Mr. James McSweeney has been invited to speak at the April meeting.
COLLEGE PARK HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Regular Meeting - Minutes - April 21, 2009
The regular meeting of the College Park Historical Society was held on April 21, 2009 with President Kip Carr presiding.
President Carr welcomed everyone to the building.
A tribute was in memory of John Broom, beloved member who worked tirelessly and diligently to further the society. He was responsible for a significant rise in membership. A moment of silence was observed.
The minutes were presented and approved.
Jim Gable, Treasurer, reported a balance of $788.53 plus two CD's in the bank account. Charlotte Rentz, President of the Hapeville Historical Society was recognized.
College Park Police Chief Tom Kusnacki reported that the police patril is more obvious in the neighborhood and suggested citizens call with any questions regarding security assessments, out of town house checks, vacant houses, etc. He reported two break-ins, Pecan Restaurant and the Depot.
The Pledge of Allegiance to the United States of America flag was led by President Carr.
Jim McSweeney, with the National Archives located in Morrow, Ga. brought a very interesting program. He suggested everyone visit the Archives and research their families and other information.
The Main Street Director made a plea for the organization to participate in teh Main Street Forum to be held on April 30th, called a "Vision for College Park".
Other items of interest are that the building will be open one day a week (date to be determined), the computer is fully operational , the CPHS is a courtesy member of the Hapeville & East Point Historical Societies.
The Joint Societies picnic will be June 6th in East Point.
It was announced a joint mixer/get-together with the Historic College Park Neighborhood Assoc. will be scheduled (http://www.hcpna.org/)
The meeting was adjourned for delicious refreshments (and Jane Gables incredible punch! Yahoooo!). -
(notes submitted and recorded by our fabulous Jane Reeves - Secretary)