Every one is invited to attend.

TO ALL–A retreat is planned for Saturday, January 17 from 9:30 am to 12:00 noon. Please come with your Ideas and thoughts. We need to think about many items. I have listed a group of things for your consideration before the meeting. I suggest you rate the most important items.

Topics: Need vs Want. And when can it be done.

  • Pay on loan (get new mortgage rate?)
  • Sewer
  • Water
  • Community garden
  • Paint house
  • Roof barn
  • Stone Patio
  • Trees
  • Clothes line
  • Gardens at Museum
  • Pavillions
  • Gravel for road
  • Identification statements for rooms/items
  • Rebuild sidewalk
  • Picture/dewspaper display for museum
  • Brochure for Erie Historical Society
  • Review landscaping plan

Funding: How and who.

  • Biscuit Day
  • Lecture Series
  • Grants
  • Note cards
  • Book
  • Raffle
  • Tee Shirts
  • Memorial bricks
  • Memorial trees
  • Framed pictures of old Erie
  • Picture requests
  • Old Barn wood sale
  • Farmer’s Market
  • Charge entrance fee

People needed:–Do you know who could help.

  • to handle small gardens in front of museum
  • to learn to tour groups through museum
  • to plan and promote educational programs for students
  • to help with computer work
  • to help with family names (genealogy)
  • to prepare grant applications (might be paid position)
  • to contact potential donors
  • to assume Biscuit Day 2009 planning.
  • to write and send EHS updates.

The meeting will be held at Sarah’s House.

Time and Place

Date: Saturday, January 17, 2009
Time: 9:30am – 12:00pm
Location: Sarah Wise’s House
11497 Jasper Road
Erie, CO