During this season of thanks, celebration and giving, the Inlet Historical Society [a Section 501 (c)(3) charitable organization] wishes to thank all who have generously contributed to our efforts in preserving and presenting the history of the Town of Inlet and the surrounding region during the extended 2014 membership year. Our membship year is now on a calendar year basis beginning with 2015. We invite all to join the individuals and organizations listed below and help support our efforts. Please review our membership form at the Inlet Tourism Office or at http://www.inlethistoricalsociety.org to view the options available .
Below, we have listed all who have already responded generously and hope readers will consider joining your friends and neighbors listed below in supporting our efforts to protect and tell about the history of the full and part time families of Inlet. We apologize for any unintentional omissions.
The Society wishes to thank the following individuals who have supported us with their memberships and contributions: Eleanor Andrews, Peter Clark, Gerald Cole, Sandra Collard, Connie Costley, Joseph D’Agostino, Jr., Kathleen E. Damon, Gerard Dupuis, Kim Egenhofer, Suzanne Firsching, Lisa Gambacorta, Frank Gerace, Mary Jane Hasemeier, Letty Haynes, Michael Hess, Mary Johnson, Douglas Johnson, Mary Lee Kalil, Fred Kissinger, Bill Landmesser, Mitch Lee, Gail Lehman, Winifred McCarley, Shirley Mearns, Eugene Melnyczuk, Bridget Murdock, Joanne Murdock,
Gail Murray, Maureen Schanz, Susan Scharf, Carol Searing, Brian Suba, Barbara Thomas, Donald Virkler, Joanne Vogan, David Vogan, Eleanor Wabnitz, Missy Wall, Robert Wetmore and Bill Zullo.
The Society wishes to also thank the following households who supported us with their memberships and contributions: Rick & Elaine Alesia, Cheryl & Charles Annal, Mary Lou Arps & The Birches, Richard & Joan Baer, Ken & Julie Biehn, Janet Blakeman, George & Martha Blakeslee, James & Alice M. Bradfield, Jerry & Terri Britton, Tim & Jill Brownsell, Scott Buchheit, Adele Burnett & Dennis Hudson, Dora Burnett, Denise Call, Ray & Janet Cardella, Kay & Daniel Carmichael, Margaret Chambers & Beverly Ischia, Paul & Reggie Chambers, Susan & Tim Christy, Jeff & Carol Collier, Jim & Pat Crelly, Pat & Nick DeLucia, Paul Derdzinski, Heather & Tracy Dorgan, Mary & David Durfee, Robert & Jan Egenhofer, Bob & Sheila Emmert, Stan Ernst, Jr., Annette Eyre, Richard & Lorraine Fellows, Ramah & Patricia Flihan, Richard & Jani Flynn, John W. & Charlene Gilbert, David & Patricia Gloo, Michael & Mary Ellen Guerra, Ann & Bill Guiffre, Nancy Hadley & Alex Ullloa, Hank & Allison Hallowell, Margaret Haynes of White House B & B, Walter M. & Annette Higley, Ellen S. Hildenbrand & Savage Camp, Christine & James Holt, Peter & Gail Johnson, Kerry & Anne Katlic, Sue & Dave Kessler, Richard Kissinger & Bobbi Sheaffer, John S. Koelbl, Paul & Jacklyn Burth Kolwaite, Nancy LaBianca-Canfield & Allan Canfield, James & Linda Leach, Gary & Karen Lee, Daniel & Georgia Levi, John & Shirley Collier-MacBeth, Dennis & Barbara McDermott, Bill & Pam McGarry, Art & Connie Milligan, Joel & Bonnie Millikan, Dr. Melvin & Faith Murdock, John & Janice Murphy, Gary & Sharonlou Myers, Barbara & Raymond Norkus, Kevin & Sue Norris, R. Shawn & Debbie O’Hara, Greg & Carolyn O’Hara, Peter & Elizabeth Rankin, Nancy Reed & Charles Peele, Gail & Frank Richeson, Beth Roberts, Theron D & Claribel Rockhill, Kristy & David Rubyor, Greg & Toni Rudd, Pete & Laurie Sala, Gary & Susan Schafran, William & Erin Schmerbeck, Dudley & Elizabeth Schneider, John & Mary Kay Schramm, Donald & Kathy & Katrian Schwanke, Janel Seal, Barbara Smithson & Sallie Murphy, Faye & Peter Sokolosky, Otto & Paula Spor, Tom & Theresa Standing, Louis & Mary Steigerwald, Miriam & Dorothy Taaffe, Roberto & Roxanne Tangredi, Bernard & Brenda Thibado, Dianne Thibado, Donald & Bonnie Unsworth, Aimee VanWie, Linda & Maurice Veiga, Douglas & Deborah Wasielewski, Barbara & E. Walter Wermuth, Richard & Jean P Williams and Craig & Siobhan Wittlin.
The Society wishes to give special thanks to the following organizations who supported us with an organization or institution membership: Ed Abounader and AFGE Local 201, Burkhard-Evans, Inc. & Sarah E. Frey, the Town of Webb Historical Association, Cherie Landl & Deer Meadows Motel and Cottages, Peter Sokolosky LLC, Ken & Linda Nelson & Nelson Cottages and Jim & Danica Nerschook & Sunset Beach Cottages.
The Society wishes to give special thanks to the following organizations who support us
as Sustaining Members, the highest membership category, and for their additional contributions: Melinda Allen, David & Susan Beck, Bernard & Regina Beck, George Brownsell, Rolf & Jan Brynilsen, Ace Hardware Inlet & Becky Cleaveland, Ella Cunningham, Gail Damon, Brad Damon, Ron Dearlove, Nancy Douglas, Bill & Lynn Faro, Leslie & Bill Gunnels, Russ & Deborah Haynes, Charles Herr, Marsha Herr, Dale Hubner, Robin Dwyer, Jane & Peter Johngren, Waddie & Judith Kalil, Ron & Mary Beth Laughery, Raymond & Maryellen Letterman, Barbara Maloney, Inger Maslin & James Maslin, John J. & Kathleen McHugh, Stuart & Michele Moffett, Read & Jane Moffett, Bill & Wendy Nolan, Bruce & Margie O’Hara, Scott & Kathy Perra, Elizabeth Reed, Eugene & Mary Renske,
Harry & Grace Rissetto, Tom & Lynn Rourke, Paul Ryan & Diane Doyle, Suzanne & Michael Schnittman, Jack & Natalie Streb, Allison & Bob Volkmann and the Timm Associates.
The following contributed as memorials to their family and friends: Gary & Karen Lee (Sherry Grimm), Susan Scharf (Richard Scharf), Susan & Tim Christy (James D. Border), Leslie & Bill Gunnels (Virgina Adkins, mother), Paul & Jacklyn Burth Kolwaite (Earl Burth), Missy Wall (Gerald Wall), Douglas & Deborah Wasielewski (Pete Kalil), Douglas & Deborah Wasielewski (Gordy Rudd),
Robert & Jan Egenhofer (Sherry Grimm), Connie Costley (Joe Dunay), Jane Johngren (Peter Johngren), Karen B. Kalil-Weiss (Namtalla H. Kalil), Dr. Paul & Jacklyn Burth Kolwaite (Earl G. Burth), Joanne Murdock (Evan Murdock), Bruce & Margie O’Hara (The Hodel and O’Hara Families),
Harry & Grace Rissetto (Josephine Becker), Carol Searing (Robert T. Searing, Jr. & Jon F. Searing),
Sandra Collard (Chuck & Stell Landers), and Allison & Bob Volkmann (Virginia Adkins, mother) .
In 2013, the Society initiated an annual “400 Club” project targeted to contact former members of the Inlet Historical Society to consider rejoining and also to help contribute what they could for the repair and upkeep of the Society’s new building on the main street of the village. The Society wishes to thank the following who responded generously to the Building Fund during the 2014 membership year:
Miriam & Dorothy Taaffe, Margaret Chambers & Beverly Ischia, Otto & Paula Spor, Rick & Elaine Alesia, Eleanor Andrews, Richard & Joan Baer, Chris & Julie Biehn, Tim & Jill Brownsell, Adele Burnett & Dennis Hudson, Burkhard-Evans, Inc. c/o Sarah E. Frey, Ray & Janet Cardella, Kay M. Casab, Susan & Tim Christy, Gerald Cole, Jeff & Carol Collier, Kathleen E. Damon, Robert & Jan Egenhofer, Bill & Lynn Faro, Richard & Jani Flynn, John & Sarah Frey, David & Patricia Gloo, Bruce & Caroline Harter, Michael Hess, Jane & Peter Johngren, Michael Kane, Kay Scharoun, Richard Kissinger, Bobbi Sheaffer, John S. Koelbl, Bill Landmesser, James & Linda Leach, Richard Lutz Building & Maintenance Company, John & Shirley Collier-MacBeth, Dennis & Barbara McDermott, Joel & Bonnie Millikan, Bridget Murdock, Gary & Sharonlou Myers, Barbara & Raymond Norkus, Peter & Elizabeth Rankin, Nancy Reed & Charles Peele, Eugene & Mary Renske, Patrick & Linda Robinson, Nicholas & Cynthia Rose, Kristy & David Rubyor, Greg & Toni Rudd, William & Erin Schmerbeck, Otto & Paula Spor, Tom & Theresa Standing, Louis & Mary Steigerwald, Dave & Sue Stoller, Diane F. Tyrrell & The Birches, Linda & Maurice Veiga, Joanne Vogan, Allison & Bob Volkmann, Barbara & Walter Wermuth, Richard & Jean P. Williams, David & Susan Beck, Jim & Danica Nerschook, R. Shawn & Debbie O’Hara, Peter & Gail Johnson, Lisa Smith, Tom & Theresa Standing, Ken & Julie Biehn, Tom & Lynn Rourke, Paul Ryan & Diane Doyle, Craig & Siobhan Wittlin, Fred Kissinger, Brad Damon, Mohawk Lift Systems, Inc., Pete & Laurie Sala, Waddie & Judith Kalil, George Brownsell, Leslie & Charles Gunnels, Bill & Wendy Nolan and Michael & Mary Kalil.
In 2014, the Society provided an additional higher dollar category to encourage Inlet businesses to participate in the support of the Society. The following businesses responded quickly and generously and we should thank them with our patronage: George Brownsell Carpentry, Inc., Adirondack Reader (Reggie Chambers), Adirondack French Louie (Paul Chambers, Stiefvaters Cottages (Carolyn Stacks), ADK Shirt Factory (Arch Delmarsh), Timothy Page LLC and Tarinca Properties LLC (Deborah Taylor Andrews). We also thank the Community Foundation of Herkimer & Oneida Counties, Inc. for their generous grant. Also, we thank the Limekiln Lake Association membership who renewed their support with a contribution to the Society.
The Society could not exist without the participation and financial support of the above individuals, families and organizations. If you meet the above folks, please thank them support and consider joining them with support for the Inlet Historical Society and its programs.