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Garst Museum Welcomes New Development Director

The Garst Museum is pleased to announce Nancy Hegemier joined the museum staff in early August. Garst Museum CEO Dr. Clay Johnson stated that “the hiring of a professional to fill the new Development Director position is a positive step forward in our goals of meeting our increasing financial needs. It is exciting to see our strategic plan goals moving forward with the creation of this position and the enthusiasm Nancy brings to the museum.”

Nancy Hegemier, a Darke County native, joins the Garst Museum as the Development Director, where she is responsible for developing and executing the Darke County Historical Society’s fundraising plans. Nancy has worked in roles of increasing responsibility focused on marketing, sales development, and community relations. She brings over 10 years of extensive experience working with corporate giving, sponsorships, and foundation grants. She is highly passionate about giving back to her community as she has served in volunteer roles and on several non-profit boards and committees.

For more information about making a donation to the Garst Museum, please contact Nancy at 937-548-5250 or via email at

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