[caption id="attachment_32414" align="aligncenter" width="800"]<img class="size-full wp-image-32414" src="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2018\/04\/Greenbrier-Historical-Society-branding-reveal.jpg" alt="" width="800" height="599" \/> The Greenbrier Historical Society reveled their new logo and brand at the last Lewisburg Rotary Club meeting on Apr. 24.[\/caption]\r\n<h1>Members of The Greenbrier Historical Society (GHS) revealed its new logo and brand during a meeting of the Lewisburg Rotary Club on Tuesday, Apr. 24, with historical society members in attendance as honored guests. Following the meeting, the GHS held a news conference to introduce the new project images and answer questions concerning its work.<\/h1>\r\nFollowing a six-month strategic planning process the Greenbrier Historical Society held a board retreat, wrote and developed a strategic plan.\u00a0 Dick Allowatt, an award winning graphic designer and juried Tamarack artist, was retained to design their new brand and logo.\r\n\r\n\u201cThe current logo has been in use since 1963,\u201d stated Annie McMillion, Executive Director of GHS. \u201cOur activities have evolved from The North House Museum and Archives and Library to include restoration of historic artifacts as well as projects of the Blue Sulphur Springs Pavilion and the Barracks.\u00a0 We felt the organization needed a brand and guidelines on the use of its name and image that reflect that larger footprint in the community.\u201d\r\n\r\nMargaret Hambrick, GHS President, said \u201cWe believe that we will continue to grow projects and services.\u00a0 The board of directors realized that in order to help the public understand our mission and impact that a common brand and look that is uniform with our education, research and preservation projects was needed.\u201d\r\n\r\n\u201cEach building and restoration project will have an image and assigned color under the Greenbrier Historical Society\u2019s brand,\u201d said Deborah Phillips-Weikle, leader of the strategic planning process. \u201cThis will help identify The Greenbrier Historical Society as the restoration manager and grant recipient.\u201d\r\n\r\nMargaret Hambrick, president of the Board of Directors of GHS continued, \u201cWe are excited to continue the branding process. Over time, the public will notice changes in signage and the look of our social media.\u201d\r\n\r\nThe new logo includes the Greenbrier Historical Society image and the name of the project. A motto of Unlocking our Past, Securing our Future has also been adopted. A single letter \u201cG\u201d replaces the current image that has been in continuous use since the organization was founded.