TEWKSBURY HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO HOLD ANNUAL MEETING & HOST TALK ON CROSSROADS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA ON JANUARY 17TH @ 1 pm

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The Tewksbury Historical Society will hold its Annual Meeting on Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 1 pm at Society Headquarters 60 Water Street in the Mountainville section of Tewksbury Township, weather permitting.  During the annual meeting the election of officers for the positions of President and Secretary will be held with all members in good standing eligible to vote as well as a presentation on the 2015 financial report and standing committee chair reports.

Following the meeting Noreen Bodman, Executive Director of the Crossroads of the American Revolution, will give a presentation on the Crossroads of the American Revolution National Heritage Area and their mission to connect the people, places and events of our Revolutionary neighbors while at the same time building community pride, educational opportunities for our future leaders and generating increased economic benefits to our communities through heritage tourism.

Noreen Bodman is a results oriented, hands-on professional with more than twenty-five years of marketing, communications, non-profit management, advocacy, development, conference and event production experience. Noreen’s management style emphasizes teamwork, creativity, and empowering people to work to their potential.   Noreen is a self-described Jersey Girl and cheerleader for the Garden State.  She has served as Director of Tourism in both the Kean and Whitman administrations.  Ms. Bodman worked on the Liberty Park Monument Commission and the Statue of Liberty Committee as well as The Jersey Shore Partnership and the Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority.  Noreen credits any success that she has had to the incredibly talented people of New Jersey who are always willing to share their experience, their advice and lend a hand.

Future programs on antique farm tools and implements will be held on March 20, 2016, and author Joe Grabas on his book Owning New Jersey on May 15, 2016, respectively.

Membership in the Society is open to anyone interested in the history of Tewksbury Township.  The cost is $ 15 annually for an individual membership or $ 25 for a family membership.  Members receive via email a quarterly newsletter and advance notice of all programs and events the Society holds throughout the year.  The Society holds three regular meetings per year on the 3rd Sunday in January, March, and May with a 4th program in November.

The Tewksbury Historical Society is a New Jersey not-for-profit corporation and was organized for the purpose of furthering research into and the preservation and dissemination of the history of the Township of Tewksbury.    For more information and directions call (908) 832-6734 and leave your name and phone number or email us at tewksburyhistory@earthlink.net.