2010 Founders Day for Lynn Muir

Posted by on Jul 8, 2010 in 2010-06, Newsletter | 0 comments

Our Founders Day program brought an unusually large attendance with the recognition of long time resident Lynn J. Muir. His biography was presented by his son Gerald, with other family and friends explaining his influence or impact in their lives. The Scholarship BBQ is coming up–see insert for making reservations. We hope to have a larger than normal turnout. Our annual presentation of two $1,000 scholarships continues this year and this BBQ...

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2010 High School Scholarships Awarded

Posted by on Jun 21, 2010 in Events, Newsletter, Scholarships | 0 comments

Annually, the Dana Point Historical Society presents two $1,000 scholarships to Dana Point residents who attend San Clemente and Dana Hills High Schools. The Scholarship Committee consists of Beverli Jinn, David Kristjansen, Chuck Johannsen, and Carlos N. Olvera. The Committee selects the winners by interviewing them and by reviewing resumés submitted by students from each high school asking for their need, interests in history, and community...

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Filming of Dana Point

Posted by on Apr 30, 2010 in 2010-04, Newsletter | 0 comments

Has anyone seen a man filming various events in Dana Point this past year? If you have, you are witnessing a partnership between a television filmmaker, Zone 57, and the Dana Point Historical Society. This year-long effort will result in a professional quality film of Dana Point Now and Then, showing both historical photos and a time capsule of Dana point in 2010. The Historical Society started this endeavor with seed money and is...

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Bridge Mural Dedication

Posted by on Apr 30, 2010 in 2010-04, Newsletter | 0 comments

At the March meeting, Lubica Selecka, the artist of two of the mosaic murals for the Dana Point pedestrian bridge, spoke of how she created her masterpieces. One of our discoveries was the mystery phone number on the dog’s collar that can be called for an explanation of the picture. Gene Burrus, The subject of the mural, recalled memories of visiting his grandparents here in the 1930s when the photo was...

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