Harmony Historical Society To Meet Tuesday

BLOCKVILLE – The Harmony Historical Society will meet Tuesday, at 6 p.m. for a dinner meeting. Attendees are asked to bring a dish to share and their own table service. Coffee and a cold beverage will be provided. Following dinner, Norman Carlson, local resident and historian, will discuss “The Dark Day – September 24, 1950.” The public is invited to attend. Recently, the society met for a business meeting. Thirteen members and one guest attended the meeting. President Bill Schneider opened the meeting by leading the pledge to the American flag. The minutes from the previous business meeting and the treasurer’s report were read and accepted.

Upkeep and maintenance were reported. Rick Johnson and Chuck Masters have been mowing the grounds. The kitchen garden has been worked on by Jennifer Doud and Sue Gunther. Elinor Sturges has donated mulch for the flower garden. Work on the improved library continues.

The raffle quilt continues to be worked on along with many other items to be sold at the Fall Festival. An Embroidered quilt is also being completed. Vendors and demonstrators are still wanted for the festival to be held the first weekend in October. Recently the society met for a dinner meeting. Following dinner, the members enjoyed show and tell. The society holds meetings from April through December each year. They meet on the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. for a business meeting and on the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. for a dinner meeting. Programs follow at 7 p.m. The Harmony Historical Society is located on Open Meadows Road in Blockville. For more information visit www.harmonyhistoricalsociety.org or call 782-3074.