October 28 (Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.) Building a Meaningful Collection Workshop presented by Andy Verhoff of the Ohio Historical Society Local History Office and assisted by Prue Richards, Collections Assistant for the Oberlin Heritage Center. This workshop is designed for local history museum staff and interns, board members, and volunteers. It is part of a series of workshops being offered this fall to Ohio's local history organizations based on the American Association for State and Local History's "StEPs" (Standards and Excellence Program for History Organizations).
Location: Oberlin Depot. Cost is $29, including lunch and all workshop materials. Special! A second person registering from the same organization costs only $25; the third person and those after only pay $21. Advance reservation is required by October 24. Register online at www.ohiohistory.org/register. Other topics in the series include "Understanding Audiences and Visitors" (September 9, Sandusky), and "Building Blocks of Strategic Planning" (November 18, Wilmington). Plan to attend one...or all! For more information, contact Bonnie Such in the Ohio Historical Society's Local History Office at 1-800-858-6878.