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February
2300
Sun
2020
2:00 pm CLHS Annual Meeting and Presenta... @ Willow Creek Church, Crystal Lake
CLHS Annual Meeting and Presenta... @ Willow Creek Church, Crystal Lake
@2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
CLHS Annual Meeting and Presentation:  Oak Manufacturing - An Iconic Crystal Lake Business @ Willow Creek Church, Crystal Lake
Join us for a brief annual business meeting, followed by a presentation from CLHS Board Member, Kurt Pearson.  Learn how Oak struggled to get established, prospered during the Great Depression, was awarded for its war … Continued
March
1300
Fri
2020
5:30 pm Member Appreciation Open House a... @ Colonel Palmer House
Member Appreciation Open House a... @ Colonel Palmer House
@5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Member Appreciation Open House and Exhibit Grand Opening @ Colonel Palmer House
Join us for a “members only” open house at the Colonel Palmer House and celebrate the opening of two new exhibits – “The Faces of Education” and “A Peek at the 20s”.  Refreshments will be … Continued

Past Events

CLHS Annual Meeting and Presentation: Oak Manufacturing – An Iconic Crystal Lake Business

When:
February 23, 2020@2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2020-02-23T14:00:00-06:00
2020-02-23T15:30:00-06:00
Where:
Willow Creek Church, Crystal Lake
100 S. Main Street
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Ann Viger
8153828204

Join us for a brief annual business meeting, followed by a presentation from CLHS Board Member, Kurt Pearson.  Learn how Oak struggled to get established, prospered during the Great Depression, was awarded for its war efforts during WWII, and created a family atmosphere where people were important. Then go on a tour of what came to be called Plant #1, corporate headquarters of Oak Industries, the largest employer in McHenry County.  Light refreshments following presentation.