John Manke is an active former Bay View resident who is involved in numerous neighborhood organizations, including the Bay View Historical Society, the Humboldt Park Fourth of July Association and the Shore Shore Farmers Market. He believes Bay View has a fine tradition in its past that we do not want to lose in the future.
On Saturday, April 30th, 2011, the Bay View Historical Society held its Annual Dinner at the South Shore Yacht Club, 2300 E. Nock St. in Bay View. Nancy Tawney, Society President, gave the welcome and thank you introduction. Matt Jarosz, of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, gave a report on the house study of the Beulah Brinton House and explained about other historical developments in progress. Julie Alonzo-Calteaux, who portrayed Beulah Brinton, gave a short talk and then presented the Bay View Historical Society's awards.
Volunteers of the Year:
Nadine Barthuli Janis Liedtke Sandy Schuetz Evelyn Trisco
These volunteers keep our archive section in fine shape.
Person of the Year:
(Wonder woman -- she is the heart and soull of our society)
Lifetime of Service:
John & Penny Manke
The dinner went on and wonderful food was served to all who attended the dinner. There were silent auction items and other auction items up for bid. The entire evening went great. Thank you to all who attended this annual event.
The Bay View Historical Society encourages a sense of community by conserving, celebrating and sharing Bay View's rich heritage. We will serve as a portal to, and archive for, celebrating Bay View's history and promise for the future.
The Bay View Historical Society was founded to help the community gather, preserve, disseminate artifacts and information relating to the Bay View area in 1979. In addition to supporting restoration of areas around Bay View, the Historical Society offers educational programs, historical information and activities to celebrate the community.
Bay View Historical Society
2590 S. Superior St.
Milwaukee, Wi. 53207