With one single act of pure bravado, trumpeted by some OCPHS board members as “sheer lunacy”, by others as “relevant to 2011”, and by still others as “how do I get to it on my phone again?” – we’ve launched a new website. The new site has been “in the planning stages” for nearly four years and replaces a site that was…pretty much like this one, but it’s now prettier
Civil War expert and OCPHS board member Bill Grandstaff presents our next Mini-Lecture, Myths and Legends of the Civil War on Sunday June 11 at 2 p.m. Bill’s intriguing new talk looks at stories that have evolved surrounding the Civil War, shedding light on the “fake news” of the day and exposing surprising truths about that conflict’s folklore. Join fellow historians and truth-seekers in the Carriage House! Admission $7, light
Many thanks to the Oakland County Sheriff’s WWAM community service workers, as well as our OCPHS volunteers for coming out to spruce up our grounds and to help with other tasks on Spring Clean Up day, April 29. What a difference a crew of willing helpers makes in a short time!
At the May 17th Annual Meeting and Election, two new directors, Sue Grifor and Dave Decker, were elected to serve three year terms, along with those other directors returning to the board. Officers were also selected to serve one year terms: President: Charlotte Cooper 1st Vice President: Sara Cote 2nd Vice President: Rodger Zeller Secretary: Kathy Davis Treasurer: Barbara Frye We also thanked those directors stepping down from the board:
Each year we ask members and friends to lend their support to our Annual Giving Campaign. This year we’re trying something a little different, by inviting you to choose where your donation goes. Support our General Operating budget, or give toward special projects like the Carriage House interior, School House painting and repair, 1901 Standard Vehicle Carriage, or to an area that’s most important to you! Donating is easy: