Chair’s Update, September 17, 2021

Outside Security Light Update: I have been given the approval to move forward with this. I will be contacting Jimmy Willis to get a quote and give it to Andy Gregg for approval. This expenditure will be paid by the Madison County BOE.

CO Jimmy Willis is working on this.

Security System: Installed, August 26th

Saturday, October 2, 10:00-5:00 Lunsford Festival MHU. (Note: Have heard, not officially, this has been canceled)

Tuesday, October 12, 5:30-7:30 Rebecca Sevier Waddell DAR Chapter Mtg. @ MHARS, Friends Program

Friday, October 15, 1:00-2:00 OLLI & Friends Zoom Program from the MHARS

Friday, October 15, 12:30-1:00 Friends Mtg. to Prepare for OLLI

Friday, October 15, 2:00-3:00 Continue Friends Mtg.

Items in storage to be moved by September 30 to MHARS or Phillip’s House

Continue to work on Logo Design

Continue to work on Mission Statement

Update on Right of Way: Research is continuing

I have been in conversation with Lenny Ross regarding additional parking area for school house with plans to meet the week of September 20th.

Discussion is underway regarding the acquisition of the lot at the entrance onto Mount Olive Drive. Update will be given at meeting.

Invitation to apply for a NC Civil Rights Trail Marker from, Angela Thorpe, Director, NC African American Heritage Commission, NCDNCR

Madison County Board of Education will be purchasing floor mats and outside mats for the MHARS.

We are continuing to wait for the Home Town Strong IT project to be completed.

We may have to return some, if not all, of the Hot Spots we received from the LOSRC.

Willa Wyatt, Chair, Friends of the Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School