North Clark Historical Museum
2003 Annual Membership Meeting and Auction
Photography by Noel Johnson
Nearly fifty members and friends of the North Clark Historical Museum gathered Saturday evening, February 15, 2003, at the museum for the Annual Membership Meeting celebrating 15 years of pride in accomplishment with the creation and development of the museum. Everyone enjoyed a potluck, Silent Auction, and the Grand Old Auction which included handmade birdhouses, a homemade quilt and apple pies.
The annual report cited 254 memberships over the 15 year period with twenty-two new memberships this year. 4,635 volunteer hours were recorded for the year in support of many projects. 40 museum hosts were honored for their service in welcoming guests during open hours--noon to four on Saturdays.
Community Service Awards were presented to: Roy and Betty Carpenter for their annual display during Territorial Days of the "rock diet", an outstanding collection of rocks and minerals resembling foods, and museum hosting; Marshall and Myrtle Clark for support in museum fund raising activities and preparation of the baked salmon served at the Mt. Tum Tum Native American Encampment since 1991; Jim Malinowski, outgoing president of the Board of Directors, who joined the board in 1995, served as vice president in 1999 and president through 2002. Jim was lauded for museum involvement during the renovation, museum dedication and open house in June of 2000, barn building, construction of the Jorgensen mill enclosure and various fund raising activities.
New slate of officers presented: President, Margaret Colf Hepola; Vice. Pres., Ken Viles; Secretary, Roberta Emerick; Treasurer, Cindy Sutton. Active board members: Myrna Viles, Frank Emerick, Mike Rotschy, Jim Malinowski, Lois Courtney, Roxanne Larsen, Jerry and Dottie Johnson, Gary Miller, Helen Rodgers. Informational messaging at 247-5800.