Heritage Award Winners Announced
This year’s Malstrom Heritage Awards Luncheon at the wonderful new Marysville Museum, held March 17, 2018, honored the Marysville Historical Society (Project) and the Mukilteo Historical Society (Publication).
The Marysville Museum is an exciting new facility to discover local history. The Marysville Historical Society is dedicated to the discovery, preservation and display of all items relating to the history of the Greater Marysville area. The group’s president, Ken Cage, was honored for leading the newly constructed museum near Jennings Memorial Park. The 8,000-square-foot building features a main exhibit room, meeting rooms, kitchen, smaller exhibit areas and an upstairs office.
Read the Herald article from June 2017.
Dr. Margaret Robe Summitt accepted the award for the Mukilteo group. Their outstanding work to produce guidebook “Mukilteo Pioneer Cemetery: Honoring Our History” includes GPS coordinates throughout the cemetery.
Read the Herald article from August 2017.
Download the Map of Mukilteo Pioneer Cemetery (PDF).
Other 2017 Nominees:
On the Trail of Richard Roesiger: A Pioneer’s Life in the Pacific Northwest
Submitted by the Lake Roesiger Homeowners Association
City of Everett: 125th Anniversary Edition 2018 Calendar
Submitted by Historic Everett
Still available on their website or J. Matheson’s Gifts on Colby Ave.
Heritage Events & Eduaction
There are many new heritage events, training, and other opportunities over the next few weeks. Most are free. See if anything might be of interest to you or your group.
Immediate and on-going. Free training to jump-start your grants success: your 3-part video training – any time – at your own pace. The Community Foundation of Snohomish County, Washington Nonprofits, and GrantsMagic U are partnering to bring you this fast-paced, hands-on, ready-when-you-are three-part video training … as our guest! http://www.grantsmagic.org/cf-sc
April 12 – Marysville Historical Museum Open House, 4:00 – 7:00 PM, 6805 Armar Road, Marysville. Find out more on their Facebook Page. Kid friendly. Stop by and see their new award-winning museum, winner of this year’s Malstrom Award for projects, given by the League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations (LOSCHO) last month.
April 19 – 10:00 AM Pacific, GuideStar webinar: “3 Secrets to Raising Major Gifts You Can’t Survive Without” For more info and to register, click on this link: https://learn.guidestar.org/2018-04-19-secrets-raising-major-gifts?utm_campaign=NFG%2FAmy
April 22 – Marysville Historical Society’s 15th Annual Spring Tea and Silent Auction “Under the Sea”, 12:30 – 4:00 PM, Tulalip Resort Casino (Orca Ballroom). Tickets are $25. Stop by the museum or email the Tea Committee to RSVP.
April 23, 11:00 PM Pacific, GuideStar webinar: “Room40 Group: Too Little Revenue All the Time?” For more info and to register, click on this link: https://learn.guidestar.org/too-little-revenue-all-the-time?utm_campaign=NFG%2FAmy
April 23-25: Revitalize WA preservation conference in Port Townsend, sponsored by the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation.
April 25 – “Gambling and Fundraising for Nonprofits”, free online class, noon – 1:00 PM, presented by Brian Lane, Special Agent, Washington State Gambling Commission Field Operations Regulation Unit. Register here.
May 5 – Nordic Museum Grand Opening Ceremony, noon, 2655 NW Market St, Seattle 98107. Follow up events scheduled the next few days.