Celebrating and preserving the history of Dana Point

THANK YOU to Our Many Volunteers, Donors, and Program Participants!

THANK YOU to Our Many Volunteers, Donors, and Program Participants!

2017 Volunteers

This is the time of year we give thanks for all of those who give their time and energy to the Society in myriad different ways.  We have museum docents, booth and outreach volunteers, technology and graphic design experts and board of director members.  In alphabetical order we wish to extend our graditude to Ken Boyd, Bill Bamattre, Nick Bamattre, Marlene Beal, Judy and Brad Brandmeier, Lead Docent and Archivist Mary Crowl, Grant Earl, Pete Hammer, Paul and Susan Hinman, Carl Iverson, Fay Kristjanson, Rich LaRusso, Linda Moore, Georgelean Olvera, Willa Porter, Jim Proett, Lee Walsh, Wayne Wallace, Kevin Van Fleet, Robin Valles.  We also thank our hardworking Board of Directors: Elizabeth Bamattre, Bruce Beal, Joel Bishop, Max Brown, Judy Henderson, Rod Howorth, Heidi Hyde, Sandie Iverson, Nancy Jenkins, Barbara and Keith Johannes, Marsha LaRusso, Bob Minty, Kirsten Reynolds, Terry Walsh and Kat Wallace.

2017 Donations

DPHS would like to recognize the following individuals for their donations to our museum and our organization in 2017:  Tom and Bonnie Bistline, Damian Collins (Waterman’s), Grant Earl, Mike and Christina Grant (Coastal Kitchen), Steven Guy, Keegan Hicks (Harbor Grill), Jim Miller (Coffee Importers), Donna Kalez (Dana Wharf Sportsfishing & Whale Watching), Jack Loconsolo (Jack’s), Blake Mellgen (Craft House), Jim Michael, Bob Minty, Greg Mortimer (Cannons), Jack Saunderson (Lucy’s El Patio Café), Linda and Terry Sonntag, Jay Styles (Wind & Sea) and Steve Zdrakas (Proud Mary’s).

2017 Speakers and

Program Contributors

The Historical Society is grateful for those gave of their time to meet with our members and presented programs or contributed to our events this year: Joe Dunn, Don Hansen, Diane Lewis, Faith Lawson, Julian Miller, Ursula Luna-Reynosa, Carlos Olvera, Sergio Prince, Kelly Reenders, Wayne Schafer, John Underwood and Tom White.



As a reminder, the annual renewals for 2018 will be due in January.  The membership categories are as follows:

The membership categories are as follows:

Individual     $25 annual

Family            $30 annual

Business         $50 annual

Patron             $100 annual

Life                  $500 lifetime

Contact Marsha LaRusso

at rmlarusso@msn.com

All contributions are tax deductible as the Historical Society is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.

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About DPHS

About DPHS

The Dana Point Historical Society advocates for the historic buildings that contribute to the eclectic visual character of the community and serve as reminders of Dana Point’s rich and colorful past, for the enrichment of current and future generations.

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Use your Ralph’s grocery bill to help the Dana Point Historical Society! Register at Ralphs.com and not only receive special coupons, but Ralph’s will give from 1% to 4% of your grocery bill to DPHS as your designated community participant. Ralph’s no longer provides a printed letter for easy registration. You must go online to re-register, ANNUALLY. This year’s enrollment started in September.

It’s free! Just follow these instructions for FIRST TIME enrollment:
1) <CLICK> Register (upper right) for an account unless you already have one.
2) Type in your email and choose a password
3) Type in your zip code to find your local Ralph’s
4) Enter your Ralph’s card, if you have one, or skip
5) Choose any email offers you want to receive
6) Confirm your information and <CLICK> Create Account
7) GO TO the Ralph’s home page (refresh the page) and SIGN IN
8) Scroll to the bottom and <CLICK> “Services”
9) <CLICK> “Community Contributions”
10) Scroll to the bottom and <CLICK> “Enroll”
11) Type our organization number 90334
12) Confirm your enrollment choice. (Only one allowed)


Now, each time you shop at Ralph’s, a percentage of eligible food item charges will go The Dana Point Historical Society.
If you have previously created an account and enrolled in the community program, you will see an option to update your annual enrollment in the community program. Simply re-enter our organization number 90334 and confirm.
The Dana Point Historical Society greatly benefits from your participation in this program and we very much appreciate you taking the time to enroll.
If you need assistance participating in this program, please call DPHS at 949-248-8121.

From The President

DPHS Newsletter for February/March 2018

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President’s Message Can Now Be Read In the Online Newsletter

The President’s message is no longer published...

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