STAN HYWET HALL & GARDENS • GALA 2018 From our garden gate to your dinner plate, Gala 2018 will celebrate healthy living and feature heirloom herbs from the lush gardens of Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens. Gala Chairs: Colleen and Mark Wernig Black Tie • Cocktails • Dinner • Dancing • Valet Parking For more information or to purchase tables of ten, individual tickets or sponsorship, contact Valarie Still Valarie Still,Vice President of Events & Personnel firstname.lastname@example.org or 330.315.3248
CONTENTS President & Executive Director Sean M. Joyce Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens Magazine is published twice a year by this nonprofit historic estate. To join or renew a membership, call 330.315.3205 or visit our website: stanhywet.org Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, the nation’s 6th largest historic home open to the public, is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, a distinction that is held by only 1,057 of the estimated 35,000 museums in the United States. This national recognition affirms our continuing “commitment to excellence, accountability, high professional standards and continued institutional improvement… exceeding the highest standards for U.S. museums.” Welcome 2 A message from Sean Joyce Fads vs Fixes 4 Health & Wellness Now & Then New Youth Tour 6 One of many exciting family activities on the Estate Member Bonus Day 9 Bring a friend get a gift Restoration 12 Update on progress ARRC 14 A busy year planned Car Show 17 The British are coming Hidden Aspect 18 Is ready for wedding season Education 19 Programs for everyone Calendar of Events 20 Plan your visit now LightNights Returns 25 More lights and activities ints of the Seiberlings’ appreciation and practices in wellness are readily apparent throughout the Stan Hywet Estate, and were extended to the domestic staff and Goodyear employees as well. Thoughtful planning of the Manor House included ways for the family to be immersed in healthy routines, with a fully-equipped gymnasium, an indoor pool (the Plunge) and sleeping porches to take full advantage of the fresh air year-round. Needle showers promoted good circulation, and discovered within the various bathroom drawers and medicine cabinets were some of the era’s popular fads, notions and remedies that were thought to ward off illness or otherwise maintain good health. The gardens and grounds were designed to promote an active outdoor lifestyle year round, with tennis and roque courts, a bowling lawn, and lagoons for swimming or ice skating, depending on the season.