Annual Meeting

The 2016 Annual Meeting of the Friends of the Kennedy Martin Stelle Farmstead will be held on Wednesday, April 20 at 7 PM in the Farm House.    All current members are invited and encouraged to attend.   A copy of the Annual Report will be available at the meeting. The agenda for the annual meeting includes the election of Leslie Stevens and Michael Kelly to the Board of Trustees for a 3 year term and a report of the accomplishments at the Farmstead during 2015.  Please RSVP to Ann at FarmsteadArtsCenter@gmail.com if you will be able to attend.

The Friends are always looking for people who are passionate about the arts or history to join the board of trustees or serve on a committee.

We are in special need for volunteers with the following skills:

Treasurer:  Board position, prepare budgets, help with grants, work with accountant for tax reports, work with the bookkeeper to manage payments and receipts.

Construction Committee Members – meet approximately once a month with the historic architect and the contractors to review and monitor historic grant projects, determine construction and maintenance needs of the Farmstead and monitor construction and maintenance projects.

Membership Committee Chair – Maintain a data base of members, manage communications with members

Volunteer Committee Chair – Maintain a list of volunteers, respond to volunteers and manage schedules for volunteers

Historic Preservation Specialist – Organize and maintain historical records of the Farmstead,  help to create an historical display space and history brochure.

Public Relations Committee – Create press releases and work with media to promote Farmstead events.

Grant Committee  – If you are an experienced grant writer or someone with an interest in learning this important skill, we’d love to have you volunteer to help develop grant requests, research grant opportunities, meet with potential funders, write and administer grants.

Fund Raising Committee – Have fun coming up with events that will bring people to the Farmstead.  Organize, prepare and help promote the events.

If you are interested, please send a note to  FarmsteadArtsCenter@gmail.com to the attention of FarmsteadArtsCenter@gmail.com, and we will be in touch with you ASAP.