ELIZABETH – An organization is seeking volunteers to help celebrate the 350th anniversary of the founding of Elizabethtown. People are needed to serve on the History & Education, Unity in Diversity and Communications, Website & Technology committees.
The History & Education committee will encourage projects that promote local history over the past 350 years, contact and work with area school districts and youth groups, and arrange speakers for civic groups. It is chaired by Bill Schroh of Liberty Hall Museum.
The Unity in Diversity committee will celebrate the diverse heritage of the region by sponsoring and encouraging neighborhood festivals, gatherings of various ethnic groups and large celebrations bringing all groups together to share culture and the many commonalities we share as Americans. It is chaired by Jonathan Phillips of Groundwork Elizabeth.
The Communications, Website & Technology committee will partner with government and business to publicize local events and permanently chronicle the research done by students, historical societies and other groups. It is chaired by Rev. Robert Higgs of First Presbyterian Church.
To volunteer to serve on any of the committees, download and complete the signup form. (PDF format)
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