October 2018 News

​​​​​​​​​​​​Next Meeting: Monday November 19th 7:30 p.m. - "Businesses in Conneaut Lake - Then and Now"

Terry Olah and Julia Catalano will present a program on Businesses in Conneaut Lake -- Then and Now. Program is open to the public, free of charge. It is at Station Five, Conneaut Lake Park Fire Hall, which is smoke-free and handicapped accessible. ​

Christmas Sale
We will hold our annual Shop Small Business Saturday on the Saturday after Thanksiving, Nov. 24, from 10 a.m.to 2p.m. We have reduced manyprices -- including books and clothin -- so we can reduce our inventory and make room for new items.
If you like the new items -- specially designed clocks and pictures of Conneaut Lake, showing the depths and street names surrounding the lake -- we have a limited supply in stock.
We special order these, but to ensure you get them for Christmas, the deadline to order is Nov 30.Checkout the pictures and spread the word! They are unique and would make wonderful gifts for someone special -- including yourself!
Hope to see you at the sale!

Barbara J Ride
The historical society is sponsoring a ride on the Barbara J to view all the tree lights on the trees around the lake.
The ride-- open to everybody -- will be Sunday, Nov 25, at 7:30 p.m. Ticets are $12. Reservations can be made by calling Julia Catalano at 724-9841. Maximum is 70 so call early!
Christmas Party
Our annual Christmas party for members is Monday, Dec.17, at 6 p.m.at the Iroquois Club.Choice of stuffed chicken breast or stuffed pork chop.Cost is $20 which includes tax and gratuity. 
Reservations may be made by calling Jean Shanley at 337-6377 by Dec.8.

New Gift Items
We are excited to offer a new item in our gift shop.Actually, there are several new items. The first is a clock with a three-dimensional inset of Conneaut Lake with the streets of the area surrounding the inset. It is a beautiful piece of work and perfect for people who grew up or visited the area often. It is $80, which includes tax and handling.

We also have pictures of the same design.They range from 8 by 10 (in glass frame) and is beautiful.It is $45 which includes tax and shipping.

The same picture  is available in an 11 by 14 .or 14 by 18.They come in light or dark oak or for $10 more, a rustic shade.The rustic is not three dimensional. The 11 by 14 is $70/
A 3-D of the same picture in frame would be a beautiful picture for a business as well as home.It sells for $130.
We  also have photo albums with the design in a leather-like cover of "Memories of Conneaut Lake" It is $45. The same design is available in notepads, a small one is about a 5 by7 for $35 and  the larger one is an 8 by 10 for $45.

Another bonus is we have the identical items for Pymatuning Lake!
And, if you want it customized -- with s star indicating where you live -- or lived -- that can added for $25.
We will post pictures soon, but the items are on display at the museum. They will make perfect gifts for others -- or for yourself.

Please contact Jane Smith at 814-337-6377 to order or email her at grandmagjane@zoominternet.net. Thanks.

Golf Tournament Planned
Mark your calendars!
We have scheduled our inaugural golf tournament for 2019. It will be held Aug.21 at Oakland Beach Golf Course. 
It is a new venture for us and are excited. 
Dave White is chairing this new event!
Hope you can join us!