Senator Jim Ferlo Preservation Luncheon

Senator Jim Ferlo (D), District 38, sent around an open invitation to volunteers and staff of historical societies, public officials, and the local preservation community to attend and participate in a luncheon forum, scheduled for Friday, March 23, 2012, at Pittsburgh’s Heinz History Center.  The topic for discussion is Preservation in Our Commonwealth:  New Challenges and Opportunities, and gives the senator a platform to welcome James Vaughan to his new appointment as executive director of the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission (PHMC).  Jim Ferlo is a Senate appointee to the Commission.

Friday, March 23 – Noon
Heinz History Center – Mueller Education Center – 5th Floor
1212 Smallman Street – Strip District

Participants include Andy Masich, president and CEO of the Senator John Heinz History Center and Board Chairman of the PHMC, and Arthur Ziegler, president of the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation.  A complimentary luncheon of soup and salad will be served, and a reduced $5.00 parking rate will be in effect at the lot across the street from the History Center.

During the event, information tables will be available for preservation and museum organizations to share educational and promotional materials.  Please RSVP at dlang@pasenate.com, or call Senator Ferlo’s office at 412-621-3006.

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Karen researches the history and genealogy of the Overholt Family of West Overton, PA, publishing her work online at The Overholt Family Tree ~~ Karen's Branches.
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