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The Long Beach Arts Council awarded $164,785 to five individual artists and nearly two dozen organizations as part of the group’s annual scholarship and grant distribution. Most of the money comes from an annual contract with the city, which also includes operational support for the arts council. For the 2021-2022 fiscal year, which runs from …

A small crowd gathered inside the Bainbridge Country Club Thursday afternoon to honor a historic milestone, as the Decatur County Historical Society officially recognized the club’s original 9 holes as a historic site. “This would normally have been done at our November dinner get-together, but due to COVID we haven’t had a dinner get-together since …

The Surry County Historical Society quarterly program will take place at 7 p.m. on March 14 at the Surry Parks and Rec Center. Everyone is welcome to participate in this free and informative program. In addition, the Historical Society will hold an open house from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. prior to the March 14 …

From the 1880s to the early 1960s, local newspapers printed what are called “society columns”. These articles presented brief summaries of the professional activities, social affairs, travel plans, health, and concise opinions of everyday Munsonians. On February 28, 1899, for example, the Muncie Evening Press reported in its “Personal and Society” column that “Charles M. …

The Kutztown Community Partnership presented its 2022 Volunteer of the Year and Organization of the Year awards to Jerry Schearer and the Rotary Club of Kutztown, respectively, at its Feb. 2 annual meeting. “It was unexpected and humbling,” Schearer said of the Volunteer of the Year award. “I created this award through the Organizing Committee …

History: Fashion items from the 1930s to the 1960s will be on display at the Historical Society of Echuca from February 1. In the “swinging 60s,” your choices were simple: you were hip or you were hopeless (and horribly old-fashioned). It was perhaps only 30 years from the depths of Depression fashion; but it could …

Marie Reynolds will present “Touring Terracina and West Redlands,” a slideshow tour of part of the West Redlands, when the Redlands Area Historical Society meets via Zoom at 7 p.m. on Monday, January 24. The wheelchair tour begins at the Contemporary Club on Eureka Street, heads west on Brookside Avenue to Terracina Boulevard, continues east …

DES MOINES — Back by popular demand, the State Historical Society of Iowa Book Club returns this year with a new lineup of entertaining and thought-provoking books and authors. The Iowa History Book Club will kick off its second year in February when Art Cullen, Pulitzer Prize-winning editor and co-owner of the Storm Lake Times, …

The State Historical Society of Iowa Book Club will return this year with a new lineup of entertaining and thought-provoking books and authors. The Iowa History Book Club will kick off its second year in February when Art Cullen, Pulitzer Prize-winning editor and co-owner of the Storm Lake Times, talks about his book “Storm Lake: …

[ad_1] Please send listings and updates to [email protected] by noon Friday. The area code is 707, unless otherwise specified. Meet Al-Anon on the Mendocino Coast. For info: https://mendo-al-anon.blogspot.com/2020/11/mendocino-al-anon-meeting-schedule.html and 937-0422. American Legion: Sequoia Post # 96, Auxiliary Unit # 96, Veterans Memorial Building, 360 N. Harrison, Fort Bragg. American Legion Riders Chapter 96: VFW Post …

[ad_1] San Bernardino County has a fascinating heritage and there are a variety of historical societies and museums throughout the region. A resource – little known – but a must-see is the Historical Society of the Police of San Bernardino. Founded in 2004, this wonderful nonprofit group documents the rich history of the men and …

[ad_1] On December 3, 2021, members of the Marco Island Historical Society (MIHS), Board of Directors and staff gathered for the Society’s Annual Meeting and Holiday Luncheon at the beautiful Marco Island Yacht Club. MIHS members Carol and George Engstrom. Executive Director Pat Rutledge welcomed everyone and recounted the great things the Historical Society and …

[ad_1] MARLBOROUGH – Bob Kane was recently honored for his tireless work on behalf of the Brigham Family Trust. As trustee, curator and vice-president of the Marlborough Historical Society, Bob showed his love for Marlborough, both the city and its history. Bob Kane was recently honored for his work on behalf of the Brigham Family …

[ad_1] Canal Winchester Historical Society presents “A Storybook Christmas” December 3-4 at 10 W. Oak Street and surrounding areas. The event begins at 6 p.m. each evening. Events taking place at the resort include a winter market, Dickensian characters with interactive play, live tree farm, arts and crafts station, fig pudding tasting, Luminaria walk , …

[ad_1] Distinctive assortment of decorated trees to light up homes The lobby of the Greenwich Historical Society will soon be transformed into a winter wonderland as the third Table tree festival celebrates the talents of local designers, traders, nonprofits and other organizations in Greenwich who donate decorated trees to make homes festive sanctuaries for the …

[ad_1] By Elizabeth Lee LA West Wicklow Historical Society will launch its new publication, ***The newspaper**, Thursday November 11 at the Baltinglass Golf Club. Co-editors Chris Lawlor, a Dunlavin historian, and WWHS Honorary Secretary Donal McDonnell, will launch the magazine’s 11th edition. The new edition features articles from a range of the area’s best-known local …

[ad_1] Thursday, November 4 Superior: The Thaddeus Kosciuszko Fraternal Aid Society (Polish club) meets at 6.30 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 1710 N. 12th St. Superior: The Richard I. Bong Veterans Historic Center will hold its annual fundraiser virtually at 7 p.m. with the program available at https://newheights2021.givesmart.com. The Flying to New Heights …

[ad_1] The California Historical Society is digitizing two collections of photographs and negatives from the wild and heady early days of LGBTQ liberation in San Francisco. The snapshots were discovered in boxes in the company’s archives, according to Al Bersch, a trans man who is a digital archivist for the company, which is based in …

[ad_1] The members of the Kennebec Historical Society of Augusta recently elected Jamie Carter Logan of Augusta as president. Logan, 35, a freelance writer and consultant, replaces Patsy Garside Crockett, also of Augusta, who has stepped down after four years in office. Mark Laney of Winthrop was elected Treasurer, succeeding Doreen Harvey, also of Winthrop. …

[ad_1] Executive Judge Curtis Dame has received an appointment to serve on the board of trustees of the Kentucky Historical Society (KHS). “I was very touched that my name was submitted for inclusion on (the nominations),” Dame said. The board is currently chaired by Governor Andy Beshear as chancellor and former LaRue County executive judge …

[ad_1] Kathleen anderson By Kathleen Anderson Fall activities abound for the senior population. Here’s what’s happening at our local senior centers across the county. YELM Yelm Elderly Center: Haunted Treasure Hunt and Halloween Decorating Contest This event will take place outside the Yelm Senior Center. They invite the public to create an exhibition. It will …

[ad_1] The Venango County Historical Society is attempting to purchase a Wooton desk that belonged to the late General Charles Miller, which is currently available at auction. The office was owned and used by Miller while he was president of Galena-Signal Oil Co. and Lake Erie, Franklin & Clarion Railroad Co. kAm% 96 56D × …

[ad_1] The Manvers Historical Society will host Pickles, Pies and Preserves on November 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the old Bethany Post Office. In addition to baked goods, various company publications will be available for purchase. Calendars Local wildlife photographers Dave and Ingrid Ellis have created two calendars for 2022 featuring wildlife …

[ad_1] Scene… Over 230 people attended the Greenwich Historical Society benefit at the Belle Haven Club in Greenwich in honor Barbara and Ray dalio with the History in the Making award for their exemplary philanthropic work. Indra Nooyi, previous winner and former president and CEO of PepsiCo, presented the award virtually with Haley Rockwell Elmlinger, …