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Historical Society to Hold Annual Meeting

By Staff | Mar 25, 2016

The Geographical Center Historical Society, which manages Prairie Village Museum, will hold its annual meeting at 6 p.m., Tuesday, April 12, at the Rugby Eagles Club.

Members are invited to join the board for dinner at 6 p.m. (dinner is on your own). The business meeting will start at 6:45 p.m. The meeting is open to the public, but only historical society members are eligible to vote.

David Bednarz and Paula Jelsing will be presented as board candidates. Board member Edie Wurgler and vice president Pat Bye are up for reelection. Nominations also will be taken from the floor

In other business, board members and executive director Cathy Jelsing will give a review of the 2015 season, share financial statements and plans for the coming season. Members will be asked to will vote on a proposed bylaws change.

In addition to those up for reelection, the board includes president Roger Sitter, treasurer Linda Lysne, secretary Dennis Miller, Mildred Rothgarn, Amanda Loughman, Dr. Hubert Seiler and Richard Davidson.

Memberships, which include season passes to the museum, will be available for purchase at the Eagles prior to the annual meeting.

The museum’s annual Spring Kick-Off Dinner is coming up on Sunday, April 17, at the Eagles. The program is “Storytelling with Travis Gerjets and Friends: The Good-Old, Bad-Old Days.” Kick-off sponsors are Ramsey National Bank, North Dakota Humanities Council and Thrivent Financial.

For more information, visit the museum website at www.prairievillagemuseum.com.

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