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Historical Society hosts Bill Hogan

The Sunnyslope Historical Society holds its annual meeting 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Jan. 30 at the Sunnyslope History Museum, 737 E. Hatcher Road. Guest speaker is Bill Hogan, one of the few remaining members of the “Loyal Order of Desert Rats.” He will share memories and photos from the 1920s to the present of growing up in the Sunnyslope area.

Hogan went from being a paperboy to managing editor of Phoenix Newspapers, parent company of The Arizona Republic and Phoenix Gazette. He also became the director of the Phoenix 40, an influential group of concerned citizens organized to improve the City of Phoenix.

Members of the society’s Board of Directors will be elected at the meeting.

The meeting is free and open to the public, and donations are accepted. For more information, call 602-331-3150. The museum is open on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

 

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