President Chuck Brand
Vice President Jan Cummings
Treasurer Berry DeSimone
Secretary Barb Nolan
Director Bev Briggs
Director Lucia Davila
Director Barb Davies
Advisor Anna Weiss
Director Emerita Helen Justus
Immediate Past President Diane Hiller
Happy New Year!
What a year it has been for the Clarendon Hills Historical Society. We have finally been able to move our files, furniture and artifacts back into Heritage Hall. The floor has been sealed and an epoxy finish put on to mitigate the smoke odor coming from the floor. The future projects this year will be new windows and a new front door, which should eliminate the rest of the smoke residue from the fire. Plans also call for the addition of the bathroom this year.
We will be holding our general elections for board members at our February meeting. We are happy that Lucia Davila will join us on the board. We are in need of one more board member and someone to take my place, as I am stepping down from my role as president in February, but will still be volunteering my time when I can. I have been privileged and honored to have served with many great and selfless volunteers on the CHHS Board. Thank you for the experience and adventure we have been on together.
Through the hard work of our volunteer board, we have everything in place for someone to take over the reins and be successful at steering the organization into 2017. New ideas are always welcome. I hope those of you who have an interest in keeping our history alive will consider joining the board of this worthwhile charitable group who directly serves Clarendon Hills. Meetings are held once a month. Please contact Chuck Brand 630.988.2850 or email us at email@example.com for more details.
Thanks to all of you for your monetary and moral support through the past years. Wishing you a bright and Happy 2017!
Christmas Walk is tomorrow from 6 pm to 9 pm.
Stop by our table at Village Hall to purchase our re released Meg Morel Christmas ornament, $16.
You can also buy it right here at our Webstore! Just click the Webstore tab above.
Heritage Hall Construction Update
Our Heritage Hall Committee has been working hard on getting our drawings and permits in order for the work on the bathroom and catering kitchen in addition to required exits and ramps. The first two bids came back double our budgeted amount. We will continue to look for other bids and will continue fundraising.
Please help us by buying a Daisy Cash Raffle Ticket. Cash prizes and your odds are better than the lottery! Ways to buy, stop by shops in CH and ask for a raffle ticket, come by our table at Fall Family Fest on Sept 17th or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a ticket!