City honors Bay Men's Club with proclamation

Mayor Paul Koomar, left, reads a proclamation as members of the Bay Men's Club look on. Photo by Denny Wendell

The City of Bay Village has honored the Bay Men’s Club, the oldest continuously operating civic organization in the city, with a mayoral proclamation in honor of the club’s 100th anniversary. Mayor Paul Koomar, who is a Bay Men’s Club member, presented the proclamation to club members at the Sept. 11 city council meeting.

The men’s club was founded in the summer of 1917 when a handful of village men gathered on the steps of what is now the Rose Hill Museum in Cahoon Memorial Park to form a non-partisan organization whose purpose was, and is, to promote good fellowship.

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Volume 9, Issue 18, Posted 10:18 AM, 09.19.2017