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Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Wilmington Community Center---- 6:30pm

1. Attendance/introductions

2. OPEN DISCUSSION “Wilmington’s Changing Borders”

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 ***third Tues. of each month*** at Wilmington Community Center, 10 am – 1pm, NEXT RESEARCH DAY, Tuesday, September 17th ( who?)
b) Programs Committee --- ---Programs, Open discussion and research days updates, grant applications--- Festival of Colors—Sat. Sept. 14th—Theme for WHS- “Hiking the Adirondacks: Searching for the View”
c) Membership & Nominations Committee ------
Reminder letters?

8. Special Committee Reports

--- Building Committee (Karen/Guy) ---
--- 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 Festival – anyreport updates?
--- Wine tasting- Cadence Lodge/ Robards?
--- stickers, books, Festival of Colors (someone to help Linda?)
--- Website (changes- Patrick & Donna, Karen)—need to update PayPal for purchases, www run, etc.
--- Review of Fitz-Gerald manuscript
--- Grants ---- received to date: Humanities NY (total $3200), received Essex County Arts Council (total $360), Ironman Foundation Community Grant ($500 toward our building fund). Steve Peters of Elevate 518 wrote Ironman Foundation Grant, Ironman Volunteerism grant ($450) for programs, preservation and displays.
---- New grant for possible professional assistance for Whiskey Run & Festival may applied for through Steve Peters of Elevate 518.
--- Cycle Adirondacks- report from volunteers-- August 19, 20 & 21
---- Harold Hinds- sent book info to him
--- Other

11. New Business-----

--- WHS is seeking Ironman Volunteerism grant—from the Half Ironman 70.3 .
--- re-visit discussion about “round-up donations”
---- Other

12. Set agenda & discussion topic for next meeting

13. Meeting adjourned---

Future meetings for your calendar: Ocotber November 6, NO DECEMBER meeting NO DECEMBER meeting



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