Author Archives: Jennifer Bush

Honoring our Polk Pioneers

Since 1975, the PCHA has supported the collection of oral histories of Polk County residents. Member organizations of the PCHA Heritage Partner Committee seek potential candidates who are 75 years or older and have lived in Polk County for 50 years or more. These Polk Pioneers participate in an interview to document their lives and contributions to our rich history. The highlight of each year’s PCHA Annual Meeting & Luncheon is the introduction of our Polk Pioneers, and this year was […]

PCHA Annual Meeting & Luncheon

          After a two-year hiatus, PCHA members were happy to be “together again” for the Annual Meeting & Luncheon on June 16. Attendees enjoyed great fellowship and food at the beautiful Idlewood Venue in Bartow. During the business meeting, reports were presented from the President, Treasurer, Heritage Partner Committee and Nominating Committee.  A motion was approved to accept the following revisions to the ByLaws: Section 1, Article 1:  Insert the PCHA Mission Statement Section  2, Article 1:  Replace the […]