The 21st Annual Meeting of WWHP was held October 27, 2016, at the Worcester Historical Museum. Reports were given and elections were held. Steering Committee members now serving are listed at your left. Following the business meeting, Prof. Christine M. DeLucia spoke on “The History and Culture of Northeast American Indian Women.” The minutes are available.
Special thanks to WWHP member Edward Osowski for a generous donation in honor of his aunt, Louise Gleason. Louise has served eight years on the Steering Committee and chaired the Membership Committee for over ten years.
An information and quilling table was once again set up at stART on the Street in September by Heather-Lyn Haley, Glen Harris, Kathy Comer, Barbara Ingrassia, Louise Gleason, and Mary Oroszko.
Thank you! to contributors, proofreaders and helpers for this newsletter: Kara Wilson Yuen, Margaret Watson, Barbara Mercier, Maureen Ryan Doyle, Heather-Lyn Haley, Lynne McKenney Lydick, Ann Marie Shea, Fran Langille, Pam Bobay, Nancy Avila, Louise Gleason, Mary Oroszko, and Susan Simitis.
This newsletter is published semi-annually in March and October, March being National Women’s History Month and October 23 and 24 being the anniversary of the first National Woman’s Rights Convention which was held 1850 in Worcester.