Ohio Local History Alliance regional meetings of local historians and others active in local historical societies, museums and related organizations begin Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Massillon and Springfield.
This year’s theme is Engage, Educate, Empower: Taking Your Organization to the Next Level. Each meeting runs 9 a.m.–4 p.m. and includes a session related to the theme plus additional skill-building sessions, reports from the Ohio Local History Alliance and the Ohio Historical Society’s Local History Office, an opportunity to share what your organization is doing and a tour of a nearby museum or historic site.
Cost is just $32 ($25/Ohio Local History Alliance or Ohio Historical Society member), and includes continental breakfast and lunch. Register by the Monday before the meeting you plan to attend. For the regional meetings brochure with full details about each of the nine meetings and a link to online registration, click here or call 800.858.6878.
East Ohio: Saturday, March 15, in Massillon
For organizations in Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson, Stark, Tuscarawas and Wayne counties.
West Central Ohio: Saturday, March 15, in Springfield
For organizations in Auglaize, Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Logan, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Preble and Shelby counties.
Central Ohio: Saturday, March 22, in Whitehall
For organizations in Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Knox, Licking, Madison, Perry, Pickaway and Union counties.
Southwest Ohio: Saturday, March 22, in Cincinnati
For organizations in Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland and Warren counties.
Southeast Ohio: Saturday, March 29, in Chillicothe
For organizations in Athens, Belmont, Coshocton, Gallia, Guernsey, Hocking, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Pike, Ross, Scioto, Vinton and Washington counties.
Northeast Ohio: Saturday, April 5, in Middleburg Heights
For organizations in Cuyahoga, Lake, Lorain, Medina and Summit counties.
Northwest Ohio: Saturday, April 5, in Toledo
For organizations in Allen, Defiance, Fulton, Hancock, Hardin, Henry, Lucas, Paulding, Putnam, Van Wert, Williams and Wood counties.
North Central Ohio: Saturday, April 12, in Clyde
For organizations in Ashland, Crawford, Erie, Huron, Marion, Morrow, Ottawa, Richland, Sandusky, Seneca and Wyandot counties.
Northeast Ohio: Saturday, April 12, in Kent
For organizations in Ashtabula, Geauga, Mahoning, Portage and Trumbull counties.
Learn more about the Ohio Local History Alliance.