August 2016 Newsletter

Senior Day

Senior Day at the Porter County Fair Wednesday July 27 at 12:30 pm Our president, Val Roach, was nominated by Sue Lynch (Portage City Council) and a member of our historical society as one of the Most Honored Senior Citizens in Porter County. Val received a corsage, a certificate and a gift card.

Portage Life

This week’s Life in the Spotlight is a North Dakota native. However, she moved to the area in 1957 with her husband who came to work as a machinist apprentice and she has certainly found her niche in the Portage community in the years since. Valeria Roach is President of the Portage Community Historical Society, and a woman well deserving of her time in the spotlight.


  • Tuesday, August 9 – Board Meeting 6:30 pm Portage Library
  • Wednesday, August 17— Bi-monthly meeting 7:00 Woodland Park Marsha Browne, speaker
  • Tuesday, Sept. 13– Board Meeting 6:30 Portage Library
  • Saturday, October 1—Portage Alumni Dinner/Dance
  • Tuesday, Oct. 11—Board Meeting 6:30 Portage Library
  • Wednesday, Oct. 19—Bi-Monthly Meeting 7:00 Woodland Park Lee Botts and Pat Wisniewski, Speakers
  • Tuesday, November 8—Election Day
  • November ??—Installation Dinner Wood-
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