Bellefonte Historical and Cultural Association
Minutes of Past Meetings
November 10, 2017, 7 PM
Bellefonte Art Museum
Present: Romayne Naylor, President, Joseph Griffin, Vice-President, Jim Dunne, Secretary; Dave Eggler, Treasurer, Melady Kehm, True Fisher, Nancy Perkins, Jeanne Newlin, Karen Arnold, Gay Dunne. A quorum was in attendance as defined by the BHCA bylaws.
Minutes – Minutes of 2017-10-12 were approved (Melady, Gay).
(Dave Eggler) – Discussion of
freight house expenses click
here for the report
Summer Sounds (JoAnn Knupp) – No report.
Sunday Afternoons at the Library - Sundays, 2:30 PM, Centre County Library Historical Museum
January 14 - Ken Baxter & Molly Countermine
Composer, pianist Ken Baxter and popular singer Molly Countermine
perform original compositions and popular favorites
Poetry (Patrick) - Out Loud at the Bellefonte Art Museum
Friday, 7:30 PM, January 19 - Poetry reading by Shara McCallum
Friday, November 17, 7:30 at the Bellefonte Art Museum
Old House Fair (Joseph) - June 8,9, 2018. Bellefonte Borough will support with a grant. BHCA was not selected for a 1772 grant.
(Jeanne, Joseph) -
Freight House -. Doors
and ramps have been selected and plans will be submitted to Centre County Code.
Jeanne complimented BHCA, Sally, Romayne and Phil
for their work at Curtin Village. Borough Council approved a contemporary metal roof in the Historic District, overruling a recommendation of HARB. Joseph suggested BHCA present to Council about
color & roof concerns.
Talleyrand Park (True) – Grant will be used for the pergola, brick walk along track to rr bridge, and mudsill for the west bank of Spring Creek.
New Business – Albertin-Vernon won the bid for the Gamble Mill restoration. Bellefonte Museum will not have the Heart-to- Heart matching grant this year. A website for the arts was suggested.
Next BHCA Meeting - 7 PM Friday, January 12 at the Bellefonte Art Museum (confirmed).
Adjourn - Nancy, Jeanne
Jim Dunne, Secretary