Bates County Museum director accepts spot on advisory committee

News from Bates County Historical Society and Museum

For more information about Bates County Museum, contact: Peggy Buhr, (660) 679-0134

Freedom’s Frontier Advisory Committee Appointment

Bates County Museum Director, Peggy Buhr, has accepted a position on the Advisory Committee of Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area. (FFNHA) The Advisory Committee’s primary responsibilities are to serve as the Peer Review Committee for the Locations and Events Program, support and advise staff, facilitate the relationship between the Partnership Team and the Board of Trustees, shepherd committees and task forces, and serve as the organizing body for the Partnership Team.

“This is a wonderful opportunity for our Museum and the County. The association with FFNHA has allowed me to meet many new people throughout the region and by learning their stories, our collective story grows in understanding and significance. I am truly excited about the appointment and am eager to contribute in every way possible,” stated Peggy. The first committee meeting of 2012 will be in February and will likely coincide with the general meeting that is scheduled to be held in Ft. Leavenworth on February 9th. Anyone is welcome to attend the general meeting and information can be found on the FFNHA website: www.freedomsfrontier.org

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