FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 7:30 pm at THE VILLAGE INN located at the
corner of Main and Water Streets, Englishtown, N.J.
Guest Speaker Marlboro Historian Nathan Handlin Nathan Handlin author of Marlboro Township - A Rich History-- a Bright Future published by the Marlboro Township Historic Commission will be the guest speaker at our January meeting.
Nathan attended New York University where he majored in history, economics and English. During WW II, he served five years in the U.S. Army. After the war, he resumed his studies at the NYU Graduate School of Business Administration securing an MBA and then continued his studies towards a PhD degree in Land Economics. He also earned a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Columbia University.
He has served as a Court appointed Mediator under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey Supreme Court, working in the local civil courts to help try to mediate disputes between litigants to avoid the need for court trials. He has served on the Citizens Advisory Committee of the Marlboro Township Board of Education and the Gerontology Advisory Council at the Rutgers University School of Social Work. He is actively involved in volunteer work and currently writes a monthly column for the periodical Our Town.
VILLAGE INN NEWS
Of interest on the building: there is now a cadge cap on the chimney, repainted window shutters have been rehung, and the electrical work including the yard pole night light have been completed.
Since our 40's and 50's exhibit was such a huge success at our event last November, it will be continued throughout this year.
Winners of the Battleground Historical Society 2011 Raffle
1st prize Leslie Serafin $282.00
2nd prize Bill Mehr $211.50
3rd prize Ed Eastman $141.00
4th prize Ted Narozanick $ 70.50
Proceeds to the Battleground Historical Society $570.00
A huge thank you to everyone who participated in the raffle.
VILLAGE INN 2012 EVENT CALENDAR
January 15 Inn will be open from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
February 19 Inn will be open from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
March 25 Event to be announced in future newsletters
May 5, May 6 Weekend In Old Monmouth
May 28 Memorial Day Inn will be open
June 16, June 17 Reenactment Weekend at Battlefield Park
Inn will be open both days
$2.00 per person donation at the door on all open dates; no charge for children 12 years of age and younger.
Battleground Historical Society 2012 Monthly Meeting Dates
January 27, February 24, March 23, April 27, May 25,
September 28, October 26 All monthly meetings are held at the Village Inn, located at the corner of Main and Water Streets, Englishtown, N.J. All meetings are open to the public. Check our website for our activities; www.thevillageinn.org
Reminder to all members: It is time to pay your 2012 membership dues. For those of you that have already paid, we thank you for your promptness. We count on all our members to keep current. Please keep in mind your dues help to fund the operating expenses of the Village Inn and the programs and events we offer. Membership cards will be mailed to all members upon receipt of their dues.
RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP
MEMBERSHIP DUES ARE DUE EACH YEAR ON JANUARY FIRST
$125.00 LIFE MEMBERSHIP
Make check payable to Battleground Historical Society. Mail to P.O. Box 61, Tennent, NJ 07763
OFFICERS OF BATTLEGROUND HISTORICAL SOCIETY
President: Hans Kernast, 3 King Charles Court, Englishtown, NJ 07726 Tel 732-446-7833
Vice-President: Lora Capozzoli, 259 Van Dorn St., Keyport, NJ 07735 Tel 732-888-6061