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Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Wilmington Community Center—6:30 pm

1. Attendance/introductions

2. OPEN DISCUSSION: “Where & How Families Record Their History (ie., Bibles, diaries, samplers, recipe books, death cards, photos, obituaries, keepsakes, etc.)”

3. Secretary’s Report

4. Treasurer’s Report

5. Communications--- emails, thank-you notes, letters, announcements

6. Acquisitions & research

7. Standing Committees---
a) Library, Museum, Historic Sites Committee---
---WHS open for researchers – Tuesday, August 21, 10 am -1 pm
b) Publications and Programs Committee --Programs update, PR updates
c) Membership & Nominations Committee --- membership updates & Membership reminder letters

8. Special Committee Reports
--- Building Committee (Gil/Karen)
--- Cemetery Committee (Guy/Karen)

9. Report from Board of Trustees/any concerns for the Board of Trustees ---

10. Old Business---
--- Fundraising committee--- (Linda Joss-Dyke) --- Whiskey Run & Heritage Celebration
--- stickers, books, Festival of Colors, other (get someone to do these smaller fundraiser items)
--- fundraiser suggestion/offer from Cadence Lodge
--- Website (changes- Patrick & Donna, Karen)—need to update PayPal for purchases, www run, etc., now have donate button
--- Festival of Colors—September 8th—Fill out volunteer set-up and needs sheets, topic is “Wilmington Whiskey History” display by Merri Peck (reprise from 2018 Whiskey Run)
--- Other

11. New Business----
---- Ironman Volunteerism Grant
---- sign for WHS property,
---- work day on property—date? Who? What do? Needed?
---- Other

12. Meeting adjourned---

Future meetings for your calendar: September 5, October 3, November 7, NO December meeting


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