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


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.

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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