Euharlee Valley Historical Socity hears reports; list new plans
The regular monthly meeting of Euharlee Valley Historical Society was held at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 27, at 133 Marble Street, Rockmart.
President Greg Gray welcomed those present, including Don Tate, Vaden Underwood, John Layfield, Avary Weldon, Wayne Gurley, Carol Crook, Laura Robinson and Nancy Feek.
Gray presented a report on the October 11 Memorial Service. He said there is still opportunity to purchase jelly. There are 11 different flavors: Crabapple, Apple, Grape, Apricot, Pear, Muscadine, Elderberry, Red Wine, Honey Mustard, Zucchini Relish and Blackberry.
Due to inclement weather, the memorial service was held inside the church. Gordon Jones, curator of the Georgia History Center, and Rev. Scott Shepard were featured speakers.
Jason Ward read Governor Nathan Deal’s proclamation and Officer David Adcock accepted the plaque of appreciation on behalf of Sheriff Johnny Moats.
The group discussed pricing for use of the church for a wedding or other special event.
Gray reported he has talked with Scott Fisher about an article he is writing on historic churches in Georgia.
In other business, the group discussed a Christmas social at a local restaurant.