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October 1, 2018

2018, September 30 - Annual Meeting of the Johnson County Historical Society at the Old Courthouse

1:30 - 1: 50 - School House Jammers

2:00 Opening/ Welcome - President Greg Biesemeyer

2:05 Administrator/Curator Report - Mike Shaw
Mike Shaw reported that the next major project will be putting a new roof on the courthouse.  Integrity roofing will do the job for $14,500.  This will include tearing off the old shingles and understructure to be replaced by 4X8 sheets and asphalt shingles.
2:20 Election of New Board Members (3)
Board member James Duncan nominated Lisa Shore and Alice Buck.  Loree Parker was the third nominee.  All were accepted by acclamation.
2:30 Tribute to Herb Best by Mike Shaw and the School House Jammers

Herb Best

2:45 Intro to Program by Fran Billings.  

        Little Gift Shop report by Loretta Millstead

     2018 Christmas Ornament Presentation to mayors

     2019 Calendar introduction

     3:00 Authors Presentation of their work and books.

Rose Marie Kinder 

Bob Wyatt 

Jim Taylor also discussed his book of short stories.
3:30  Final Announcements/Closing by President Biesemeyer
School House Jammers played a 15 minute postlude.
Authors book signings in the Smiser Library
Tours of the JCHS campus with Mike Shaw in the Courthouse
Refreshments were served in the Little Gift Shop.
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