September 2014 News Letter

PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR:

The following is the list of our planned programs for the year. Our sincere thanks to the Meriden Public Library for cosponsoring the programs.   Tuesday, September 9, 2014 6:30 p.m. at the Meriden Public Library THE HISTORY OF STEINS presented by Frank Pociadlo   Tuesday, October 14, 2014 6:30 p.m at the Meriden Public Library PANIC IN CONNECTICUT; ACCUSED WITCHES HAVE THEIR SAY performed by Virginia Wolf.   Wednesday, November 12, 2014 6:30 p.m. at the Meriden Public Library FROM HULA HOOPS TO HIGH FASHION: REMEMBERING G. FOX & CO. IN THE 1950s   Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 6:30 p.m at the Meriden Public Library IT HAPPENED IN CT presented by Mike Kachuba   Tuesday, April 14, 2015 6:30 p.m at the Meriden Public Library RESCUE OF THE BOUNTY: DISASTER AND SURVIVAL IN SUPERSTORM SANDY Presented by author Mike Tougias   Tuesday, May 12, 2015 6:30 p.m at the Meriden Public Library SPEAKING ILL OF THE DEAD: JERKS IN CONNECTICUT HISTORY” Presented by Ray Bendici.   Thursday, May 14, 2015 6:30 p.m at our Bernice Morehouse Research Center (1050 Hanover, So. Meriden) ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING, POT LUCK DINNER AND SOCIAL We look forward to seeing you. Our heartfelt thanks to Peter Slavinski, the president of the Meriden Historical Society and to Alexis Burgess of the Meriden Pulblic Library for setting up what promisses to be an exciting program for the year.  

UPCOMING SCHEDULE FOR OPEN HOUSE PROGRAMS AT THE ANDREWS HOMESTEAD

Two month long exhibits will be on display at the Andrews Homestead this year: OCTOBER will feature the MANNING BOWMAN COMPANY and MAY will feature MERIDEN’S SILVER. In conjunction with those special exhibits, the Homestead will be open to the public on Sundays (October and May only) from 11:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m. otherwise, the homestead is open by appointment only.  

A SPECIAL RECOGNITION:

Kathryn J. Cooke, a long time member of the Society, passed on in June of 2013. We recently received a generous donation from Kay’s estate.   WE WELCOME OUR NEW MEMBERS: Rose Sperry of Meriden CT Sylvia Winslow of Meriden, CT Lorraine Hancock of Meriden CT Ron Wolcheski of Meriden, CT   SPECIAL THANKS TO Agnes Baur Henry J. Benoit Martha B. Colaresi The Estate of Katheryn J. Cooke Dr. Robert B. Hancock Greg D. Hugo Kathleen and Donald McMahon James and Betty Masterson Alice Meigs Joan M. Munger Margaret Myers Janet Pestey Andrew Piatek Ellen C. Sheehan Betty Wieland Susan Youngs FOR THEIR DONATIONS TO THE MERIDEN HISTORICAL SOCIETY  

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