2023 Chapter meetings & Local Events

Thursday, May 18th 7pmChapter meeting at Bucyrus Public Library in the downstairs meeting room.

Speaker: Anita Shackelford. Anita has traveled extensively, teaching and lecturing for shops, guilds, and quilting conferences.  She is a quilt judge, certified by NQA, qualified to judge Masterpiece quilts, and has been involved in judging shows at local, regional, and national levels. She has traveled across the US, including Alaska, and to Canada, Switzerland, Ireland, and Australia to teach, and having one quilt travel all the way to Tokyo for a show”.

Members are asked to bring an old quilt to share for the meeting.

Thursday, June 15th 7pm – Chapter meeting at Bucyrus Public Library in the downstairs meeting room.

Speaker Mark Holbrook thru the Ohio Humanities Program – Mark is the editor of The Buckeye Vanguard about the 49th OVI. Mark recently retired from a 20-year career as a Civil War reenactor, serving as a Union officer throughout the country at such places as Gettysburg, Chattanooga, Richmond, and Shiloh. Mark also served as military coordinator for the film Light of Freedom released in the fall of 2013 and had a supporting role in the 2015 film Wings of the Wind. Mark served on the Civil War Sesquicentennial Advisory Committee for the State of Ohio and has appeared in several television history-themed television programs.

Thursday, September 21st 7pm – Chapter meeting at Bucyrus Public Library in the downstairs meeting room.

Speaker Tom Neel, retired Ohio Genealogical Library Director, will present a program on “Wills and Estates: Dead People Create Records.”

Thursday, October 19th 7pm – Chapter meeting at Bucyrus Public Library in the downstairs meeting room.

Speaker Susan Matthews will present a PowerPoint slideshow on Helpful Tips.   

She has spoken for the LEI program at Marion Technical College/Ohio State University, presented a series at Marion local library and more. She will speak at OGS in March for the Librarian’s Seminar.

Thursday, November 16th 7pm – – Chapter meeting at Bucyrus Public Library in the downstairs meeting room.

Program: Show and Tell, – election of officers and Social time.  4-H members who were judged at the Crawford County Fair are invited to share their project

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