[vcf-midatlantic] Museum report 10/14
dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Sun Oct 14 21:31:47 EDT 2018
Sorry to hear, that's a great loss.
Always nice to hear about positive reactions from visitors. You're
absolutely right, these are the type of people that help us. Thanks for
being so giving of your time, this weekend and so many times in the past.
On Sun, Oct 14, 2018 at 9:03 PM Tony Bogan via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> I neglected to mention two things.
> First is on a sad note. Those of you who may have toured through the other
> museums at Infoage over the years, particularly the military dioramas,
> would have likely met Ray Morgan, the WWII veteran who volunteered there
> often. Unfortunately Ray passed away this past Tuesday at the age of 96. He
> was an awesome man to talk to, and served with distinction at the battles
> of Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima to name a couple. (His stories were truly
> engaging about his time in the military)
> The viewing is tomorrow evening at Ely’s in Neptune.
> Secondly, and on a much brighter note, Bill I. Stopped by for awhile at
> the beginning of the day, so he and I got to shoot the breeze for awhile as
> we had not seen each other for the past few months.
> It is amazing how even the quiet days (and we always get some of them) can
> be some of the most productive ones. That single visitor from the group
> showed more interest and genuine enthusiasm than I could have hoped for,
> and was talking about his next visit when he’d have more time to see other
> areas and bring family/friends back to see the computers as well. That one
> visitor can make the day, even if no one else shows up. That combined with
> the Korean War veteran and family I walked with over to the vehicle museum
> (he needed some help getting up the walkway and into the door) were excited
> to find out about the other museums (they bypassed most of Infoage to get
> to the vehicles) and were already planning their next visit.
> Those are the types of visitors that are the future of our museum and
> Infoage, and it’s always a satisfying experience to deal with those types
> of engaged visitors.
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