Nancy's Reception

Nancy’s reception will be held Thursday evening from 6:30 – 9:30 in the Starved Rock Room.

Mr. John Muir will be speaking at 7:00 pm on the subject of Starved Rock starting with the geology of the park and the way the canyons were formed, the Native Americans and the French explorers, the legend of Starved Rock, the development of the park from its beginnings as a resort to its present status as a conservation area, including the work of the Civilian Conservation Corps and the bald eagles who visit in Winter.

There will also be poster presentations by colleagues, and an array of appetizers: crab rangoon, cheese quesadillas, seafood stuffed mushrooms, breaded chicken wings, cheese and crackers, raw vegetables and a sliced fruit tray, drinks: soft drinks, hot cider and self serve liquor, beer and wine and an assortment of desserts to consume while networking with fellow conference attendees and library vendor exhibitors.

Thanks to all the Silent auction donors & congratulations to the winners!

Silent auction
Donor Item Winner
Library Resource Group 2012 Poster Calendar Molly Horio
Lisa Jacob The Agile Librarian Linda Feinberg
Virginia Gale Bath & Body Works Michelle Quinones
Starved Rock Lodge Bed & Breakfast Package Virginia Gale
Matthews Medical Bookstore Gift Card Karen Douglas
Scheels Gift Card Daneen Richardson
Starbuck's Gift Card Arlis Dittmer
Jerry De Witt Milk Chocolate Toffee Arlis Dittmer
Applebarn Scented Candles Lisa Jacob
Jerry De Witt White Chocolate Toffee Barb Tharp
Jerry De Witt Outback, restaurants Barb Tharp

About Nancy's Reception

Nancy Stump was an active member of HSLI and served in several roles, including HSLI President from 1990-1993. She is remembered for many things, especially her fun and efficient meetings. Nancy died December 14, 2004 and is fondly remembered as a colleague, clown, friend and animal lover. Her many years of service to HSLI deserve remembrance and a party is the best way to honor her fun loving nature.