VAN BUREN REGIONAL GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
OF SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN  est. 1987

Allegan, Berrien, Cass, Kalamazoo, St. Joseph and Van Buren Counties

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Family Membership - $20



Life Membership - $250






Memberships renew on June 1st
2019 - 2020
Membership Form

NEXT SOCIETY MEETING
MONDAY, JULY 22, 2019
7:00 PM


VAN BUREN CONFERENCE CENTER
490 S. Paw Paw St., Lawrence, Michigan
PROGRAM
TBA
Everyone is Welcome, Free of Charge

In the case of severe weather this event could be cancelled. An email will be sent to all
members or you may contact Joyce Beedie at 269-657-4409.

See other upcoming programs and events at NEWS

ANNOUNCEMENT

The VBRGS GENEALOGY AND LOCAL HISTORY COLLECTION has been placed in storage as
we await the completion of the
HARTFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY AND THE ART AND BONNA VANDERLYN COMMUNITY CENTER.
The tentative date for the opening of the new library is late spring, early summer of 2020.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO BEING A PART OF THE HARTFORD COMMUNITY WHICH IS HOME TO THE
VAN BUREN COUNTY MUSEUM AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY.  

WE THANK THE HARTFORD BIBLE CHURCH FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE AS WE PREPARE FOR OUR NEW HOME.

OUR SOCIETY MEETINGS AND EVENTS ARE CURRENTLY BEING HELD AT THE
VAN BUREN CONFERENCE CENTER IN LAWRENCE, MI

ABOUT THE VBRGS
Our membership is made up of a diverse group of people who enjoy sharing their love of family and
local history and genealogy research.  
We welcome everyone and encourage all who have an interest.

OUR SOCIETY MEETINGS
We meet in the months of February, March, April, June, July, August, September, and October
on the 4th Monday of the month, unless otherwise noted, at 7:00 p.m.

GENEALOGY COLLECTION
The society owns a genealogical collection consisting of over 5,000 items.
These items have been protected and preserved for over 32 years by our charter member and past
society librarian TONI I. BENSON
, our current society librarian PAM PENDER and the many
volunteers who have given of their time and talents.

For more information email us at vbrgs@yahoo.com

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President - Joyce Beedie (2021)
Vice President  - Jeff Fisher (20
21)
Secretary -  Faith Rogers  (2020)
Treasurer - Joyce Beedie (2020)
Trustee - Patsy Miller (20
21)
Trustee - Kay Gray (2020)

Contact us at
vbrgs@yahoo.com
VBRGS
P.O Box 143
Decatur, MI 49045

COMMITTEES
facebook admin. - Joyce Beedie

Van Buren ECHOES Editor -
Joyce Beedie

Membership Chair - Ann Flora        

Federation of Genealogical
Societies Delegate - Open

Michigan Genealogical Council Delegate -
Joyce Beedie

Hospitality Chair  - Faith Rogers

Military Registry Chair - Jerry Anderson

Librarian - Pam Pender

Native American Affairs Chair - Jodi Wesaw

Nomination Committee Chair - Barb Bahm

VBRGS Website admin. - Joyce Beedie

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