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Volume 11 Number 1, Winter 2000

In This Issue:

The Year of the Branch

The Director’s Journal

Library fundraisers

Forthcoming exhibitions

Treasures of the Library

Library Celebrates African-American History Month

African-American History Month Celebration Calendar

Library holds awards ceremony

Have a reference question?

Grants support valuable services and programs

Friends grants top $14,000

Friends install new officers

Friends set dates for Book Sale; need volunteers

Friends install new officers

Prior to the annual meeting on December 9, the Friends installed new officers and trustees for the organization. Officers elected to the Board of Trustees were Timothy J. Crist, President; Cynthia Tronco, Vice President; Carol Jenkins-Cooper, Secretary; and Anita Crawford, Treasurer.

Officers and Trustees: (front row), Dorothy S. Jones, Cynthia Tronco, E. Alma Flagg, Elizabeth King, Jerry Caprio; (back row), Daniel McGuire, Gregory Loder, Anita Crawford, Charles F. Cummings, Timothy J. Crist

The new and continuing trustees elected were Jerry Caprio, Anita Crawford, Charles F. Cummings, Rebecca Doggett, E. Alma Flagg, Dorothy S. Jones, Gregory Loder, Daniel McGuire, and Henrietta Parker.

Outgoing president Patricia Denholm holds her thank-you gift from the Friends

During the Annual Meeting, the officers thanked outgoing president Patricia Denholm for her years of dedication and presented her with a framed photograph of John Cotton Dana. The keynote speaker for the evening was Michael Immerso, who presented remarks about the recent citywide celebration of the Italian experience in Newark.

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