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April 15, 2019

--by Yvonne Wathen, Records Manager at the Presbyterian Historical Society

When we feel we’ve lost our way in sports, in our career, in life, we oftentimes go "back to the basics" to find our footing so we can then move forward again. As Michael Jordan said, “The minute you get away from fundamentals--whether it's proper technique, work ethic, or mental preparation--the bottom can fall out of your game, your schoolwork, your job, whatever you’re doing.” Keeping this in mind, let’s start at the basics of record keeping, for it...

May 16, 2017

Chaos! Mayhem! Everything won’t be done on time! We don’t have enough food! We don’t have enough vendors!

These are just some of the thoughts that were going through the minds of staff members at the Presbyterian Historical Society days before their first ever outdoor fundraising event, “A Taste of History.” The fears were there for many reasons. No one on staff had ever organized an event quite like the one they wanted to create—something big and successful that raised a lot of money....

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