Wood County Historical Society Annual Board Election and Membership Brunch

Saturday, November 11, 2017
Wood County Historical Museum


Armistice Day is Saturday, November 11, and we invite our members to join us for a very special annual Membership Brunch and Board of Trustee Election. All paid members in attendace are eligible to vote, so check your Chanticleer mailing label to make sure you are current, then call to RSVP for the event.


Museum opens at 10:00 AM
Program begins at 10:30 AM
Moment of Silence at 11:00 AM

“WWI Memories”

Menu provided by Alex’s Catering Services: French Toast, Breakfast Croissant, Home Fries, Roasted Beef, Corn, Garden Salad, Mini Muffins, Coffee, & Juice
$20 per person

RSVP by November 3rd to 419-352-0967 or online:

How many
Brunch 1 Member Name
Brunch 2 Member Name


All voting members must be present and in good standing. Renew your membership now.

2018 Board Candidates

There will be four seats available.

Rhonda Hogrefe
Business Manager for the National Tractor Pulling Championships. Rhonda has 17 years in higher education and 20 years as as Fiscal officer for three community libraries. Her experiences include marketing and organizational management. “It would be an honor to become involved with those organizations that serve our community so richly.”

September Killy-Knight
First-grade teacher at Crim Elementary. September currently serves on the Earned Income Committee and event committees. Amongst her many philanthropic endeavors, she is a Mayor-appointed member of the Community Action Plan Taskforce and a judge for 4-H. Being a part of the Board “can further my involvment and service to my County.”

Edward Kolanko
Financial advisor for Allstate Financial and Mayor of the Village of Walbridge. If elected, he will help extend the reach of the Society to all corners of Wood County. He serves on the Wood County Mayors’ Association and hopes to promote the growth of WCHS “by support of current programs or through generaton of new ideas.”

Nick Pavlik
Archivist for the Northwest Ohio regional history collections at the Bowling Green State University Center for Archival Collections. Nick is passionate about bringing history to public audiences to encourage them to think historically about issues and challenges facing our contemporary society. He has ample experience with collections management, grant writing, donor relations, strategic planning, public programming, and exhibitions.

Becky White-Schooner
(incumbent). Artst/Farmer. As a local business owner, Becky blends a strong marketing ability with her love of history. She has served on the PR Committee, event committees, and is the current board secretary.