SALEM - The trustees and officers of the Salem Historical Society held a morning "brain-storming" session recently. The purpose was to review the past year and plan for 2013. For 2012, the greatest memory was the Aug. 7 dedication of the Dale Shaffer Research Library. Over 400 people attended and viewed the newest building, now numbering four buildings. The membership goal for the year was 65 new members on the 65th anniversary of the society. This goal was exceeded with 86 new members. It was also reported that current membership is 648 annual members and 99 life members.
The trustees and officers of the Salem Historical Society held a morning “brain-storming” session recently. The purpose was to review the past year and plan for 2013. Show are, sitting: trustee Carolyn Alesi, corresponding secretary Dixie Gordon, vice president Judi Allio, president David Shivers, treasurer April Trenkelbach, and curator Janice Lesher; standing: trustee Joan Lora, trustee Alice Deatherage, secretary Judy White, trustee Thaddeus Smith, consultant Michele Weaver, trustee Steve Faber, trustee Nancy Fediaczko, director David Stratton, assistant treasurer Keith Schafer, trustee Bill Ward and trustee Jerry Laska. Missing: trustee B.J. Abrams. (Submitted photo)