Historical Society Annual Meeting
Apr 15, 2019
President Kim Williams
Treasurer Dave Terdy
The Society’s yearly All-Member meeting held on Saturday, April 13, 2019. All were presented with a “State of the Society” overview by President Kim Williams which included introduction of the Society’s current directors and the ratification of the Class of 2019-2022 returning directors (Kim Williams and Maxine Callinan) and new director (Dick Barratt). Treasurer Dave Terdy provided the Society’s 2018 financial report followed by Maxine Callinan’s recognition of docents and volunteers and Cherie Ohlson’s report on planned new exhibits. Jeff Ohlson gave a quick overview of this year’s latest exhibit on antique typewriters followed by Elizabeth Barratt’s talk on Robert Louis Stevenson’s time in Carmel Valley. Kim Williams then wrapped it up with an overview of upcoming opportunities and adjourned the meeting. Everybody then enjoyed a great lineup of beverages, fruits, and cookies while catching up with old friends as well as meeting new ones.
Now for the first time you can download a full 56-page file of the Centennial Newspaper for your enjoyment. This rare issue contains many historical articles about Carmel Valley, such as: Ranching, Native Indians, noteworthy families, old schools, Valley Library service history, fire departments, churches, parks, and much more.
We love our volunteers! Volunteer docents, new and current, participated in a recent training meeting held at the History Center. All aspects of being a docent were reviewed such as opening & closing, greeting visitors, overview of exhibits, general administrative and...
There was lots of good food and wine at this year’s Christmas Party. Around 70 people came for the event on a day that threatened rain and wind. The party fell on the 6th Anniversary of the History Center: Dec. 7, 2019. Old friends reunited and welcomed new friends,...
Historical Society historian Jeff Ohlson presented a talk at the Salinas Church of the Good Shepherd’s Double Nickels luncheon group on September 11, 2019. The subject was “A History of Ranching in Carmel Valley” which was based on his book of the same title.
Hats off to all the volunteers who made the Rummage Sale happen The "Better than Rummage Sale" fundraiser at the end of September by CVHS & CV Kiwanis was a whopping success! Shoppers were delighted with the huge selection of quality collectibles, housewares,...
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