Events & Programs
Veterans' Memorial Hall Receives $5,000 from Cliff's Natural Resources
The funds awarded to St. Louis County Historical Society for its Veterans' Memorial Hall Program will finance updates to the Generations of Service exhibit, including the mining scene.
Pictured are JoAnne Coombe, Executive Director of the St. Louis County Historical Society, and Sandra Karnowski, District Manager of Public Affairs, Minnesota, for Cliff's Natural Resources.
Photo by John Potti, Veterans' Memorial Hall Story Coordinator
Veterans' Memorial Hall Program Manager Position Opening
The St. Louis County Historical Society seeks applicants for the Veterans’ Memorial Hall Program Manager position at 20 hours per week. The VMH Program Manager reports to the Executive Director of the St. Louis County Historical Society and is responsible for managing the Veterans’ Memorial Hall Program in all of its functional areas, including a primary focus on fundraising activities – grant seeking and event production – that keep it viable. This position has the potential to move to full-time status based on the Program Manager’s success in raising funds for special projects and/or general operations.
A bachelor’s degree is preferred, or equivalent experience in military history, history, museum management, or related field shall be considered. Candidate should demonstrate an understanding of the experiences of veterans and/or their families. He/she should have demonstrable success in project planning and development and excellent oral and written communications skills. Experience in conducting oral history interviews in text, audio, and video is desirable. Working knowledge of essential computer, website and social media programs is required. U.S. military veteran status is preferred.
Resumes accepted through March 7, 2014, at 506 West Michigan Street, Duluth, MN, 55802. For information, contact 218-733-7586 or email@example.com.
Veterans’ Memorial Hall was established in 1910 and is a joint program of the St. Louis County Historical Society and the military service veterans of northeastern Minnesota with a mission to gather, preserve, interpret, and promote the rich and diverse human experiences of veterans, their families and communities, through museum, archival and educational programs. Its archives and website, www.vets-hall.org, feature more than 6,000 veteran stories.
To view the job description, go to www.thehistorypeople.org/data./docs/VMH-Program-Manager-February-2014.pdf.
VMH 5K Fun Run
Saturday, May 17, 2014, at 9 AM
See our event listing at: http://www.northlandrunner.com/run?page=Race&raceId=2568.
The St. Louis County Historical Society invites the public to participate in the VMH 5K Fun Run, a fundraiser for its Veterans’ Memorial Hall Program. The race begins at 9 AM on Saturday, May 17, 2014, at the Twig Bakery, 3930 East Calvary Road, Duluth, Minnesota. Free parking is available for participants across the street in the Voyageur Bus Company lot.
Registration fees are $20 by May 1, 2014, and $25 on May 2, 2014, or later. Registration forms are available at the administrative office of the St. Louis County Historical Society, 506 West Michigan Street, Duluth, Minnesota or on the Society’s website at http://www.thehistorypeople.org/events.asp. Completed forms may be returned with payments (cash or check) to the Society’s administrative office. On-line registration with a credit card is also available at http://www.tempotickets.com/vmh5k. Registration fees may apply for on-line registration.
If registering a team, be sure to state the team name and register each member individually. The registration fee includes a race t-shirt and refreshments. Awards will be given to the top racers in each age group for males and females and teams of five members.
Please direct questions to John Werner, Veterans’ Memorial Hall Advisory Committee Member, at 218-343-8849 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Veterans’ Memorial Hall was established in 1910 and is a joint program of the St. Louis County Historical Society and the military service veterans of northeastern Minnesota with a mission to gather, preserve, interpret, and promote the rich and diverse human experiences of veterans, their families and communities, through museum, archival and educational programs. Its website, www.vets-hall.org, and archives feature more than 6,000 veteran stories.