At its January Board meeting, the Oregon Coast Military Museum elected Dee Osborne to its position vacated by the expired term of long-time former Board member Tom Benedict. “Dee brings not just a lot of business sense to our Board, but also a great deal of community sense” stated Executive Director Cal Applebee. “I have worked with her in both professional and community service roles and look forward to working with her again.” He added. Osborne, a native of Florence, has be
Soggy greetings - I hope this finds you inside and staying warm and dry!
It may be winter time but there is still a lot going on at your Museum.
To replace long-time Volunteer and Board Member Tom Benedict who's term expired at the end of December, your Board has elected long-time Florence resident Dee Osborne of Banner Bank to the Board. Dee brings us not only a great business sense from her perspective as VP and Branch Manager of Florence & Mapleton, but also long-term
When one thinks of military heritage in conjunction with the State of Oregon, we often think in terms of WWII with the Japanese shelling of Ft. Stevens, the fire balloons launched by the Japanese to destroy our forests in Southern Oregon, or even the home front beach patrols to guard against Japanese invasion from the Pacific Ocean. In reality, our state’s military heritage dates much earlier in time – back into the late 1700’s and through the 1800’s, following discovery and
I hope you all had a Merry Christmas and a safe, Happy New Year! We're starting our new year at the Museum with a lot going on:
First of all, your Board held its annual elections at the December meeting, electing Gene Wobbe of Wobbe & Assoc. as President, Jolene Medeiros of Florence Tech Solutions as Vice President, returning Jacquie Beveridge as Secretary and Joe Henry as Treasurer. Wayne Sharpe remains on as Past-President, and Tim Sapp, Don Drozdenko, Gary Cannon, Gary