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Wednesday, May 6, 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 April 1-April 30
--- 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
c) Publications and Programs Committee ---
--- Programs for 2020— postponement options?
--- Lake Placid School History Fair project—June 11th-18th- canceled due to COVID-19
---- set up “donate” button on Facebook status (Karen)
--- Festival of Colors— Raffle & Theme updates, Sat. Sept. 12th ?
--- WWW Run & Festival— postponed to Saturday, June 19, 2021
--- Planning with Town for 200th Anniversary Town of Wilmington in 2022---
representation on Town Committee needed (Karen + ????)
b) Membership & Nominations Committee --- memberships status (Nancy)
--- nominations of officers- for President (1 year), Vice-president (1 year), secretary (1 year), (1) Trustee (Gil Dyke’s seat)(3-years)

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 19,2021
--- Fundraising Raffle for Festival of Colors Sept. 12th, other?
--- Historical Markers—Susan Albert
--- Grants--- Preserve NY for Santa’s Workshop (WHS is sponsor, assisted by AARCH)
--- Essex County CAP Grant
--- Adirondack Foundation Generous Acts Grant

10. New Business-----
--- volunteer hours needed from WHS Board & active members
--Annual Report for NYS due in June
--- Annual Report to members due at Annual Meeting—note June 10th*** (NOT 1st Wednesday)
---- Other

11. Set agenda & discussion topic for next meeting

12. Meeting adjourned---

Future meetings for your calendar: 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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