Eldred Twp. Historical Society holds Show and Share
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Left to right, Helen Gower, Jane Kuehner, Constance Andrews, Nicole Kuehner and Shirley Krum brought their special items in for the Show and Share at Eldred Township Historical Society.
The Eldred Township Historical Society elected officers for the 2011-2012 year. They are: Brenda Dorshimer, president; Jalene Keiser, vice president; Joyce Gower, secretary; Lenna Kuehner, treasurer.
After the business meeting, the members held a Show and Share.
Constance Andrews brought in a petticoat that belonged to her grandmother, a pair of high top shoes, a gold pen and pencil set with a ribbon to wear them around the neck.
Shirley Krum shared her collection of Swedish horses. Helen Gower brought her patterns that were ironed on material and then embroidered, plus a 1951 newspaper article about the late Jacob Meckes. Joyce Gower showed off a glass and a ceramic Scottie dog.
Michelle Kuehner's daughter, Jane, raises Monarch butterflies and brought in the container where they are raised from a caterpillar to butterfly. Her daughter, Nicole, shared her collection of cards of horses and mini horse figures.
The next ETHS meeting will be on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Eldred Twp. municipal building. The guest speaker will be Melinda Ludwig on basket-weaving with demonstrations.