2020 Annual Meeting
ANNUAL MEETING NOTICE
With health and safety in mind due to COVID-19, the Bremer County Historical Society (BCHS) Board of
Directors made the decision to conduct the 2021 Annual Meeting of the members by mail-in ballot only.
IN LIEU OF A MEETING OF THE MEMBERS OF BCHS, this notice is being sent to the membership for the following
1) Election of 2022 Board of Directors
2) Approval of the 2020 Annual Meeting Minutes and Treasurer Report
The listed documents can be obtained as follows:
Website: bremercountyhistoricalsociety.org (under Annual Meeting)
Call and leave message to request and arrange hard copies: 319-352-1862
On Thursday, January 13, 2022 the Board of Directors will meet at the Waverly Civic Center in Waverly, Iowa. An
appointed teller (non-board member) will be present to count the ballots for the Board of Directors election, as
well as for the 2020 Annual Meeting Minutes and Treasurer Report.
Member participation for the BCHS Annual Meeting and Director Election will be by mail-in ballot only.
On behalf of BCHS’ membership, the Board of Directors would like to share our thanks to Merlene DeVries for
her tireless work as a volunteer in various capacities, including being a Board Director! Though she has decided
to no longer serve on the board, we have been grateful for her service in that role!
The incumbent directors, listed below, have agreed to be nominated to serve for the 2022 year:
Priscilla Blanchard, Waverly
Jill Everding, Denver
Dave Huser, Waverly
Barb Lovejoy-Hess, Waverly
Gena Mackamul, Waverly
Rosemary Weidler, Shell Rock
DATED this 20th day of December, 2021
BREMER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Rosemary Weidler, Secretary
Bremer County Historical Society and Museum
402 W. Bremer Ave, Waverly, IA 50677 Phone: 319-352-1862
Email: email@example.com Website: bremercountyhistoricalsociety.org
EVENTS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS
NEW IN 2021
Wartburg College Renaissance Fair
Joined Waverly Chamber of Commerce
“Cruising Thru History” Fundraiser Events (Waverly & Janesville historical sites)
BCHS EVENT WATCH LIST FOR 2022
Museum Opening Day (May)
Heritage Days Parade (July)
Other community parades throughout Bremer County (Summer)
Cruising Thru History (Watch for your town to be featured)
Wartburg College Renaissance Fair and Homecoming Parade (October)
Vintage Flea Market (November)
Waverly’s Christmas Greetings on Main (December)
Festival of Trees at Wartburg College (December)
Denver’s Old Fashioned Christmas (December)
Promotional Speaking/Tour Engagements
Promotional activities resulted in monetary support, sales of Individual Season Passes, and future collaboration of community support of future events.
Thank you for any part you played in obtaining these engagements to provide increased awareness of BCHS!
Waverly Lions Club
Waverly Kiwanis Club
Waverly Exchange Club
Waverly Chamber of Commerce/Waverly Project Lead
Denver Genealogy & History Club
Denver Garden Club
United Way Day of Caring
Collaboration with the United Way’s Day of Caring brought CUNA Mutual Group employees and BCHS members together to volunteer their time. They scraped and repainted the front inside entrance, hallway, and staircase. It provided a wonderfully refreshed appearance!
Many thanks to all volunteers who made this happen!