Facchine Elected To Another Term As President

November 13, 2008 at 9:06 PM

       The DuBois Area Historical Society concluded 2007 in November with 28 members and guests attending a luncheon at the Brady Township Community Building in Luthersburg. Kara Martino, a DuBois Area High School graduate and one of the first women to attend the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., was the guest speaker on the topic, “A Cadet’s Life at the U.S. Air Force Academy.”


       Elections were held at the luncheon with the following being elected to two year terms for 2008-09:  President – Evo Facchine; 1st Vice President – Judy Leech; Director of Building & Grounds – David Beer; Historian – Todd Thompson; Youth Director – Mike Micknis; DuBois Representative – Jackie Syktich; Sandy Township Representative – Galen Kilmer; and Union Township Representative – Rob Peoples.


            The DuBois Area Historical Society has scheduled its programs and speakers for 2008. They include:

            April 17 – Brian Hineman, “Buffalo Ranching In Western Pennsylvania,” 7:30 p.m., E.D. Reitz Museum, 28-34 W. Long Ave., DuBois.

            May 29 – Galen Kilmer, “DuBois Area High School Local History Projects,” 7:30 p.m., E. D. Reitz Museum, 28-34 W. Long Ave., DuBois.

            Sept. 27 – Doug Brennan, “History of the DuBois Walkway” (a walking tour, wear comfortable shoes), 11 a.m., meeting place to be announced.

            Oct. 18 – Lantern walk. Now being planed. Time and further details to be announced.

            Nov. 8 – DuBois Area Historical Society luncheon. Guest speaker Scheldean Jose performing as the mother of Mary Wade, the only civilian casualty during the battle of Gettysburg. Brady Township Community Center, noon. Details will be released closer to the date.

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