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SEHS Annual Meeting
June 26, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The South End Historical Society’s 48th Annual Meeting
Presiding: Michael Leabman, President
- Annual Report
- Treasurer’s Report: Elyse Swallow
- Nominating Committee Report: Cathy Marotta
- Election of SEHS Officers and Directors (only current SEHS members may vote)
Lauren Clark, Journalist and Author
presents her book
Crafty Bastards: Beer in New England from the Mayflower to the Modern Day
Brewing in New England goes back four centuries, beginning with the Pilgrims who dropped anchor in Plymouth because their supply of beer was running low. Making beer in New England hasn’t always been easy. Puritan housewives, Industrial Era beer moguls, and contemporary craft brewers alike have concocted humankind’s oldest beverage in the face of scarce ingredients, legal hurdles, and public indifference. But despite these challenges, beer continues to be a staple of New England life.
With Crafty Bastards, Lauren Clark deepens our appreciation for the perfect pint. Giving voice to the inimitable Yankee spirit that allows New Englanders to faithfully produce some of the best beers in the nation, Clark invites readers to take a giant swig of brewing past and present.
Reception to follow
First Vice President: Maryellen Hassell
Treasurer: Elyse Swallow
Counsel: Harvey Wolkoff
Historian: John Neale
Meetings & Functions Chair: Frances Blair
Preservation Committee Chair: Vacant
Fundraising Director-at-large: Kelly Robbins
Director-at-large: Paul Curtis
RSVP REQUIRED, call 617-536-4445 or email firstname.lastname@example.org