At the 8th annual members and volunteers picnic, Ian McCusker possibly our youngest volunteer was recognized for his help with the 2019 2nd grade passbook program, Jim Bernetich was recognized for organizing the boy scouts to help with tavern day and other BHS needs over the past many years. Barbara Flaherty-Carchedi was recognized as the chief BHS docent ensuring that all visitors to the Tavern are met hospitably and provided with the best knowledge of the Elton Tavern and history of Burlington. A thank you to Carl Salsedo and our house band the the Yankee Blue Grass Jammers. Thank you to Nat Walker for making this event happen.
Congrats Rob Pelkey for winning this year’s Tavern Day logo contest!
The submissions for this year’s Tavern Day Logo are in! Be sure to stop by the Burlington Historical Society’s facebook page and vote for your favorite image.
It has been a pleasure to have Mary Catherine serve on the Burlington Historical Society board as a youth director. We wish her all the best as she continues her studies!
Earlier this week the Burlington Historical Society hosted Lake Garda’s second grade field trip to the Elton Tavern and Center Schoolhouse. Hands-on lessons were provided by BHS board members Barbara & Jerry Carchedi, Laurie Arel, Leslie Siek and Beth Salsedo.
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The Burlington Tavern Day Logo contest is back for 2019! If you’re a local artist we’d love to see your designs. The winning logo will be printed on beer glasses and other Tavern Day promotional material. See below for contest rules.
On May 17th, BHS President Beth Salsedo and BHS Board Member Sarah McCusker accepted an award and generous donation from the Foothills Girl Scouts during their 2019 Bridging Ceremony. BHS was recognized for the years of support they have provided to the Girl Scouts in our community. Thank you and congratulations to all the girls scouts!!