Jack Townsend, Treasurer presents two Memorial Books
to Cheryl Green, Asst. Circulation Manager, Citrus County Lakes Library, Inverness, FL
Members of the Executive Board who witnessed the donation from
Left: Ed Gingrich, Larry Sturgeon, Bill Teater, Robert Folk, Charlie Day, Jim Echlin,
Jack Townsend, Norm Freyer, Fred Learned and Jimmy Barnes.
The books were presented in memory of our
departed members John Lee Tucker and William B. Gemmill Jr.
They will be placed in the Genealogical Collection, Military History Section.
Constitution of the United States of America
presented with a framed copy of the U.S. Constitution.
L-R Richard Sumner II, Ms. Mary LeDoux, Principal and Larry Sturgeon
Prior to and following the presentation a gathering of Ms. Melinda Heater's 5th Grade Class was gathered in the court yard with an emphasis on a question and answer session. Ms. Melinda Heater's 5th Grade class were picked to receive this document because of their outstanding participation in our National SAR 5th Grade Poster Contest.
The Withlacoochee Chapter Sons of the American Revolution hopes to make more such presentations in the future. The enactors answered questions by the students on the history of the American Revolutionary War, different military attire, youngest documented Patriots, meaning and establishment of the U.S. Constitution, lineage and eligibility for membership into the National Sons of the American Revolution.
Prior to and following the presentation, a tour of the Library was given by Ms. Mazzacua with emphasis on the Libraries extensive Genealogy Section, one to the largest in Citrus County and one the Library Association is very proud of. Genealogy workshops, children programs, art skill improvements, as well as many other programs and events are held at the Library for all to enjoy. The Library is having a Book Sale in October 12th at the Citrus Springs Community Center with the proceeds going to continue to increase the Genealogy Section research books. Jane Mazzacua explained that Citrus Springs Library Membership is open to county residents who live outside of Citrus Springs and there is no cost for the Library Membership.
Homosassa Elementary School Presentation, Principal Mr. Christopher Bosse
Inverness Primary School Presentation, Principal Mrs. Marlise Bushman