2017 Programs

dennyreiser2March 27, 2017 – Local Historian and Ohio Traveler Denny Reiser will be with us at our first meeting of 2017. Denny will show use more places to see along the Ohio and Erie Canal National Heritage Corridor. This program will take place at Stow City Hall.

April 24, 2017 – peskinbook Laura Peskin will present a program on education, transportation, women’s history and more near Summit County.  Material will come from Peskin’s Deep Cover Cleveland book series, as well as  research surrounding Women’s History Month 2017.   Peskin  is the author of the book series, Deep Cover Cleveland, and has contributed to various periodicals. She is active in local historical societies and contributes to their publications.

    barbbaltrinicJune 26, 2017 – Local resident and author, Barb Baltrinic will join us to discuss her latest book, A Patriot’s Price (The Fighting Clarks Book 2). In this sequel to A Founder for All, Abraham Clark’s son, Andrew, ventures into war armed with his sense of patriotism and strong values. Reality strikes when he is captured and placed on the British prison ship, the H.M.S. Jersey. https://www.amazon.com/Patriots-Price-Fighting-Clarks-Book-ebook/dp/B01BZ6QH7W/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1489446686&sr=8-1&keywords=barb+baltrinic


August 28, 2017 – annual picnic at Heritage Reserve Barn at 6:30 p.m.  Bring a your table service and a dish to share. Fried chicken and drinks will be provided. Note time change to 6:30 p.m.

September 25, 2017 –  Author and Akron Beacon Journal Local History columnist, Mark J. Price, will be our featured speaker in September. Price is an award-winning journalist from Akron, Ohio. A graduate of Akron North High School, he earned his journalism degree from Kent State University. He has worked as a copy editor and staff writer for the Akron Beacon Journal since 1997.


October 23, 2017  Enjoy the music of vocalist Judy Brown as she presents “Music for the Young at Heart”.   A resident of Hudson, Brown is a multi-talented performer whose acting on-camera, spokesperson and singing abilities have earned her featured roles on stage, in television and motion pictures.

November 27, 2017 – Election of 2018 officers. Bring a dessert to share. Note time change to 6:30 p.m.

December 2, 2017 – luncheon and installation of officers – location and time TBA