The Alpharetta Historical Society will have its Annual Picnic on Saturday, June 16, at the at 4p.m.
President Nan Harman-Dempsey will conduct the meeting, which will include the induction of the new Board for 2012-2013. Each new Board member will be asked to take the society’s oath to preserve the past, in the present, for the future.
The picnic will be a chance to create a memorial to the club's own history. A garden bench will be unveiled at the picnic to honor the Society’s first president, Leona Collins. The bench will be placed at the Mansell House and Gardens to preserve her memory.
You don't need to be a member to attend the picnic. The public is invited. The Alpharetta Historical Society will provide the meat, bread, and drinks and everyone who attends is asked to bring a dish to share.
The 2012-2013 Alpharetta Historical Society Board of Directors includes:
- Nan Harman-Dempsey (President);
- Ben Hollingsworth (Vice President);
- Pat Hunter (Secretary);
- Ellon Jones (Treasurer);
- Connie Mashburn (Archives/Historian);
- Jim Spruell (Finance);
- Donald Mitchell (Preservation);
- Martine Broadwell (Heritage);
- Lynn Sickeler (Programs);
- Janet Rodgers (Public Relations);
- Bill Lusk (Trustee);
- Hazel Reese (Trustee);
- Phil Monzo (Trustee);
- Marjean Birt (Trustee);
- Eugene Fouts (Trustee).
The Alpharetta Historial Society's motto is to “Preserve the Past, in the Present, for the Future.”
Visit the Alpharetta Historical Society website for more information.