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Upcoming Events


Delray Beach Historical Society Annual Meeting 2020

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 5:30PM

Returning Board Members:

Executive Team: President: John Miller, Jr; Past President: Mr. Howard Ellingsworth, Vice-Presidents: Mr. David Cook, Mrs. Laura Simon; Secretary: Mr. Michael Cruz; Treasurer: Mrs. Sylvia Gwynn

Board Members: Mr. Kevin Bennett, Mrs. Chiara Clark, Mrs. Ingrid Lee, Mrs. Alice Pearce, Mrs. Hilary Roche, Mrs. Vickie Sachs, Mr. Steve Miskew, Mr. Roy Simon

Board Slate for 2020: Mrs. Tracy Backer, Mrs. Erinn Beck, Mrs. Joyce DeMoose, Mrs. Susannah Shubin

Voting will take place on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 5:30pm