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    The Port Hueneme Historical Society Museum’s Second Annual Spirit Award

    The Port Hueneme Historical Society Museum’s Second Annual Spirit Award

    The Port Hueneme Historical Society Museum






    The Port Hueneme Historical Society Museum

    cordially invites you

    to the ceremony recognizing the

    Second Annual Hueneme Spirit Award

    to Helen Brant

    at 5:30 PM

    on June 14, 2019

    during the Friends of the Bard Quarterly Dinner

    at the historic Bard Mansion


    As we look at the history of Port Hueneme spelled out on the walls of the Museum, the one constant,

    even during the economic hard times, is what old-timers used to call the “Hueneme Spirit,” a characteristic found in individuals—and fortunately there were many—who were more motivated by service than by self. 

    The main idea behind the “Hueneme Spirit” is the so-called “Golden Rule,” a philosophy that is hardly new but not as widely practiced as it might be. 

    Still, ever since Thomas Bard platted the Friendly City by the Sea, the “Hueneme Spirit” continues to exist in such individuals as longtime resident and civic activist, Helen Brant. 

    For further information on attending this event, please contact Becky at (805) 798-3975 or email [email protected]

    Museum Distinguished Speaker events in June:

    June 1   Bridge Carney “PT-157: Missions in Solomons/ Rescue of JFK and the PT-109 Crew”

    June 14 Hueneme Spirit Award:  Helen Brant

    Circle of Service Exemplar:  Capt. Mike and Cheryl Saum @Bard Mansion 5:30pm

    June 15 Dr. Jose M. Alamillo “La Voz de La Colonia:  Colonia’s News Source from 1926-1932”

    June 22 Linda Bentz “The Chinese In Ventura County”

    June 29 Connie Korenstein “History of the Port of Hueneme”

    Other Museum sponsored events include the monthly Historic Port Tour on the third Friday of each month. 

    Also offered on a quarterly basis (Next is July 20, 2019), the Museum and Port provide transportation to the Lighthouse for visitors who cannot make the approximately one-mile round trip walk to Lighthouse.  

    In addition, the Museum and the Friends of the Bard offer tours of the Berylwood Mansion in conjunction with the quarterly dinners of the Friends of the Bard.

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