The Enchanted Valley of the Redwoods

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Redwoods, Resorts and Real Estate
Sunday, October 4th, 2016 at 7:00 PM – FREE Event

Ben Lomond, CA: The Trustees of Park Hall in Ben Lomond, invite one and all to join us for a look at how the San Lorenzo Valley became what it is today. A community filled with riches—in the form of Redwoods, Resorts, and Real Estate. Our speaker for the evening is Ronnie Trubeck. This community-wide event is open to everyone and sponsored by the Park Hall Trust.
The event is FREE and takes place at 7:00 PM at Park Hall, 9400 Mill Street, Ben Lomond. Doors will open at 6:30 PM. Concessions will include desserts, coffee, and wine.

Park Hall has a rich history; it was established by the Brooks family as a public trust in 1923, for the residents of Ben Lomond. All residents that live within 1.5 miles of Park Hall are part owners of the hall. It is also home to Little People’s Repertory Theater and Mountain Community Theater.

About Ronnie Trubeck
Ronnie has been a prominent Realtor in the San Lorenzo Valley for 25 years. Ronnie has always been passionate about history and after moving to the valley of the Redwoods she became enchanted with the dynamic and evolving San Lorenzo Valley history. Ronnie has served on the Board of Directors for the San Lorenzo Valley Museum for three years.

Ben Lomond Town Meeting – Park Hall Trust Vote

In 1923 the Park Hall Trust was formed – on December 10th 2013 we will hold an election. If you live in Ben Lomond, join us.

“The above described property is conveyed to the parties of the second part to be held in trust for the citizens of Ben Lomond, California, and is to be used for the benefit of the community of Ben Lomond, California.”

The Park Hall Trustees currently are: Ann Scott, Richard Mills, Cathy Smith, Karen Scarborough, and Lyle Troxell. Karen Scarborough is resigning. And the Trust clearly states….

“The Said Trustees above named, and their successors, receive and accept this conveyance with the understanding that the said above described property shall be used for the best interests and benefit of the community of Ben Lomond, and with the further covenant upon their part that in the matter of the use or the sale, or other disposition of said property, they will be controlled by a majority vote of the citizens of said Ben Lomond, present and voting at a town meeting duly called by posting notices in three prominent places in said Town, ten days before the holding of any such meeting. At any such meeting said citizens of Ben Lomond may, by a majority vote, name a successor to any Trustee who may have died or resigned, and may also authorize, direct and compel the sale or other disposition of said property, or any part thereof. By “citizens of Ben Lomond” is meant any and all persons residing or owning property within a radius of 1-1/2 miles of the herein above described property.”

On December 10th at 6:30pm we will gather at Park Hall in Ben Lomond (right next to the market) and vote a new Trustee to help run and take care of the Park Hall Community Center. Do you know of a good candidate? Do you have some input? Please participate.

Your feedback is welcomed,

-Lyle Troxell
lyle@tr…ll.com

BTW: The full Trust can be found at: http://parkhall.benlomond.org/media/2012/07/ParkHall_Deed_and_Trust.pdf

Ben Lomond History, with Annette Marcum and Sharon Fishel

Sharon Fishel from St Andrews and Annette Marcum, founder of the Valley Churches United Missions, will show photos and some video on the San Lorenzo Flood of 1982, the founding of the VCUM, and a bit about the 1989 earthquake. Annette and Sharon will project photos to highlight the impact of both the flood and the earthquake.

Come to this historic look at Ben Lomond and the San Lorenzo Valley.

  • Saturday September 29th, 2012
  • 5pm
  • here at Park Hall in Ben Lomond, CA.
  • $5 adult $3 seniors – donation suggested

For more information please contact Karen Scarborough – (831) 336-2944