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Wednesday, April 1, 2020
***Zoom Online**** meeting 6:30 pm

1. Attendance/introductions

2. NO OPEN DISCUSSION at this time due to COVID-19 limitations

3. Secretary’s Report

4. Treasurer’s Report—for March 1- March 31
--- status of annual appeal
--- IRS Form 990 – meeting at H& R block (Susan & Karen)

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

6. Acquisitions & Research

7. Standing Committees---
a) Library, Museum, Historic Sites Committee --- WHS open for researchers on the third Tues. of each month, 10am-1pm DISCONTINUED UNTIL FURTHER NOTIICE due to COVID-19 restrictions
b) --- moving WHS cabinets, etc. downstairs in Community Center when remodeling done
c) Publications and Programs Committee ---
--- Programs for 2020—
--- Lake Placid School History Fair project—June 11th-18th
---- set up “donate” button on Facebook? (tabled, may be positively affected by AG Charities Bureau registration)
--- Festival of Colors— Raffle & Theme updates, Sat. Sept. 12th
--- WWW Run & Festival— Saturday, June 20th
--- Planning with Town for 200th Anniversary Town of Wilmington in 2022--- representation on Town Committee needed (Karen + ????)
c) Membership & Nominations Committee ---
---2020 Membership brochure status--mailed
---Website membership payment all set

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

9. Old Business---
---Fundraising committee--- Linda Joss-Dyke--- report status of Whiskey Run 5K/10K & Festival--- June 20th, ,
Fundraising Raffle for Festival of Colors Sept. 12th, other?
--- Historical Markers—Susan Albert

10. New Business----- --- volunteer hours needed from WHS Board & active members
---- AARCH & WHS---Santa’s Workshop Grant through Preserve New York
---- Wilmington Annual Newcomers’ Dinner- welcome gifts
---- Essex County CAP Grant application
---- Other

11. Set agenda & discussion topic for next meeting

12. Meeting adjourned---

Future meetings for your calendar: May 6, ***June 10***-ANNUAL MEETING (***NOTE Change in Date) , July 1, August 5 , September 2, October 7 , November 4, NO December meeting



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