Banquet Committee Chairperson Needed

After organizing an excellent DVOC banquet in 2016, will be stepping aside as Chair of the Banquet Committee for personal reasons. Council would like to recognize and thank Brittany for her work leading the committee, and for continuing to advise and assist the committee. We also ask all club members to consider stepping forward and volunteering for this important planning …

Minutes – January 19, 2017

7:30 PM Academy of Natural Sciences Meeting called by President Martin Dellwo Vice President: George Armistead Secretary: Linda Widdop Attendees: 34 Guests: Lauren Diamond, Dr. Charles Wurster, Marie Gladwish, Rob Horton Opening Remarks Martin Dellwo Marty Dellwo calls the meeting to order and welcomes members and guests. Committee Reports Billings Big Year: Art McMorris Art asks members who participated in …

Minutes – January 5, 2017 (Annual Member’s Meeting)

7:30 PM Jenkins Arboretum Meeting called by President Phil Witmer Vice President: George Armistead Secretary: Linda Widdop Attendees: 47 Guests: Lauren Diamond Opening Remarks Phil Witmer “Gee – I have a funny feeling that I’ve been here before It has been an honor to lead DVOC for another year; although, I think you will all agree that it was tragic …

Passing of a Member – Sheila Bowes

It is with sadness we report the passing of member Sheila Bowes. Sheila joined the DVOC in 1994 and was married to current member Emmerson Bowes. Emmerson wrote “I am shattered to tell you that Sheila had a sudden deterioration of an apparently near benign heart murmur into a rapidly developed congestive heart failure and died on Dec 23rd. She …