The Board of Directors of the Spring Grove Area Historical Preservation Society initiated their Harry P. Schrum Service to the Society Distinction of Emeritus Program in their March 24, 2022 meeting. The program is established to honor individuals, members, docents, volunteers, Board of Directors who have served the society with distinction.
The inaugural awards were presented to JoAnn Harrold, Records Administration Emeritus and Charles Harrold, Exhibit Director and Artist Emeritus at a presentation on July 21.
President Bruce Stambaugh shared with the Board of Directors the history of “the recipients’ dedicated service over decades of the society’s administrative, archival, creative, and museum facility operations”. He paid tribute to them for “the thousands of hours volunteered in service to promoting the mission of the society to provide a historical legacy for this and future generations of Spring Grove area residents, schools, businesses and institutions”.