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CUL ANNUAL MEETING
The Annual CUL meeting is set it for 1:30pm Monday, Oct. 3. It will be in The Forum, in Hughes Trigg. We will gather around 1pm for after lunch refreshments, and the meeting will start at 1:30pm. The new Provost will be our keynote speaker.
TRAGEDY AT HAMON:
Some time during the weekend of July 16th and 17th, a pump failed in the mechanical room below the Greer Garson Theater. Tragically this mechanical room is located above the film archives vault. The basement and the film vault were flooded with water coming down from the ceiling. The entire floor of the vault, Robert Easonís office, and an estimated 35% of the film collection was soaked. The contents of the vault were removed and have been dried, but the damage and value of lost material is still being assessed. The sub floor also had to be removed to make sure all the water was out. Suffice to say this was a major event that will take quite sometime to recover from. Images from the vault are below.
A CHANGE IN (LEAD)ERSHIP
LEAD would like to announce its 2005/2006 members:
Bill Dworaczyk-EC Sponsor (CMIT)
We would also like to thank our outgoing members for their service over the past several years:
Angela Laack (CIP)
HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!! (to most of you)
STAFF OUT AND ABOUT TOWN
Andy Norton spoke at the Navarro County Historical Society on July 12th regarding the history of Navarro County.
FORMER CUL EMPLOYEE NEWS
New baby Garrett arrived on Friday at 12:29pm. The champ weighted in at 7 pounds 10 ounces. Her name is Lillian Faith Garrett. Mom( Annette formerly of Government Information), Dad (Michael formerly of ILL) and Baby are doing great.
This is a new section in which a CUL staff member will be featured each month. The purpose is to get to know each other a little better. Please feel free to send me the profiles of your newest staff members (firstname.lastname@example.org) so that we can introduce them to the rest of CUL. If you have a staff member in your area that you would like to nominate (new or old) please contact me. (You can even volunteer yourself :) )
EXHIBITS & PROGRAMS
CURRENT EXHIBITION: Two x Two: The Stanford and McLaurin Stereograph Collections, July 14-Sept. 2. For more information, click here.
UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS: Working With Words: Poets and Their Poems through the Centuries, Sept. 8-Oct. 28.
Colonial Encounters: Europeans and Native Americans, Nov. 3-Feb. 24.
WHAT HAPPENED THIS MONTH IN HISTORY: AUGUST
Admit You're Happy Month
Family Fun Month
National Catfish Month
National Eye Exam Month
National Golf Month
Romance Awareness Month
Water Quality Month
National Blueberry Month
National Picnic Month
25th Kiss and Make Up Day
26th Women's Equality Day
27th Just Because Day
28th Race your Mouse Day -but we are not sure what kind of "mouse"
29th More Herbs, Less Salt Day
30th Toasted Marshmallow Day
31st National Trail Mix Day
Classical Music Month
Hispanic Heritage Month
Fall Hat Month
International Square Dancing Month
National Courtesy Month
National Piano Month
Little League Month
Self Improvement Month
Better Breakfast Month
2nd National Blueberry Popsicle Day
5th Be Late for Something Day
5th Cheese Pizza Day
6th Fight Procrastination Day
6th Read a Book Day
12th Chocolate Milk Shake Day
13th National Peanut Day
14th National Cream-Filled Donut
19th International Talk Like A Pirate Day
19th National Play Doh Day
20th National Punch Day
22nd Elephant Appreciation Day
26th National Pancake Day
27th Crush a Can Day
28th Ask a stupid question Day
Try it. Its tougher than you think.
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