NOVEMBER MEETING HIGHLIGHTS
**Held Nov. 14th, at the Shiawassee Shores Main Clubhouse!!
**68 attendees, which includes 34 guests and our speaker. This was record-breaking attendance for a Society meeting.
**Society Christmas dinner will be held on Dec 12th at Lucky's Steakhouse in Fenton - sign up sheet was available.
**Members who gave programs at monthly meetings during 2017, were thanked. Society Executive Board/Curator/Genealogy Consultants/Alpine Community Share Points Co-ordinator were thanked as well for their service in 2017. Two Founding Members of the Society who were in the audience were acknowledged. Marilyn Keck and Marlene Costello.
**Oct. 22nd Sunday museum tours = 29 visitors. Don & Judy Trevillian brought a quilt (made in 1977 by the Linden Church of Nazarene) into the museum on this date. This quilt (featuring various Linden businesses in 1977) was on display at this meeting.
**Annual Year-End Report - Museum cash donations for 2017 = $487. Total museum visitors 455.
(both of these numbers will increase after the Holiday Happening in downtown Linden on Dec. 1st, as the museum is open during this event)
**Program -SOCIETY FUNDRAISER - Linden's native son, author Joe Kimble, presented his new children's book (Mr. Mouthful Learns His Lesson) in a Powerpoint Presentation with the help of a young lady, by the name of Charlotte Krause. Copies of Joe's book could be purchased and Joe very graciously donated ALL proceeds to the Society!!! Proceeds are currently at $540!!
**Refreshments: Ann Morton, Nancy Wallace and Margurite Plumb
Please enjoy the following photos taken at the meeting. Many thanks to photographers Jayne Larion and Barbara Kincaid for supplying them for the webpage!!
Congrats to our newest members of the Linden Mills Historical Society:
Jim & Patti Burgess
Paul & Diane Hogan (brother & sister)
Peggy & William Clark
***Welcome to the Society!!! ***
LIFE-TIME SOCIETY MEMBERS PASS AWAY
Audrey Hyde, 86, long-time Linden resident and founding member of the Linden Mills Historical Society, passed away on August 23, 2017.
Our deepest condolences to the Hyde family.
Keith Wenger, long-time Linden resident and founding member of the Linden Mills Historical Society, passed away on May 1st, 2017. Keith was 95. Our deepest sympathy goes out to the Wenger family.
BARBARA SELDEN PASSES AWAY
Long-time Linden resident and former Society member, Barbara Selden passed away on Nov. 3. Our deepest sympathy goes out to the Selden family.
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