President’s Message February/March 2017

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in About DPHS, President's Message | 0 comments

Our January Annual Meeting and traditional potluck dinner was enjoyed by all who attended.  Thanks to the Board of Directors who organized the meeting and to everyone who created the delicious entrees and desserts.  We were pleased to welcome Mayor Debra Lewis, Mayor Pro Tem Paul Wyatt, South Coast Water District President Wayne Rayfield, and SCWD Director Rick Erkeneff.  DPHS officers reported on the state of the society, and retiring...

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President’s Message January 2017

Posted by on Jan 8, 2017 in About DPHS, President's Message | 0 comments

Happy New Year!  2016 ended on a melodious note when three South Orange County School of the Arts students appeared in costume as “Dickens Carolers” to entertain us at our Holiday Open House on December 4.  Some 50 members and guests enjoyed appetizers, sweets, drinks and a video montage of our year in review — all organized by your Board of Directors in thanks for your support. 2017 is charging ahead! The Dana Point City Council...

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President’s Message Autumn 2016

Posted by on Nov 3, 2016 in About DPHS, President's Message | 0 comments

Orange County Supervisor Lisa Bartlett and staff, together with a committee representing civic, business and nonprofit organizations, kept a 50-year promise on Monday, August 29, 2016.  The promise, under the auspices of Supervisor Alton E. Allen, was made to those who attended the 1966 Harbor Rock Placing Ceremony, pageant and dinner.  A “Complimentary Ticket” to a Bar-B-Q Dinner for the Dana Point Harbor Time Capsule Opening Ceremony on...

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President’s Message Summer 2016

Posted by on Jun 22, 2016 in About DPHS, Awards, Events, Featured, Member Profiles, President's Message | 0 comments

   Our May Founders Day dinner was an elegant event thanks to co-chairs Sandie Iverson and Nancy Jenkins. More than 60 members gathered to honor Marlene and Bruce Beal (photo inset below) for their volunteerism and enjoyed a delicious buffet dinner while appreciating the sunset views from the Dana Point Yacht Club where Bruce and Marlene are officers. Mistress of Ceremonies Nancy Jenkins named the Beals’ contributions to the Society, which...

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President’s Message April/May 2016

Posted by on Apr 30, 2016 in About DPHS, President's Message | 0 comments

   Our Historical Society is an all-volunteer organization and we have been very busy sharing Dana Point history with the public.  There have been fun rewards for our members.  Our February 24th meeting began with three delightful 7th grade students and their families. Regis, Chris and Cameron demonstrated their impressive creation of an R.H. Dana Jr. web site submitted as a National History Day project.  Program Chair Bob Minty followed...

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President’s Messsage February/March 2016

Posted by on Feb 20, 2016 in About DPHS, President's Message | 0 comments

The January Annual Meeting and dinner was a success thanks to our Board of Directors who organized the meeting.  More than 70 members and guests shared a delicious variety of potluck dishes and beverages.  The meeting included brief annual reports and the installation of officers by past DPHS President and current City Councilman Carlos N. Olvera. We were pleased to welcome Lara Anderson, past Mayor of Dana Point, and Andrew Brunhart, South...

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