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first_img Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Email the author Sponsored Content Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration The Pioneer Museum of Alabama is owned by a private foundation and operated by a board of directors selected by the membership.“The members actually run the museum because they have voting rights and establish the board of directors. They also have an opportunity to run for the board,” Peak said. “So, membership is important and, too, about 40 percent of the museum’s operating funds come from membership dues, admissions and donations.” Next Up“My health has been affected recently and, because of that and the stress of the job, I decided that it was time to move on and make a place for someone with new ideas who could bring life back into the museum and take care of it,” Peak said and added with a smile that he wants to spend more time with the grandkids.Peak said that he is leaving with a greater and deeper appreciation of what the museum has to offer and hopes that his tenure at the museum has been fruitful.“The Pioneer Museum of Alabama is a fabulous educational resource for the community,” he said. “I hope that the people of Pike County realize that this museum has educational value for everyone. I would like to see more people involved on a volunteer basis and also as members. The more involvement that we have, the more programs and events that the museum can offer.” Print Article Peak said two trust funds make up from 25 to 30 percent of the museum’s funding and the museum also receives additional funding from grants, the City of Troy and the Pike County Commission.Jeff Kervin, board president, said that the museum’s board of directors is accepting resumes and applications for the director’s position. Anyone who is interested should contact the museum at 566-3597 for more information. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Published 9:51 pm Tuesday, March 29, 2011 By The Penny Hoardercenter_img Book Nook to reopen Peak Timing Jerry Peak has served as director of the Pioneer Museum of Albama for nearly four years. During his tenure, Peak said he has come to appreciate the wealth of history and informaiton available at the museum and the dedication of the volunteers and supporters who oversee the museum. He retires on Thursday.After four years as executive director of the Pioneer Museum of Alabama, Jerry Peak is stepping aside to enjoy life at a more leisurely pace.Peak’s last day as museum director will be Thursday and he will be honored with a retirement celebration from 3 until 5 p.m. in the meeting room. The public is invited to attend.Peak said that, as the museum director, he has learned a lot about the history of the rural South, enjoyed his association with the museum’s dedicated staff and volunteers and met a lot of interesting people from the local area and from places afar. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson You Might Like Library renovations ongoing The Tupper LIghtfoot Memorial Library in Brundidge is undergoing extensive renovations and work has reached the stage of accepting bids… read more Latest Stories Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits By Jaine Treadwell Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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