautiful and will be featured at the History Treasure Tour/open house on May
16th. B Styczynski, J Schabow and Mary
Steffen are in charge of decorating.
Book sales have been brisk and there are still Opoly
games available at the bargain price of $10 each! Contact any Society Member to get one…or
A date has not been set for the next Memories
Show. Our next General Membership
Meeting will be the Holiday Party at Lifebridge Church, 2740 Glendale Ave on
December 7th, J Schabow is working on the program.
The Fall newsletter will be out soon per J Schabow,
she and Karen are working on it.
Business: J Deneys
reported the HSHS has again committed to taking part in the Brown County
History Treasure Tour on May 16th, 2018. The event will be at the Ancestry Acres home
and barn and will celebrate the 200 years of Brown County.
Adjourn: The meeting was adjourned at 6:40pm on a
motion by J Schabow, second by M Drzewiecki.
Dates to remember:
5th, the speaker was HSHS member Bryan
Drown and was very well attended. It was
fun to see what Bryan dug up and some things that still need to be
identified. Thanks also to his family
for the fun side-effects. Bryan used his metal detector to find all sorts of
objects, explaining where he found them and what they were.
2nd. Board meeting, 6pm, at the Museum, 605
2nd, cleaning of vegetables at Tim’s home.
3rd, selling of booyah at Whispering Pines
7th, annual HSHS Christmas Party, more to
Welcome new members Jean Mortensen, Ann Wasurick,
Rick Hidde, Sharon Karow, Tom Mooren, Mary Jo Reimer, Townline Sports Bar/Dave
Luedke, Keith Pamperin, Sam Drown, David Kinville.
Sad to say, we recently lost Rosella Sconzert, a
special HSHS member who possessed great knowledge of the town of Howard (Duck
Submitted by J Spice-Deneys, Secretary