Historical society seeks candidates for board of directors

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The Absecon Historical Society Nominating Committee is accepting the names of residents who wish to be considered for membership on the Board of Directors for the 2014-16 term.

Four positions are up for election. If interested, call Bobbie Gorman, committe chair, at 609-646-5601.

The Nominating Committee will review all applications and announce a slate at the Oct. 7 dinner meeting at Gourmet Italian. The election to fill the positions will take place at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 at Howlett Hall. Residents not recommended by the committee can still run for office by submitting a petition signed by 10 members of the Absecon Historical Society at least 15 days before the Nov. 4 election.

Petitions are to be mailed and postmarked by the deadline to AHS, P.O. Box 1422, Absecon, NJ 08201.

To be eligible as a member of the Board of Directors, a resident must be an active member in good standing, which usually means having assisted as a volunteer in society-sponsored events, and is a paid member of the Absecon Historical Society for a minimum of two years. For questions, call Gorman at 609-646-5601.


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