Chapter Meeting-- Saturday, January 15, 2005
Speaker Dick Prestholdt introduces his slide show.
Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation
15 January 2005
President Bob Weir called the meeting to order at
Lorna Hainsworth was introduced as a new member of
the Philadelphia Chapter.
Bob reported to the membership on a number of matters:
1. The topics covered in the morning Board meeting around the updating
of the bylaws. Topics for discussion included:
A. What constitutes a quorum?
B. Should we continue to have meetings in January?
C. How should authorization for disbursement of funds be authorized?
D. How should we indicate the times of the meetings in the bylaws?
2. The formation of a Strategic Planning Committee was announced,
with the membership: Boyd Sponaugle, Nancy Davis, Trudy Reed, Anne
Mackintosh and Dick Prestholdt.
3. At our March Chapter Meeting the speaker will be Tom Gralish
who is a photographer for the Inquirer newspaper. He followed
the trail in 2003 and will tell of his experiences and show his
4. Following these announcements, President Weir introduced our
speaker for the afternoon, Dick Prestholdt.
Our member, Dick Prestholdt, dressed as Kentucky recruit Gibson,
shared his experiences as a member of the Discovery Expedition of
St. Charles. This is a bicentennial reenactment of the journey of
the expedition from Elizabeth, Pennsylvania to Ft. Clatsop in Oregon.
Dick's photos and account of the journey so far accomplished gave
us a clear and intriguing impression of the trip as far as Ft. Mandan.
The meeting was adjourned following Dick's talk
Katy Hineline, Recording Secretary
The Board met Saturday morning for what looks like serious work.
Board members include Frank Muhly and Bob Weir,
Ernie Schuyler, Rose Muhly, and Nancy Davis,
Nancy Davis, Katy Hineline, and Trudy Reed,
Anne Mackintosh and Dick Prestholdt.
Scenes from the meeting--
Gerri Peevers, Elisabeth Gentieu, and Elaine Prestholdt
set out goods for the flea market.
Doona Weaver, Tom Davis, and Elaine Prestholdt
look over the items for sale.
Dick Prestholdt shares his adventures with Frank
Tom Davis, Chris Cook, and Marion Rowen chat over
and so do Nancy Davis and Katy Hineline,
and Norma Milner and Jim Shaw,
and Trudy Reed and Donna Weaver meet afterwards.
Visit the website for more information about
the St. Charles Discovery
For information on ordering Dick's calendar,