History Lives Here

Help us inspire our guests to understand the past and appreciate the future.

Our Mission

The Cedar Lake Historical Association (CLHA) presents the relevance of Cedar Lake history through our unique programs, special events, and the Museum at Lassen’s Resort on the shores of Cedar Lake, Indiana.

Cedar Lake Historical Association

Museum Members: Join a Committee!

Participation in the following committees is open to all members in good standing with dues paid. Training is available. Please contact us for more information.

Building & Restoration Committee shall recommend policies for the maintenance, repair, and occupancy of the physical facilities and shall advise the Executive Director or Facilities Manager in the execution of these policies. Meets QUARTERLY on the 3rd Tuesday of March, June, September, and December at 6:30 pm in the Museum conference room. If you have time and talent in the areas of maintenance systems, preservation, restoration, carpentry, and the like, this might be a great fit for you.

Collections Care Committee shall oversee the proper maintenance and care of the Association’s collection and is responsible for accessioning items to and deaccessioning items from the collection. Meets on the first Tuesday of March, May-September, and November at 6:30 pm in the Museum conference room. If you have time and talent in the areas of archival storage, preservation, exhibit design, displays, or artifact care, we need you.

 

Development & Funding Committee shall be responsible for special fundraising events, grant applications, and raising additional revenue not covered by membership dues for the operation of the Association. Meets QUARTERLY on the 3rd Tuesday of January, April, July, and October at 6:30 pm in the Museum conference room. If you have time and talent in the areas of fundraising, accounting, budgeting, finance, and strategic planning, please contact us for more details.

Publicity & Programs Committee shall plan the publicity, marketing and programs of the Association. Meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm in the Museum conference room. If you have time and talent in the areas of marketing, public relations, communications, writing press releases, social media, event planning, or related areas, please share your expertise.

Volunteers & Governance Committee shall manage the activities of volunteers and ensure the Board of Governors receives ongoing board development. Meets QUARTERLY on the 3rd Tuesday of February, May, August, and November at 6:30 pm in the Museum conference room. If you have time and talent in the areas of staffing, time management, volunteer recruitment, non profit governance, or for profit operations, please join us!

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2021 Officers

Jimmy Laud, Jr., President
David Needles, Vice President
LouAnn Miller, Secretary
Nick Perazzolo, Treasurer
Tim Cook
Earl Gundelach
Jennifer Lockhart
Sara Perazzolo
Vickie Rainwater
Sherryl Reeves
Sam Russell
Julie Zasada, Executive Director

Non-voting Members

Scott Bocock, Historian/Curator
Ralph Miller, Town Liaison

Emeritus
Diane Jostes
Millie Schreiber
Anne Zimmerman