All Organization Memories

December 26, 2015
by: fischer
According to History section at the Orange County League of Women Voters' website, the Winter Park - Orlando Leauge of Women Voters " got its official start in Florida in 1939, when women in Winter Haven, Winter Park and St. Petersburg initiated the...
December 21, 2015
by: fischer
The Orange County Chapter American Red Cross Service Report January 1946 - April 1947 reflects the dramatic shift from war activities to helping meet the needs of veterans and their families. The report includes list of Chapter Officers, Board of...
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December 17, 2015
by: fischer
According to the February/March 1974 edition of the "Central Scene" magazine, "Mrs. Cecil G. Butt, Mrs. E. M. (Miss Belle) Shephard (later Mrs. Edward Hauselt) and Mrs. L. P. (Miss Lucy) Lawrence came up with the bright idea that if the man could...
December 14, 2015
by: fischer
In February 1973, the Orlando Union Rescue Mission celebrated their 25th year of meeting the needs of the less fortunate in the city of Orlando. An eight-page brochure was published to commemorate the event and features photographs of buildings, the...
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December 13, 2015
by: fischer
This is the program for the May 17, 1966 Advisory Board Annual Meeting. In "A Message from the Chairman", W. C. Johnson states: The Salvation Army's tradition of service to the troubled men, women and children of this community dates from July 1911...
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December 13, 2015
by: fischer
The 1943 Report of the Orange County Chapter of the American Red Cross begins with the list of Officers, Directors and Committee Chairmen and continues with the Chapter Chairman's Report.  "The members of the Orange County Chapter American Red Cross...
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December 12, 2015
by: fischer
The 1928-1978 50th anniversary yearbook of the American Association of University Women, Orlando - Winter Park Florida Branch states: "Fifty years ago [1928], Mrs. Edgar Hyatt, a charming and accomplished Orlando lady, invited eight key women of...
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December 7, 2015
by: fischer
According to the Sorosis of Orlando web site, "In 1893, ten soft-spoken women of Orlando met at the home of Mrs. Robert Howe to organize a study club. Mrs. W. R. Anno, Miss Maud Anno, Miss Blanche Anno, Mrs. Annie Coleman, Miss Emily Dickenson, Mrs...
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December 4, 2015
by: jtracy
The Pine Castle Woman’s Club was organized as a 501(c)(3) non-profit service organization in 1940. For many years one of its primary objectives was the preservation of local history. In 2014, they decided to formalize this effort by organizing the...
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September 22, 2015
Neil J. Fischer, Sr., a Savannah native, moved his family to Leesburg, Florida, in the summer of 1970. Neil who had begun in the automotive business at Ray Clanton Motors in Savannah in the Parts Department, had an engaging personality and ability...
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