MINERVA - Over 40 people rang in the new year at an evening of fun and festivities at the Minerva Historical Society Museum in Olmstedville recently. Museum guests were greeted with instrumental music by Alice Halloran on Trumpet, Kathy Halloran on accordion and David McNally on baritone.
Minerva Historical Society Board of Trustees Chair Nancy Shaw welcomed all to the gathering and asked Minerva Citizen of the Year Katy Smith to draw the winning ticket for a 32 inch flat screen TV being raffled by the Society. The winner was JoAnn Gracia of Falls Church, Va.
Minerva Central School high school students Amanda Bellotti, Tara Galusha, Liz O'Connor and Samantha Vanderwarker under the direction of school principal Heidi Kelly entertained the crowd singing a selection of musical favorites.
Minerva Central School students Connor and Kaleb Davie, Ben and Noah Gardner, Henry Gelber and Kate Wimberly also entertained the crowd with music, joined by area musician Mike Leddick on guitar.