September 24th program

September 24th program

The Stow Historical Society will be having the monthly general meeting on Monday, September 24th at Stow City Hall in the City Council Chambers at 3760 Darrow Road, Stow, beginning at 7:00pm. Our September speaker will be John Pribonic from ACME. John has served in various positions at ACME and has been a longtime employee. John will be talking about the history of ACME in the Akron area grocery business. Come to listen about the history of the ACME brand. General Public and all members are welcome to attend and enjoy the free experience along with refreshments. www.acmestores.com.

Annual Picnic Meeting

Annual Picnic Meeting

The annual picnic meeting of Stow Historical Society will be Monday, August 27th at the Heritage Barn in Silver Springs Park. Starting time is 6:30pm.  This is a covered dish event with SHS supplying the main course and drinks. Please join us!

Dale and Marlene Holderman at the 2017 annual picnic.

Dale and Marlene Holderman at the 2017 annual picnic.

Bob Flower and Houston Morgan

Bob Flower and Houston Morgan

Linda Berthold and Barbara Coleman

Linda Berthold and Barbara Coleman

June 25th Program

June 25th Program

The Stow Historical Society will be having our monthly general meeting on Monday, June 25th at Stow City Hall in the City Council Chambers at 3760 Darrow Road, Stow, beginning at 7:00pm.  Our June speaker will be Assistant Professor Vic Fleischer from the University of Akron.  Vic is the Director of the University of Akron’s archives where he provides leadership for collecting, preservation, instruction, and exhibition programs of the department.  He instructs sessions relating to local and regional history and oversees the management of university records.  He will provide an informative history of the University of Akron. General Public and all members are welcome to attend and enjoy the free experience along with refreshments.

Click this link to learn more about the University of Akron Archives https://www.uakron.edu/libraries/archives/.

 

April 23rd Program

April 23rd Program

It is almost time for our April program and member meeting. Our speaker will be from Chippewa Lake Historical Society and we will be hearing about the history of Chippewa Lake Park. For more information on this organization see their website at http://www.clohs.org/ and follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/chippewalakehistoricalsociety/. The program will be followed by our monthly member meeting. See you at Stow City Hall Monday, April 23rd at 7:00 p.m.!

 

March 26th Program

March 26th Program

Please join us for our first  meeting of 2018, Monday, March 26th,  at Stow City Hall.  Robert L. Keener, a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, will be our speaker at 7:00 p.m. The  program will be followed by our member meeting. The meeting is open to all.

SHS Board

SHS Board

Historical Society members elected the 2018 Board at our member meeting Monday, November 27th.  The new board was installed at the annual installation meeting, held December 2nd, 2017 at Stow City Safety Center. 2018 members sworn in by Stow Mayor Kline are: John Baranek, president; John Pribonic, vice president; Bob Flower, treasurer; Annie Hanson, secretary; John Daugherty, Houston Morgan, and Ron Piatt, trustees.

2018 Board of Trustees

2018 Board of Trustees

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you to outgoing officers Jacinda Marsh, for serving a four-year term as trustee, and to Bob Megyesi for serving two years as treasurer.

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Trustees election

Trustees election
Stow Historical Society’s member meeting will be held this evening at 7:00 p.m. This is an important meeting, as we will be voting on the 2018 Board of Trustees candidates. Please bring a dessert or appetizer to share. The meeting will be held at Stow City Hall.
Also, our annual Installation will be this coming Saturday, December 2nd at 11:00 a.m. at Stow City Safety Center. Please plan to attend.

Vocalist Judy Brown

Vocalist Judy Brown

October 23, 2017  Enjoy the music of vocalist Judy Brown as she presents “Music for the Young at Heart”.   A resident of Hudson, Brown is a multi-talented performer whose acting on-camera, spokesperson and singing abilities have earned her featured roles on stage, in television and motion pictures. Judy’s program will begin Monday, October 23rd at 7:00 p.m. at Stow City Hall. judybrown

October Program & Meeting

October Program & Meeting

We are very pleased to welcome Akron Beacon Journal journalist, Mark J. Price, as the speaker for our September 25th meeting. Mark has been the writer of  the local history column “This Place, This Time” since 1998. https://www.ohio.com/akron/lifestyle/history. He is also the author of two books about Akron, with another to be published in November. See https://www.ohio.com/akron/lifestyle/history.  The meeting will be held Monday, September 25 at Stow City Hall at 7:00 p.m. Free and open to the public. A member meeting will be held after the program.

Picnic & Square Dance

Picnic & Square Dance

Members and friends enjoyed an evening of food and dancing at the annual picnic dinner August 28th at Silver Springs Lodge.

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