VOLUNTEER

The Port Austin History Center is operated entirely by volunteers. We invite you to join us as a volunteer. Call our president, Martha Thuemmel to set up a meeting to discuss your interest
at 989 550 1586.  The Society provides help, support and a budget for all projects. 

SOCIETY

Membership - sned out renewal notices

Museum/Library - organize archives

Publications - produce in house publications

Docent Guild - host at the history Center

Office - organize office, computer help for committees

Marketing - social media, news releases, web page, post flyers

Past Perfect -enter information into software program

Gift Shop - stock gift shop, purchse and organize inventory

Interns - work with college interns

Refreshments - provide refreshments at meetings 

 

BUILDINGS

Maccabee Hall - oversee displays, develop displays

Grindstone House - oversee displays delvelop displays

Log Cabin and Log Barn  - oversee displays delvelop displays

Ed's Barber Shop  - oversee displays delvelop displays

1853 School House  - oversee displays delvelop displays

Cleaning

Maintenance 

Electronics - oversee speaker system and security system

 

GROUNDS

Landscape - mow lawn, rake leaves, mulch

Heritage flower beds - plant mulch and weed flower beds,

Pioneer Garden help plant and care for garden

Weavers Garden - help plant and care for garden

Trail - clear trails

PROJECTS

Oral interviews - conduct interview produce copies

Walking tour - research and develop Lake Street Walking Tour

Make and Take Projects - develop new ideas, gather supplies

Photo Op - develop items to encourage fun photo ops

Activities - develop ideas for vintage activities

 

EVENTS 

Log Cabin Days - set up, host

300 club - help sell raflle tickets

Farmers Market - help staff booth at Farmer's Market

Quilt Show - host, demonstrate, vendor

Girl's weekend - host, take photos

Fiber Arts Show - demonstrate, vendor, set up, take down

Hallloween Fairy tale Trail, make costumes or photo ops, host

 

HELP DEVELOP NEW IDEAS

Vintage Linen Show

Vintage Doll Show

Farm Heritage Tour - research, host prodivd/drive vehicle

Cemetery Tour Memorial weekend

Kid's Pioneer Day Camp 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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