SPOOM 2005


February 17, 2006


Dear Mid-Atlantic Chapter Members and Mill Enthusiasts


The Mid-Atlantic Chapter will be holding its first meeting of 2006 on March 25th.  It will be held at The Wye Mills and promises to be a very interesting one. Larry McClelland and the Friends of Wye Mills will be our hosts and will be providing lunch and a tour of their mill. They have also arranged a lecture by James Gibb who is a consulting Archeologist and will discuss what to look for in searching out a mill site.


The day will start at 9:00 AM with coffee and donuts with the actual meeting starting at 9:30. Below is a tentative meeting agenda


1.      Set date, time, and location for next meeting. (to be held prior to annual SPOOM meeting)

2.      Newsletter, publish dates and articles

3.      Membership report

4.      Nominations for the 5 at-large board members

5.      Treasurer’s report

6.      Web Site discussion and report

7.      New Business

a.      Potential Projects

b.      Present and future issues

c.      Chapter Goals

                                                                          i.      Year 2006

                                                                        ii.      Years 2006-2011

                                                                      iii.      Years 2006-2016

d. Possible committees

8.      Open Discussion


If anyone has suggestions, issues, subjects or ideas that they would like to be considered for inclusion in the meeting agenda, please contact me at



            [email protected]


The tentative schedule for the day will be as follows

9:00 Coffee and Donuts

9:30 Chapter Meeting

12:00 Lunch

1:00 Lecture by James Gibb

2:00 – 4:00 Wye Mill tour and/or other activity

Directions to Wye Mills will be sent when I receive your confirmation of attendance. Also a donation of $5.00 from each attendee to help defray the cost of lunch and add a couple of pennies the chapter treasury would be greatly appreciated.


Please confirm your attendance and how many will be in your party by March 20, so we can be sure we will have enough food, parking, room and seats to:


            Chuck Ives

            802 Kingston Rd.

            Baltimore, MD 21212


            [email protected]


Looking forward to seeing you all there




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