Minutes for May 17, 2016
The meeting was called to order at 7:08 P.M. by President Donovan
Bowley. Members present were Donovan Bowley, Bob Appleby, Bill Jones,
Gwen Brodis, Ann Leadbetter, Marie Berry, Tom and Nancy Ford, Barbara
Ludwig, Ron Smith, and Linda Hillgrove.
SECRETARY’S REPORT: The April 19, 2016 Minutes were summarized and
TREASURER’S REPORT: Treasurer, Gwen Brodis, reported the Balance on
Hand: Checking account balance of $209.19 and Savings of $7098.20. The
Expense Total was $490.97 which included a purchase of the Epson
EX3240SVGA 31 projector of $399.00. The total income was $509.15.
WEBMASTER: Bob Appleby stated there are 23 Unique hits daily on the HHS
website. Click on “Statistics” on our website to find the list. Donovan
explained how to identify scams stating Tidewater has a “Black List”
and a “White List” which identifies inappropriate/appropriate sites.
OLD BUSINESS: We need a projector screen to use with the new Computer
Projector. Ron Smith stated the Library might loan their screen when
NEW BUSINESS: Election Day Bake and Handicraft sale will be held on
Election Day, June 14th. Gwen would like to have lots of baked goods
and Florance Merrifield will provide her handmade items which will
benefit the HHS.
The Memory Garden is in need of a total facelift starting with
cultivating and amending the soil. We discussed the lawn mowing problem
and setting up a Nominating Committee for fall elections. Two committee
members were appointed: Marie Berry and Ann Leadbetter; a third member
is needed. If interested, please see Donovan.
PROGRAM COORDINATOR: Ann Leadbetter announced Donovan as the substitute
speaker. He showed us an enlarged copy of the map found at the Conway
House in Camden regarding mid coast boundaries and roads circa 1789.
Donovan had pictures of the same area from Google Earth which showed
some of the same roads as on the Conway House map. One was the Kennebec
Road which was previously named The General Henry Knox Road.
On June 21st Meghan Vigeant will present the topic: “Stories to Tell”
at the 7:00 P.M. meeting.
Refreshments were provided by Marie Berry and Nancy Ford.
Respectfully Submitted Secretary, Linda Hillgrove