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Historical Society ready for 2019

December 12, 2018
The Town Crier

Members of the Poland Historical Society celebrated the Christmas Season together with a dinner at the Poland Library last week. The Christmas party replaces the previously scheduled December meeting, so there will be no meeting on Dec. 18. Regular meetings will resume on Jan. 15, 2019.

Larry Baughman, current president, announced that the following trustees had been elected by the membership to serve the Historical Society in 2019: Laurie Fox, President; Regina Rees, Vice-President; Dave Smith, Secretary; Joanne Eiselstein, Treasurer along with Larry Bartos, Larry Baughman, Dick Dale, June Deeley, Debbie Gilbert, Ted Heineman, Sue Holloway, Joe Majzik, Frank Mazzarino, Doris Rice, and Ed Virostek.

Regular meetings of the Historical Society are held the third Tuesday of each month at the Little Red Schoolhouse, 4515 Center Rd. (Rt. 224) in Poland Township. Business meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by a program of interest to the community at 7:30 p.m.

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The 2019 Poland Historical Society Trustees include, sitting: Ted Heineman, Ed Virostek, Joanne Eiselstein, Doris Rice, and Regina Rees. Standing are: Dave Smith, Larry Bartos, June Deeley, Laurie Fox, Debbie Gilbert, Dick Dale, Frank Mazzarino, and Larry Baughman. Missing from photo are Sue Holloway and Joe Majzik.

The 2019 membership drive begins in January. Dues are $10 a year per person. Send checks made payable to "Poland Historical Society", PO Box 5052, Poland, OH 44514. Be sure to include name, address, phone number, and email address.

Baughman presented the Historical Society's 2019 calendar of meetings and programs:

Jan. 15, "Keeping Your Family's Past," Pam Speis MVHS

Feb. 19, "A Look at the PHS Collection and Archives," Archival Committee

March 19, "The Women of Poland," presented by female members

April 16, "The Centennial Garden: A Garden of Dreams," Ginny Meloy/Cathy Lind

May 21, "Native Americans in the Valley," Traci Manning MVHS

June 9, Open House at the Schoolhouse, 1-3 p.m.

June 18, Trip to Western Reserve Village at Canfield Fairgrounds (no regular meeting)

June 28-29, Celebrate Poland at Village Town Hall

July 14, Open House at the Schoolhouse, 1-3 p.m.

Aug. 11, Open House at the Schoolhouse, 1-3 p.m.

Sept. 17, "More Poland Churches" (New Life, Church of the Rock, Margaret Wynn Baptist)

Oct, 15,"Lowellville, Ohio: Murders, Mayhem & More," Rosalyn Torella

Nov. 19, "History of Poland Boy Scouts," presented by Boy Scout Troops

Dec. 17, Christmas Party; details to be announced



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