VAN BUREN REGIONAL GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
                                OF SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN  est. 1987

      Allegan, Berrien, Cass, Kalamazoo and Van Buren Counties

We support and appreciate the
genealogical and historical
contributions of

Berrien County Genealogical Society

Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society

Van Buren County Historical Museum

Berrien County Historical Society

Portage Public Library

Allegan District Library

Oshtemo Historical Society

Charles C. and  Lynn L. Zhang Legacy
Collections Center, Western Michigan
University Archives
Dowagiac Area History Museum

Kalamazoo Public Library

Then and Now Historical and
Genealogical Society

North Berrien County Historical Society

Each is a valuable asset to southwest
Michigan researchers.

JOIN US
BECOME A MEMBER
Family Membership - $20



Life Membership - $250






Memberships renew on June 1st

NEXT MEETING
MONDAY, AUGUST 28th at 7:00 p.m.
Webster Memorial Library, 200 N. Phelps St., Decatur, MI

Everyone is Welcome Free of Charge
GUEST SPEAKER WILL BE JOHN URSCHEL
Topic - LIFE AFTER ANDERSONVILLE
Board Meeting is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. prior to society meeting,
all members are welcome to attend

Refreshment hosts for the evening will be Bonnie Parkdike and Lynn Martin

See other upcoming programs and events at NEWS
ABOUT THE VBRGS
Our membership is made up of a diverse group of people who enjoy sharing their love of family research.  
We welcome anyone who has an interest in genealogy.

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.
in the Community Room of the

WEBSTER MEMORIAL LIBRARY
200 N. Phelps Street
Decatur, MI  49045
269-423-4771
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LOCAL HISTORY AND GENEALOGY COLLECTION
The society, in collaboration with the Van Buren District Library, helps maintain and supports the genealogical and
historical book and manuscript collection of the
Webster Memorial Library,
TONI I. BENSON ROOM OF LOCAL HISTORY AND GENEALOGY
(address above)

The collection is open to the public
Monday - Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Closed Sundays and Holidays
PAM PENDER, LIBRARIAN
AMY DRUSKOVICH, LIBRARY CLERK
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President - Pam Pender (2019)
Vice President  - Jeff Fisher (2019)
Secretary -  Faith Rogers  (2018)
Treasurer - Joyce Beedie (2019)
Trustee - OPEN(2018)
Trustee - Kay Gray (2018)

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 - Pam Pender

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
BLOOMINGDALE CHURCH c.1919

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