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The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum Welcomes 50 to Annual Members Meeting and Awards
"The annual Members Meeting is when we celebrate our various recent accomplishments while also honoring those who have gone above and beyond in their service to the Historical Society," says Mary Csar, Executive Director of The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum (SBRHM. "I am so proud of our dedicated board members, under the leadership of Olivia Hollaus, for embracing the museum and consistently supporting our diligent efforts to reach out, serve, and educate the community."
Highlights at this year's Members Meeting include:
+ Welcoming new Board of Trustee members Emily Snyder, Katrina Carter-Tellison, and Dan Dickenson.
+ Presentation of the prestigious Myrtle Butts Fleming Award, which is given annually to an outstanding volunteer/supporter, to Loren Mintz.
+ Presentation of the distinguished Dave Ashe Award, which is for contributions to the museum's collection, to Martha Barrett Bell and Peter Barrett.
+ Presentation of the coveted President's Award to this year's recipients LeAnn Berman, Jesse Cordoba, and Athena Gounis.
+ Boca Raton Historical Society Curator Sue Gillis shared a fascinating overview of the museum's current exhibition, MiMo in Boca Raton: Mid-Century Modern and the Architecture of Howard McCall, which will be on display through the end of June.
About The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum:
The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum is the home of the Boca Raton Historical Society, whose mission is to collect, preserve, and present information and artifacts relevant to the past and evolving history of Boca Raton and to maintain a visible role in education and advocacy of historic preservation in the community. Now open to the public Wednesday through Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm, the museum is located in historic Town Hall at 71 N. Federal Highway (33432). For more information, please call 561.395.6766 or visit www.BocaHistory.org.
(IDs are L-R / Photos courtesy of the Boca Raton Historical Society)
Boca Raton Historical Society Board Chair Olivia Hollaus with new board members Emily Snyder, Katrin Carter-Tellison, and Dan Dickenson.
Available for Interview:
Mary Csar, Executive Director
Schmidt Boca Raton Historical Museum
561.395.6766 / email@example.com
Gary Schweikhart, PR-BS
561.756.4298 / gary@pr-