The theme for the Spring 2014 Bulletin is "Up and Coming: Trends in Museums and Historic Sites." Share your concerns, questions, experiences, tips of the trade and musings on working in museums, historic sites, parks and living history. What will future jobs and work look like? How does one make connections and find gainful employment? … Continue reading Last Call for Articles: Spring 2014 ALHFAM Bulletin
During the March ALHFAM Board phone conference, ALHFAM's Style Guide was approved. This guide is intended to make sure that we, as an organization, present a uniform "face" to our public in terms of logo, tag line, and mission statement. These guidelines cover the use of the ALHFAM logo, including the ox drover and plow,… Continue reading ALHFAM Style Guide
From ALHFAM Vice-President Tom Kelleher: "I am pleased to announce the results of the ALHFAM election. "Judi Sheridan was of course re-elected for another term as our Secretary/Treasurer. "Elected to the three Board seats: Del Taylor Kathy Dickson Kevin Lynch "And elected to the one Nominating committee seat: Kristyn Watts "I am grateful to Elmer… Continue reading ALHFAM Election Results
From Susan Reckseidler, 2014 Conference Chair: "The on-line registration option for the 2014 Conference is now LIVE and can be accessed from the ALHFAM website. From there you can either complete payment via paypal (easiest option) or print a copy of your registration form and mail it along with a cheque or money order in… Continue reading Online Registration for the 2014 Annual Meeting & Conference Now Live!
From 2014 Annual Meeting chair Susan Reckseidler: Here's a video from Travel Alberta to give you a taste of Heritage Park! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVH30kqCFNQ
The ALHFAM Auction ends today! It's your last chance to bid on a great variety of food, clothing, books and other interesting stuff! Go to http://www.alhfamauction.org and bid now!!
There is still time to get your bid in on that gift for someone special or acquire a needed book for yourself or your site in ALHFAM's Handmade ~ Homegrown ~ Hands-On Regional Auction. Just added: 5 pounds of Whitley's peanuts from the Whitley Peanut Factory in Hayes, Virginia. These are the good ones, enjoyed… Continue reading ALHFAM Regional Auction Update
Do you need financial assistance to attend the 2014 Annual Meeting and Conference in Calgary? Why not apply for the ALHFAM Fellowship? Download the guidelines and application from the ALHFAM website: http://www.alhfam.org/index.php?cat_id=365#732 Deadline for Application: March 1, 2014.
Help Improve ALHFAM: Take Our Survey The ALHFAM Board of Directors is examining our membership benefits to ensure they are meeting the needs of the membership. Please take some time to fill out the survey at the link below. It should only take about 5 minutes to complete. If you already received this survey directly… Continue reading Help Improve ALHFAM – Take Our Survey
It's not too late to submit your paper from the June 2013 ALHFAM Annual Meeting and Conference for the 2013 Proceedings! Submission guidelines for papers can be found here http://www.alhfam.org/?cat_id=213&nav_tree=96,213 Please send them as soon as possible to Proceedings editor Debra Reid, firstname.lastname@example.org. Deb is also the person to contact with any questions or concerns… Continue reading 2013 Annual Conference Proceedings Submissions