Read the “Inside Story Of The ECC Historical Society” from the June/July issue of 110 Magazine.
The East Contra Costa Historical Society held its General Membership Meeting on the Museum grounds. Approximately 50 members and guests attended.
President Nunn gave a summary of the Society’s accomplishments for the 2016-17 year:
The agenda then moved to the Installation of Officers for the 2017-2018 year. Dennis nominated Joyce Enos to serve as Treasurer in lieu of Kathy Bushman who is unable to fulfill the office. Installing Officer Mary Lou Klovee then asked the nominees to stand and be introduced: President—Dennis Nunn; 1st Vice President—Doreen Forlow; 2nd Vice President—Jody Merriam; Recording/Correspondence Secretary—Shirley McCall and Treasurer Joyce Enos (who was not able to attend). Mary Lou asked for a motion to elect the slate of officers. Mary Black moved and Tim Karlberg seconded that the slate be elected. The motion passed. Mary Lou then read each officer the duties of their office and queried if they would fulfill those duties. Each agreed and were considered duly installed. (Treasurer Enos will be installed at the next Board meeting).
The installation of officers concluded the agenda. Meeting was adjourned at 3:30 p.m.
Since this meeting sadly we lost Joyce Enos and Kathy Bushman has stepped up to be Treasurer.
With the co-operation of beautiful weather we hosted our annual Opening Day on April 1. The event was chaired by Mary Black with the assistance of members and featured the dedication of the new Kathy Leighton Resource Center. The center was built by ECCHS volunteers known as “The Breakers” with help of many local businesses. The center was dedicated to Kathy Leighton in honor of the many, many hours Kathy has spent in collecting, sorting cataloging and identifying the myriad of documents and photographs that have been donated to ECCHS over the years.