MINUTES FOR AUGUST 20, 2019
The meeting for
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 was called
to order by
President Juanita Hunt at 7 P. M. at the home of Wayne Twitchell for
Field Trip. Those present were: Cindy DellaPenna, Jim DellaPenna,
Bernice "Bunny” Gleason, Juanita Hunt, Linda Hillgrove, Ann Leadbetter,
Ron Smith, Jarvis Johnson, Catherine Pease, Donovan Bowley, Bill Jones,
Jones, Bob Appleby and Guests: Susan Rogers, George Rogers, Sandra
Viola Richardson, Evelyn O’Connell, Ken Cleaves, Spring Hanna, Lisa
Sharon Reed and Linda Twitchell.
we toured Wayne Twitchell’s shop, members voted to accept the
updated By-Laws which was
introduced Wayne Twitchell to the
members and guests as a
retired welder from Bath Iron Works. Wayne was always interested in
and collecting miniature figures, Match Box cars and cutting, welding
painting the metal “creatures” he makes. He can make a crab from an old
shoe or a piece of steel with holes in to make a “holey cow” or large
bird lawn ornaments. He has his creations in three stores with Funky
on Bay View Street, Camden being the local shop.
NEW BUSINESS: The final Yard, Food and Craft Fair
the summer will be
held Saturday, August 31st from 8 A. M. Marie
Berry has made her
famous pies, bars and cookies along with Florance Merrifield’s handmade
including a quilt that will be raffled off in November at the Town
Election Day. Tickets for the queen sized quilt are six for five
dollars or one
dollar per ticket. Coffee and lemonade is free. Please stop by for a
the Hope Historical Society, 354 Camden Rd, Hope, Maine.
September 14th is the day
will meet 9 A. M. - 2 P. M. at
the HHS home to scrape, caulk and paint the exterior window sills and
frames. Bring your own supplies if you wish.
the September 17th
the Hope Historical Society
will be making a presentation title “A Brief History of Astronomy plus
the Speed of Light, and More” by Jim DellaPenna. Jim has been an
astronomer since his teen years and belongs to three astronomy clubs.
participated in numerous astronomy public outreach events for the
public, schools, and science museums. Speaking presentations have
Double Stars, Star Cluster, and introduction to Astronomy clubs and the
Carolina Museum of Natural Science.
His presentation on the 17th
will include a generous slide
Hope historical Society is located at 354 Camden Rd
(Rt 105) in Hope.
The meeting begins at 7 P.M
Refreshments will be served after the meeting by
Florance Merrifield and
Linda Hillgrove, Secretary