GPHS Moorings Newsletters - page 122

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Support Needed from City
Governments
Several members of the Grosse Pointe Historical
Society recently spoke at the Mayors Breakfast, a
gathering of city officials from the five Pointes,
explaining the mission and accomplishments of the
Society and asking for financial support.
We are now asking you, members, friends, and sup-
porters of the Society, to reinforce our request by
writing to the city government and asking for their
financial backing. Specifically, we have asked each
city government for $5,000 per year to go toward
our educational, outreach, and archival initiatives.
This would create a more formal partnership
between the Society and the cities, furthering the
goals of each with regards to promoting and pre-
serving the unique heritage of Grosse Pointe.
Grosse Pointe Farms has already committed.
continued on page seven
Grosse Pointe
Historical Society
established 1945
Summer 2008
Vol. 25, No.2
Colonial French Marine fife and drum corps from Port Huron
entertains the crowd with traditional music from Detroit’s past
at the mini-encampment in May.
Special Membership Now
Available to Businesses
The Grosse Pointe Historical Society is now offering special membership
opportunities for businesses.
“Our friends in the professional, financial and retail communities have supported
the Society since its inception. We are delighted to be able to now offer a special
membership opportunity just for businesses to recognize their backing and
assistance,” said Stuart Grigg, president of the Society.
A Business Membership to the Society, available for $100, offers many benefits,
including:
• Use of GPHS Business Member logo on your website and publications
• HotLink listing on our award-winning website
• Annual listing in the Society’s quarterly newsletter,
the Moorings
, as well as e-blasts
• Recognition at the annual Pointes of History Celebration
• Discounted sponsorship opportunities (newsletter underwriting, event sponsorship, historical map, etc.)
• A framed windmill painting plaque (above)—suitable for display in your business
Contact the Society at (313) 884-7010 for more information.
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