Pinole Historical Society

Pinole Historical Society Meetings and Activities

The Pinole Historical Society has general membership meetings in September, November, February, and May (annual meeting) at 6:30 p.m. in conference rooms 2A and 2B of the Kaiser Permanente Medical Office Building, 1301 Pinole Valley Road. All regularly scheduled meetings are open to members and guests. Please join us for spirited discussions, speakers, and historical presentations.

2017 PHS GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETINGS AT KAISER
Friday, February 10: Bill Hodges, a docent with the Potomac Association, will present the history of the USS Potomac, from its service as the “Floating White House” of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, to its rescue from scrapping and restoration.
Friday, May 12: Susie Fernadez programs on her family’s history
Friday, September 8: Author John Robinson presents the history of the Carquinez Bridge
Friday, November 3: To be announced

2017 PHS BOARD MEETINGS AT THE PINOLE SENIOR CENTER
The Pinole Historical Society Board of Directors meets monthly on the second Wednesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Pinole Senior Center. Our members, and the public, are invited to attend these board meetings and speak on any item that is discussed. Our meeting dates in 2017 are are January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12, May 10, June 14, July 12, August 9, September 13, October 11, November 29 (combined November/December meeting).

The Pinole Historical Society also sponsors several activities during the year, among them the Veterans Day Memorial and Flag Retirement Ceremony (November 11), Pinole history programs in elementary schools, exhibits at the Pinole Library, and a Pinole history essay contest for children in Pinole’s elementary schools.