Peninsula Community Library hosts reception for major donors on the Old Mission Peninsula
Johnson-Carroll History Room in the new Peninsula Community Library, funded by Tim Carroll | Jane Boursaw Photo
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The Old Mission Peninsula Historical Society will meet this Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 6 p.m. via Zoom. A short business meeting, including officer nominations, will take place prior to the program.

The program, “Before Social Media – The Old School Way of Building Community,” will be presented by Mary Morgan and Vicki Shurly.

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Vicki has three degrees from Wayne State University and has been the Director of Peninsula Community Library since 2004. She’s been a big proponent of preserving and documenting historical papers, letters, maps ands other significant items of the Old Mission Peninsula.

Mary, who has three degrees from the University of Michigan, joined the library in 2014 and is the librarian for the Local History Room. She works with the room’s sponsor, Tim Carroll, and is responsible for organizing and maintaining existing historical items, as well as archiving new items that enter the collection.

To register for the Zoom link for the program, visit the Historical Society’s website here.

A NOTE FROM JANE: I started Old Mission Gazette in 2015 because I felt a calling to provide the Old Mission Peninsula community with local news. After decades of writing for newspapers like the New York Times and Los Angeles Times, and magazines like Family Circle and Ladies' Home Journal, I really just wanted to write about my own community where I grew up on a cherry farm and raised my own family. So of course, I started my own newspaper. Because the Gazette is mainly reader-supported, I hope you'll consider tossing a few bucks my way if I mention your event, your business, your organization or your news item, or if you simply love reading about what's happening on the Old Mission Peninsula. Check out the donation page here. Thank you so much for your support. -jb

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