Judge Russell Bean Speaks At Red Bank-White Oak Historical Society Thursday

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

The Red Bank-White Oak Historical Society will meet Thursday at the Red Bank Firehall No. 2.  

Judge Russell Bean, RBHS class of 1959, will be the speaker.  

There will be a finger food pot luck meal at 5:45 p.m. Suggestions to bring are dips, sandwiches, chips, beverages, desserts, etc.   

Judge Bean will speak at 6:30 p.m. 



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