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Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum Launches Virtual Series on 'Caring for Your Family Collection

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BOCA RATON, Fla. - eTradeWire -- (Boca Raton, FL – August 2, 2021) Mary Csar, Executive Director of the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum (BRHS&M), today announced that the nonprofit organization is launching a new weekly virtual lecture series, Caring for Your Family Collections. The series will be available live on Thursdays at noon, September 9, 16 and 23.

The half-hour Zoom series will be presented by two BRHS&M stalwarts: Curator Susan Gillis and Asst. Curator Patricia Fiorillo.

Topics include:

+ Caring for Your Family Photos – September 9

+ Caring for Family Documents and Scrapbooks – September 16

+ Getting the Bugs Out: How to identify Pests that Threaten Your Collections – September 23

"If interested people can't watch live, we will provide a link to the recording of each session," says Csar.

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This virtual lecture series is FREE for BRHS&M members, and $5 per person for nonmembers. Individual membership is only $40, while a Family membership is $60.

To sign up for Caring for Your Family Collections or to become a BRHS&M member, please contact Patricia Fiorillo at research@BocaHistory.org.

About the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum:

The mission and the purpose of the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum is to collect, preserve, and present information and artifacts relevant to the past and evolving history of Boca Raton and to maintain a visible role in the education and the advocacy of historic preservation in the community, particularly through its ongoing project, History Alive! Although closed in recent months due to the COVID pandemic, BRHS has used this time to completely reimagine and renovate the museum, which will officially re-open later this year and will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2022.

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Appealing to local historians, tourists and residents, the museum's Fire Bay Gift Shop will, when it reopens, feature unique and educational gifts for all ages, including crafts by local artisans, historic photographs, unusual Boca-based gifts and souvenirs, books by local authors, and The History of Boca Raton DVD—as well as the annual holiday ornaments.

BRHS is located in Historic Town Hall at 71 N. Federal Highway in downtown Boca Raton (33432). For more information, please call 561.395.6766 or visit www.BocaHistory.org.

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Susan Gillis, Curator at the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum

Available for Interview:

Mary Csar, Executive Director

Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum

561.395.6766

director@bocahistory.org

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Gary Schweikhart

PR-BS

561.756.4298

gary@pr-bs.net

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