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Greater Middletown Military Museum
February 2019 Newsletter

Greater Middletown Military Museum Inc.
P.O. Box 842
Middletown, CT. 06457
E-Mail gmvmm.com
Dedicated to Education & Research

Greater Middletown Military February 2019 Newsletter

February 2019

NEXT MEETING OF THE GREATER FEBRUARY 19TH AT THE GREATER MIDDLETOWN MILITARY MUSEUM BUILDING ON 200 WALNUT GROVE RD IN MIDDLETOWN, ON THE 3RD TUESDAY OF THE MONTH AT 7:00pm

ALL ARE WELCOME

The grand opening of the Museum will be on April 13th at the Sons of Italy Hall, 72 Court St. Middletown. Tickets can be picked up at the Museum during the day or at the meeting on February 19th.

We need the support of everyone to make this event a success.

We are now working on cataloging items

Help is needed to complete the process.

Please call Ken McCellan at 860 346-4876 to make sure he will there for times you can help.

He gets to the Museum about 9:30am

Meetings

Greater Middletown Military Museum Meetings; 7pm, Veteran’s Park

February 19, 2019

March 19, 2019

April 16, 2019

May 21, 2019

June 18, 2019

City Building Committee Meetings
Greater Middletown Military Museum Building
200 Walnut Grove Rd.

Meetings start at 6pm on the second Thursday of each month at the Military Museum.
All are invited

2019
Feb 14
Mar 14
Apr 11
May 9
Jun 13
Jul 11
Aug 8
Sep 12
Oct 10
Nov 14
Dec 12

Greater Middletown Military Museum Finance Committee Meeting

Meetings are on the second and fourth Thursday of the month 11:00am at the Greater Middletown Military Museum 200 Walnut Grove road Middletown

2019
Feb 14
Feb 28
Mar 14
Mar 28
Apr 11
Apr 25
May 9
May 23
Jun 13
Jun 27
Jul 11
Jul 25
Aug 8
Aug 22
Sep 12
Sep 26
Oct 10
Oct 24
Nov 14
Nov 21
Dec 12
Dec 26

We are collecting bottles and cans

Agenda for January 2019 Meeting

COMMITTEE REPORT

Finance Committee, fund raising

MEMBERSHIP

WEBSITE

OLD BUSINESS

Pavers
Solar Panels
Challenge coins
Grand opening

NEW BUSINESS

FOR THE GOOD OF THE MUSEUM

ADJOURNMENT

To make a donation

Please go to gmvmm.com click Make a Donation
or send your donation to and make check payable to
Community Foundation of Middlesex County
49 Main St. Middletown, CT. 06457
Attn: Military Museum

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Greater Middletown Military Museum
January 2019 News Letter

Greater Middletown Military Museum Inc.
P.O. Box 842
Middletown, CT. 06457
E-Mail gmvmm.com
Dedicated to Education & Research

Greater Middletown Military January 2019 News Letter

January 2019

NEXT MEETING OF THE GREATER JANUARY 15TH AT THE GREATER MIDDLETOWN MILITARY MUSEUM BUILDING ON 200 WALLNUT GROVE RD IN MIDDLETOWN, ON THE 3RD TUESDAY OF THE MONTH AT 7:00pm

ALL ARE WELCOME

Thank you to The Catholic Veterans, DAV, and Jerry Augustine for their donations

We are now working on cataloging items

Help is needed to complete the process.

Please call Ken McCellan at 860 346-4876 to make sure he will there for times you can help.

He gets to the Museum about 9:30am
Meetings

Greater Middletown Military Museum Meetings; 7pm, Veteran’s Park

January 15, 2019

February 19, 2019

March 19, 2019

April 16, 2019

May 21, 2019

June 18, 2019

City Building Committee Meetings
Greater Middletown Military Museum Building
200 Walnut Grove Rd.

Meetings start at 6pm on the second Thursday of each month at the Military Museum.
All are invited

2019
Jan 24
Feb 14
Mar 14
Apr 11
May 9
Jun 13
Jul 11
Aug 8
Sep 12
Oct 10
Nov 14
Dec 12

Greater Middletown Military Museum Finance Committee Meeting

Meetings are on the second and fourth Thursday of the month 11:00am at the Greater Middletown Military Museum 200 Waltnut Grove road Middletown

2019
Jan 24
Feb 14
Feb 28
Mar 14
Mar 28
Apr 11
Apr 25
May 9
May 23
Jun 13
Jun 27
Jul 11
Jul 25
Aug 8
Aug 22
Sep 12
Sep 26
Oct 10
Oct 24
Nov 14
Nov 21
Dec 12
Dec 26

We are collecting bottles and cans

Agenda for January 2019 Meeting

COMMITTEE REPORT

Finance Committee, fund raising

MEMBERSHIP

WEBSITE

OLD BUSINESS

Pavers
Solar Panels
Challenge coins
Web site
Grand opening

NEW BUSINESS

FOR THE GOOD OF THE MUSEUM

ADJOURNMENT

To make a donation

Please go to gmvmm.com click Make a Donation
or send your donation to and make check payable to
Community Foundation of Middlesex County
49 Main St. Middletown, CT. 06457
Attn: Military Museum
Secretary

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Greater Middletown Military Museum

December 2018 News Letter

Greater Middletown Military Museum Inc.
P.O. Box 842
Middletown, CT. 06457
E-Mail gmvmm.com
Dedicated to Education & Research

Greater Middletown Military June 2018 News Letter

December 2018

NEXT MEETING OF THE GREATER DECEMBER 18TH AT THE GREATER MIDDLETOWN MILITARY MUSEUM BUILDING ON 200 WALLNUT GROVE RD IN MIDDLETOWN, ON THE 3RD TUESDAY OF THE MONTH AT 6:30PM.

Please note the change to the start time of the meeting 6:30pm

The reason for the change is Middletown Council of Veterans would like to meet at the Military Museum the same night.

ALL ARE WELCOME

We are now working on cataloging items

Help is needed to complete the process.

Please call Ken McCellan at 860 346-4876 to make sure he will there for times you can help.

He gets to the Museum about 9:30am

Greater Middletown Military Museum Meetings; 7pm, Veteran’s Park

December 18, 2018

January 15, 2019

February 19, 2019

March 19, 2019

April 16, 2019

May 21, 2019

June 18, 2019

City Building Committee Meetings
Greater Middletown Military Museum Building
200 Walnut Grove Rd.

City Building Committee

Meetings

Start at 6pm on the second Thursday of each month at the Military Museum.
All are invited

Dates

2018

Dec13

2019

Jan 10

Jan 24

Minutes; November 15th

MIDDLETOWN MILITARY MUSEUM BUILDING COMMITTEE
SPECIAL MEETING

MONDAY, November 19, 2018
6pm

THE MILITARY MUSEUM
200 WALNUT GROVE ROAD
Middletown, CT

1) Chairman Calls Meeting to Order
The Chair called the meeting to order at 6:08pm.

2) Public Hearing
No members of the public were present.

3) Approval of Minutes
a) Regular Meeting, August 9, 2018
The motion to approve the August 9 regular meeting minutes was made by Phil Cacciola and seconded by Ed Monarca. There was no discussion and the matter passed unanimously.

4) Financial Report
a) Budget Items Review/Approval
Deputy Public Works Director Chris Holden gave an update of the finances of the project and notified the members that were would a balance of $10,000 left over.

5) Staff Updates

Deputy Public Works Director Chris Holden updated the members that thus far:

Outside work was complete

Pavement is nearly complete

Sidewalks are done

Cameras will be installed to ensure safety and protect against vandalism

6) Construction Updates
No construction updates to report

7) Old Business
No old business

8) New Business
a) Solar Panels

Solar panels are estimated to cost $36,000 but would eventually save money and costs. The committee agreed to get more information.
b) Noise in fans: DPW along MPN architects will take a look at potentially repairing the
fans.

c) Bricks: The museum committee (not the building committee) agreed to shop around for the best price for 4”x8” bricks that could accommodate 4 lines.

d) Gutter: The gutter is leaking above the entryway. Public works will work to push the
runoff and dump straight down away from the doorway.

e) Cancellation: The Chair will include the Vice Chair in all decisions to cancel future
meetings.

9) Adjournment
The motion to adjourn was made by Ed Monarca and seconded by Phil Cacciola. there was no discussion and the meeting adjourned at 6:40PM.

Next Meeting: December 13, 2018

Museum Finance Committee Meeting

Meetings are on the second and fourth Thursday of the month 11:00am at the Greater Middletown Military Museum 200 Waltnut Grove road Middletown

2018
December 27

2019
Jan 10
Jan 24

To all Military Museum members

On December 17th 2018, Chapter 7 of the DAV Middletown will hold their monthly meeting at the Greater Middletown Military Museum building. Meeting starts at 7pm.

The chapter is asking members of the Military Museum to attend.

Agenda for November 2018 Meeting

COMMITTEE REPORT

Finance Committee, fund raising

MEMBERSHIP

WEBSITE

OLD BUSINESS

Credit Card
Pavers
Solar Panels

NEW BUSINESS

FOR THE GOOD OF THE MUSEUM

ADJOURNMENT

To make a donation

Please go to gmvmm.com click Make a Donation
or
Send your donation to and make check payable to
Community Foundation of Middlesex County
49 Main St. Middletown, CT. 06457
Attn: Military Museum

The Greater Middletown Military Museum is a non-profit (501 C 3)

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Greater Middletown Military Museum
November 2018 News Letter

Greater Middletown Military Museum Inc.
P.O. Box 842
Middletown, CT. 06457
E-Mail gmvmm.com
Dedicated to Education & Research

Greater Middletown Military June 2018 News Letter

November 2018

NEXT MEETING OF THE GREATER NOVEMBER 20TH AT THE GREATER MIDDLETOWN MILITARY MUSEUM BUILDING ON 200 WALLNUT GROVE RD IN MIDDLETOWN, ON THE 3RD TUESDAY OF THE MONTH AT 7:00PM.

ALL ARE WELCOME
We are now working on cataloging items

Help is needed to complete the process.

Please call Ken McCellan at 860 346-4876 to make sure he will there for times you can help.

He gets to the Museum about 9:30am

Upcoming City Building Committee Meetings
Council Chambers

Meetings, City Building Committee

All regular meetings in 2018 for the City Building Committee will be held at 6pm on the second Thursday of each month in the Council Chambers

Dates
December 13
January 10, 2019

Museum Finance Committee Meeting

Meetings are on the second and third Thursday of the month 11:00am at the Greater Middletown Military Museum 200 Walltnut Grove road Middletown

November 22 no meeting, Thanksgiving Day
December 13, 27

Open house

A open house was held on November 11th, Veterans Day.
Very pleased with the turn out.

Thank you to those who help out and to those who showed up

Agenda for November 2018 Meeting

COMMITTEE REPORT

Finance Committee, fund raising

MEMBERSHIP

WEBSITE

OLD BUSINESS

Credit Card
Pavers
Solar Panels

NEW BUSINESS

FOR THE GOOD OF THE MUSEUM

ADJOURNMENT

To make a donation

Please go to gmvmm.com click Make a Donation
or
Send your donation to and make check payable to
Community Foundation of Middlesex County
49 Main St. Middletown, CT. 06457
Attn: Military Museum

The Greater Middletown Military Museum is a non-profit (501 C 3)