Missouri Main Street Connection Handouts for Organizational Rebound: Better Recruitment Equals Bette

Wed July 28 at 1:30 to 2:30PM 2021 This presentation will review the board building cycle and your Nominating Committee’s role to identify, vet, nominate, and train new board members so that they are productive and helpful from day one. During this session, we will discuss, describe, and provide twelve resource handouts and a work plan that you can customize and use immediately. We will discuss why diversity, equity and inclusion should be part of your Nominating Committee’s...

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Speaking Engagements Winter and Spring 2021

We are speaking this winter and spring at national, state, and local preservation organization conferences and giving  talks about the second edition of our best selling book New Solutions for House Museum: Ensuring the Long Term Preservation of America’s Historic Houses. Tufts University Museum Studies Program, June 17, 2020, Overview of New Solutions for House Museums Lunch with NEMA October 29, 2020, Updating New Solutions for House Museums:  lessons Learned. Ohio Heritage...

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Speaking Engagements Winter and Spring 2021

We are speaking this winter and spring at national, state, and local preservation organization conferences and giving  talks about the second edition of our best selling book New Solutions for House Museum: Ensuring the Long Term Preservation of America’s Historic Houses. Tufts University Museum Studies Program, June 17, 2020, Overview of New Solutions for House Museums Lunch with NEMA October 29, 2020, Updating New Solutions for House Museums:  lessons Learned. Ohio Heritage...

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Columbus Landmarks Foundation Revolving Fund Study

We love it when our clients go on to receive well deserved grants for projects that we helped them create.  The Columbus Landmarks Foundation (CLF) in Ohio recently reviewed a $100,000 grant from the 1772 Foundation to match funds already in hand to begin a Home Preservation Loan Fund to assist low and moderate-income homeowners to make needed repairs to homes in targeted neighborhoods.   We worked with CLF last Spring and Summer to create guidelines for the Home Preservation Loan...

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Benjamin Cooper Tavern Heritage Tourism Assessment

We are working this spring to assess the heritage tourism potential of the Benjamin Cooper House, the oldest house in Camden, built in 1734 by the grandson of William Cooper, the founder of what is now Camden.  The British imprisoned Benjamin Cooper  in Haddonfield while they occupied his tavern in 1777-78 to protect their foraging operations and for the later evacuation of 21,000 troops from Philadelphia en route to the Battle of Monmouth and New York City.  For this report, we...

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