Friday, April 9, 2021

40th Anniversary Fundraiser updates at April meeting

Very exciting news as President-Elect Claire Nullmeyer reports at the April meeting that $74,645 has been raised for "The Future of History Fund". It was established in honor of the 40th Anniversary of the founding of the Historical League and will underwrite key projects that fulfill the League’s mission. Members and friends of the Historical League are contributing, starting at the $250 level, to reach a goal of $100,000. The first year’s projects include: 1. An update of the Historymakers Hall exhibit 2. Support for Arizona teachers and students to develop National History Day projects 3. Outreach dollars for the Arizona Heritage Center to reach new audiences “History gives us hope for the future.” ---Linda Whitaker, Honorary Lifetime Member of the Historical League and President of the Board, Arizona Historical Society