MEETING SEPT. 5, 2019
Attorney member Gary Siska installed the new slate of officers.
Members of the American Association of University Women honored the memory of the women, especially on Long Island, who worked to obtain the vote for women with their presentation, "Amazing Women and How They Got the Vote."
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MEETING OCT. 3, 2019
Member Adele Fitzgerald explained the "Digitizing Bohemia Families" project. Funded by the Gardiner Foundation and directed by the Palmer School at LIU, it digitizes material held b local historical societies, especially in Suffolk County. The BHS was invited to participate. The material will eventually be uploaded to and accessible platform.
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Roy Fedelem, a demographer, spoke on changes in population, especially on Long Island and the Islip and Bohemia area. He pointed out differences over the years in age groups, ethnic backgrounds, etc.
On October 6, the BHS hosted a fund-raising pancake breakfast at Applebee's. Over 100 happy people attended. The Honor Society of Connetquot HS was again a great help in serving.
On October 12, the Society conducted a food drive at Giunta's Meat Farms to benefit the food pantry at St. John Nepomucene Church. 810 items, as well as gift cards; were collected.
Thanks to the Honor Society from Connectquot HS whose members tended the tables and to all who contributed.
The Connetquot HS Brass Ensemble presented its traditional program of Christmas music at the December meeting.
Of course, the concert was followed by refreshments, including the Czech vanocka, sweet bread.
Mikulas, St. Nicholas, paid his annual visit to the children at the BHS museum on December 7. As usual, he was accompanied by an angel to give gifts to the good children and the devil to give coal to those who were bad. There weren't any. The children provided some of their own entertainment.