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Giles Society participates in literary and historic preservation

President of Giles Society recognizes board: Jan Sparkman, Susan Lewis, Mike Crain, Lynnwood Montell, Dickie McKinney, Sally Ann Strickler, Steve Flinchum, and Gayla Baker for service


Preservation of literary and historic landmarks and buildings help communities learn their heritage and use it, the knowledge of the landmarks, to reflect upon their heritage.

Preservation of literary and historic landmarks requires people and money. Those resources mostly come from people, businesses, and corporations within the community.

The Giles Society participates in literary and historic preservation. Because of money raised through memberships and the hard work of many volunteers (The Giles Society has no employees) we have been a part of South Central Kentucky tourism.

I wish to thank publicly the members of Giles Society for their financial support and the volunteers whose work encourages the Giles Board of Directors to carry out our mission.

These volunteers help with activities, clean the property, weed flower beds, serve as tour guides, and make minor repairs to the log house so it will not deteriorate. I want to thank by name the individuals who serve on the Giles Board of Directors. They are: Jan Sparkman of London; Susan Lewis and Mike Crain of Lexington; Lynwood Montell, Dickie McKinney, and Sally Ann Strickler of Bowling Green, Steve Flinchum of Elkhorn; and Gayla Baker of Knifley.

Without the support of members and volunteers The Giles Society could not exist as a literary and historic landmark. Again, thank you to our volunteers.

Clara Metzmeier
President of The Giles Society

This story was posted on 2010-01-31 16:54:41
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