Volume 8, Number 3, Spring 1983
The regular quarterly meeting of The White River Valley Historical Society was called to order at 1:15 p.m. by President Fred Hartman on March 13 in the College Center Cafeteria at The School of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, MO. A devotional was given by Esther Beveridge.
The fifty-nine members and guests present introduced themselves.
Minutes of the December 12, 1982 meeting were approved as printed. Bank balance reported was $3086.35.
The Secretary reported the following: 263 paying members; 4 members added to roster this quarter; assisted John Baker, Tri-Lakes Newspapers Editor, with their 1983 Progress Issue which featured our society; notified the Historical Essay Contest winners and their teachers following the judging by Dr. Juanita Kirk of the S of O faculty; sent notices to 14 area newspapers and 2 radio stations of this meeting.
Editor asked for articles for publication and help. Deadline for next issue is April 20.
Second reading of proposed revision to bylaws was adopted. It reads: Section la - Dues for member and spouse shall be $12.00. Each would have a vote and one quarterly shall be sent.
By general consent the society declined the invitation to participate in the activities of the Forsyth Fiesta Days.
Dr. O. Myking Mehus, chairman of Committee on Nominations, gave a 1st reading of the nominees from the committee. Election at annual meeting.
Winners of the 1983 Historical Essay Contest were present to read their essays and receive their awards. 3rd-Merrian Copeland and 2nd- Rhonda Turner, both students at Glendale High School, Springfield; and 1st- Karen Pridgen of Ash Grove High School.
James Powell, program chairman, introduced Paul Johns, WRVHS member and curator of the Christian County Museum at Ozark, who presented a program of narration and slides on the history of Christian County.
Next meeting was announced for June 12. Office will be open following the meeting.
Meeting adjourned 3:30 p.m.
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