Brad Miller, Community Preservation Specialist
from Indiana Landmarks, Addresses the Club
President Scott Puckett opened the meeting. Dawn Fisher led the prayer. Judge Jim Rieckhoff was Sergeant.
The speaker was Northern Indiana Landmarks Community Preservation Specialist, Brad Miller. They help communities save and revitalize buildings in Cass, DeKalb, Elkhart, Fulton, Kosciusko, LaGrange, La Porte, Marshall, Noble, Pulaski, St. Joseph, Starke, Steuben, White, and Whitley counties. Their Community Assistance Program helps neighborhoods improve quality-of-life, aesthetics, heritage, authenticity, sustainability and civic participation. The center can provide architectural and historical research and provide recommendations to meet modern code requirements. 
Indiana Landmarks have helped locally through the Elkhart Historic & Cultural Preservation Society for: The Lerner Theater, The Roosevelt Center, Havilah Beardsley House, and National Paper & Supply. Theyare currently researching how to restore the original Selmer Factory Building (next to Wellfield Botanical Gardens).
Upcoming Programs:
Feb 13, 2017 Elkhart Rotary Grant Awards Presentations
Feb 20, 2017 Daragh Deegan, Aquatic Biologist talks Fish Populations & Health of the St. Joe River
Feb 27, 2017 Ashley Molyneaux talks about the Elkhart Education Foundation