On Tuesday, January 16th at 7pm the Warren Land Trust held its 36th annual meeting at the Historic Warren Armory. The meeting was well attended despite a messy wintery mix of weather.
WLT president Rock Singewald welcomed a crowd of about 50.
He expressed gratitude to a host of volunteers and donors who have helped to make the past year a successful one and extended an invitation for new volunteers.
An outline of progress at both Sowams Meadows and Jacob’s Point was presented.
Rock also thanked the local merchants for their generous donations of food and beverage for the event’s refreshment table.
- Shaw’s Market
- Prica Farina
- Sowams Cider Works
- Cafe Water Street
Jenny Flanagan, WLT treasurer gave a brief financial report and a new slate of officers was approved:
- Max Bliss and Kate Pisano, co-presidents
- Jenny Flanagan, treasurer
- Martha Antaya, secretary
Following the business meeting, the keynote speaker, Doug Arion, PhD gave his visual presentation:
Darkness in the Daytime, The solar eclipse and our connection to the universe.
Doug’s presentation inspired awe and generated a lively Q&A.
You may visit Doug Arion’s website to learn more.
To conclude, Jenny Flanagan presented outgoing president Rock Singewald with a lovely original oil painting of Jacob’s Point by local artist Bill McLane as a token of appreciation for his stewardship, dedication, passion and loyalty to Warren Land Trust’s mission.