By Glen Sjoblom
Great Falls Historical Society
On May 24 the Historical Society elected its Officers and Board of Directors for next year. Outgoing President Kathleen Murphy received two rounds of applause and some nice flowers thanking her for her leadership the past six years. Incoming President Glen Sjoblom is pictured between Kathleen Murphy and Jackie Olin, also a past President of the Society.
The newly elected also include Doug Cobb, Vice President and Treasurer; Betty Swartz, Corresponding Secretary and past Tibbetts Award Winner; Susan Kawmy, Recording Secretary, and Directors John Marciano, Hariett Destler, Karin Grasso, Janice Schar, Sondra Taylor and Katie Whitman.
Around the table are Alex Brudno, Spencer Brudno, Caroline Ralston, Kathleen Murphy and her daughter, Mariaka Tsombikos. Karin Grasso, pictured separately, is the owner of the historic Jesse Smith house on Seneca Road.
The Historical Society began 40 years ago; Programs begin in September, and the new Board plans to continue its tradition of inviting excellent history speakers, historical research, preservation and historic tours. Please join us! You can do so on line at gfhs.org.
Pictures courtesy of TR Cook
The Great Falls Historical Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization