Schedule of Events

The 2016 Annual Meeting will take place June 23-25 at the Claremont Doubletree located in Claremont, CA. 
*Schedule subject to change.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

1:30pm-3:30pm:  Board of Directors Meeting, CCHS Office
Afternoon: On your own - Local Tours (Walker House @4pm)
3:00pm-4:30pm:  Registration, Claremont DoubleTree
6:00pm: Opening Reception and Welcome Dinner, Buca di Beppo
7:00pm: Regional Vice President (RVP) Reports, Buca di Beppo

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Friday, June 24, 2016

9:00am: Workshops Session One, Claremont Doubletree 
          Track One: Strategic Planning presented by Ralph Thomas
          Track Two: Innovative Programs presented by Long Beach Historical Society
          and Claremont Heritage
          Track Three: Research Secrets of a Grassroots Historian and Publisher presented by Elizabeth Pomeroy
10:30am: Workshops Session Two, Claremont Doubletree
          Track One: Financial Responsibility presented by Avi Pai 
          Track Two: Audience Development presented by Adrienne McGraw
          Track Three: Battle in a Box Canyon: The Lugo Case of 1851 presented by Paul Spitzzeri
12:00pm: Lunch and Keynote Session, Claremont Doubletree
2:00pm: Workshops Session Three, Claremont Doubletree
          Track One: Successful Fundraising presented by Julie Dobrick
          Track Two: Community Partnerships presented by Kris Payne, Ralph
          Thomas and Randi Peshkin
          Track Three: More Than Just a Love Story: Southern California's Ramona Myth presented by Phil Brigandi
3:30pm: Workshops Session Four, Claremont Doubletree
          Track One: Staff and Board presented by David Shearer
          Track Two: Communication presented by Paul Rippens and Michael Otten
          Track Three: The Lives of Kit Carson and Richard Henry Dana Jr. presented by
          Bob Minty and Charles Rea of Spurs and Satin
5:00pm: Books and Beer, Claremont Doubletree
7:00pm: Dinner On Your Own (Local Recommendations)

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 Saturday, June 25, 2016

8:00am: Breakfast On Your Own (Local Recommendations)
9:00am: Workshops Session Five, Claremont Doubletree
          Track One: Governance and By-Laws presented by John Lenau
          Track Two: Volunteer Recruitment presented by Kerith Dilley
          Track Three: USS Camanche: California's Forgotten Ironclad presented by Brian Dervin Dillon
10:30am: Workshops Session Six, Claremont Doubletree
          Track One: Leadership Development presented by Alison Bruesehoff
          Track Two: The Politics of Preservation: The Battle to Save the Norconian, US Naval Hospital Corona, and the Cold War Missile Laboratories of Norco presented by Mayor Kevin Bash
          Track Three: The National Parks: 100 Years of Preservation presented by David Smith
12:30pm: Lunch On Your Own (Local Recommendations)
1:30pm:
Membership Meeting, Claremont Doubletree
2:00pm: History Fair and Author's Afternoon, Claremont Doubletree
6:00pm: Awards Dinner and Officer Installation, La Villa Bella

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