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Meet Kristi Prescott: Visitor Service Director

Posted by Kristi Prescott on Dec 31, 2014 10:21:00 AM

I grew up in Osceola County, Kissimmee to be exact. I went to Osceola High School (GO KOWBOYS) then was homeschooled. I have my little pride and joy (she’s quite the firecracker), Aubrey, who is about to turn six. Who knows? She might take my position from me one day! She is my biggest fan and the best little model for my photography hobby.

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Calling all volunteers! The OCHS needs you.

Posted by Kristi Prescott on Sep 12, 2014 4:47:00 PM

As The Osceola County Historical Society grows, so does our need for volunteers. Whether you can give one hour or 30 hours a month, any service is appreciated. Volunteering is a rewarding experience and helps promote many causes in the community to make it a better place. With the expansion of our new Pioneer Village, our need for new volunteers is greater now than ever before and we’ve got a list a mile long of ways you can help.

You can become a…

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Topics: Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Spotlight: Al Forgione, avid volunteer

Posted by Kristi Prescott on Aug 4, 2014 5:00:00 PM

Last month we featured Don Miers in our Volunteer Spotlight and wanted to continue with another great volunteer of the Osceola County Historical Society to kick off the month of August!

Al Forgione grew up in the New Hampshire and Massachusetts area as an only child with a vivid imagination and a flair for theatrics. His father managed a drugstore chain, and the drugstore was a terminal for the local buses. His dad let him ride the buses for fun as he explored all over town. During these excursions, Al became pals with the drivers, and this is where he honed his “talking” skills. As anyone who meets Al can attest – he loves to talk!

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Topics: Volunteer Spotlight

About this Blog

The Osceola County Historical Society is focused on preserving Osceola County’s rich, cultural history while sharing it with others. This blog is perfect for just that. 

Remember, here you can find information on:

  • Osceola County History
  • Pioneer Families
  • Events at the Welcome Center and History Museum
  • Much, much more!

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