150th Kalloch Reunion Minutes - 2017


Kalloch Family Reunion Association
150th Annual Reunion August 19, 2017
Elks Club No. 1008, 210 Rankin St. Rockland, ME

Meeting convened at 11:00 a.m. by Anita Fernald, president. Families were asked to stand in groups sharing a common ancestor: Matthew, Alexander, and John.

Secretary's Report: by Eleanor Richardson. Written reports were available from last year. Births, Marriages, and deaths from the newsletter were read, with the following additions:

Births: Jason Bragdon DiPietro was born Feb. 16, 2017, son of Brianna Bragdon, grandson of David and Terry Bragdon, great-grandson of Carlene Hammond Farr, whose mother was Marie Keller.
Isa Marie Snyder was born March 29, 2017, grandfather Robert Hamalainen (??).
Eileen Madelyn Grace (Maya??)
from Robert Merriam: Beverly Merriam, Chase Merriam (??)
Thompson Mayhew, son of Brian Mayhew

Marriages:

Vickie Levesque and Jack Hammond were applauded, married May 19, 2017.
Andrew Lee Kalloch (son of James Kalloch) married Jenna Marie Adams-Kalloch (nee Adams) July 8, 2016, in Portland, OR.

Deaths:
Janice Marie Keller Knowles died April 21, 2017.
Jeannie Hammond, wife of Norman, died August 16, 2017
Irma Annis Carroll. A moment of silence and memory was observed.

Treasurer's Report: by Paul Wilson - written. Beginning Balance July 31, 2016, was $3352.26. Receipts were $4,383.88. Expenses were $4447.05, (including some 2017 meeting expenses after July 31st.). Ending balance July 31, 2017 was $3,289.09, which included $294 in the website fund. Expenditures + ending balances = $7736.14.
Paul spoke eloquently, requesting donations in the coffee pot. Historian Peter Richardson explained the story of the coffee pot. Liam Dyer, grandson of Jack Hammond, passed the coffee pot, collecting $643.25.

Webmaster & co-historian: by Ken Kalloch. The family tree has 35,611 people online, 5,045 new this year. There are more than 10,000 photos, with 2246 added this year. We average 1500 visits/month, observing 7,000 pages. We now have a Facebook page also, with 213 Likes.

Registrar and Prizes: by Sandy Zimmerman, who awarded 150th Anniversary hats to:
Oldest: Carlene Hammond Farr, 91 next week. Youngest was her great-grandson Jack Bragdon, 7 months. Longest married, Ron and Cookie Kalloch, 59 1/2 years. Farthest traveled was Pat Stephen from Lincoln, NE. Early bird was Eleanor Richardson.

Old and new business: Bev Wilson moved and Andrew Kalloch seconded $600 for the coming year for the website.

Announcement of Edna St. Vincent Millay Festival, Sept. 7-9 in Rockland.

Election of Officers.
Nominating Committee: Tamsin Kemos, Shirley Kalloch, Jeannine Lawrence, and Andrew Kalloch (son of Phillip).
Co-Presidents: Anita Fernald and Bev Wilson Chaplain: Pat Stephen
Treasurer: Paul Wilson. Historians: Peter Richardson, Ken Kalloch and Paul Wilson
Secretary: Cathy Cubilla  Registrars: Sandy Zimmerman and Helen Campbell

Location of next reunion will be resolved by the executive committee.
Meeting adjourned: 11:30 a.m., bagpiper procession to group photo on the lawn.


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