We are studying future directions for the Norwood Historical Society and ask for your input. The 15 quick questions below ask what you like about the society and what events excite you. If you have other thoughts about future directions for the Norwood Historical Society, please use the comments field at the bottom of the survey. Thank you!

* 1. How many years have you been a member of the Norwood Historical Society?

* 2. How often do you participate in Norwood Historical Society events?

* 3. What recent events have you attended?

* 4. Why did you attend these events & what did you like about them?

* 5. We currently have members’ meetings in April and October. How often do you think we should have membership meetings?

* 6. How do you identify the Norwood Historical Society? Please list in order of association, with 1 being your first, or strongest association and 5 being the weakest.

* 7. Have you ever used the NHS Archives or recommended them to others interested in Norwood history? Check all that apply.

* 8. What types of Norwood Historical Society events interest you?

* 9. Would you be interested in targeted events, such as the following:

* 10. Would you be interested in volunteering with the Norwood Historical Society?

* 11. If yes, how much time could you offer?

* 12. Would you be willing to serve on any of the following Norwood Historical Society committees?

* 13. Did you know that the Norwood Historical Society spends on average $16,500 each year to maintain the Day House as its headquarters (insurance, security alarm, utilities)? This does not include maintenance and upkeep on the house and is significantly greater than the Society’s annual income.

* 14. The Norwood Historical Society needs to move towards a more financially sustainable future. We are starting a conversation about new sources of revenue. Do you have any suggestions for ways the Norwood Historical Society can increase its annual revenue?

* 15. Do you have any comments or suggestions for the Society?