SOCIETY NEWS

2017 PROGRAM AND EVENT SCHEDULE
These programs are
FREE
and we invite anyone who wishes to learn and share with others their passion for family history.

January  
NO MEETING

Monday, February 27, 2017
Board Meeting at 6:00 p.m., all members are encouraged to attend
Society Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
Program:
"Books, etc.: Researching at the VBDL"
Presented by Joyce Beedie and Pam Pender
Refreshment hosts for the evening are VBRGS board members

Monday, March 27, 2017
Board Meeting at 6:00 p.m., all members are encouraged to attend
7:00 p.m.
Program:
Civil War, Dear Eleanor
It is the story of a 1st Michigan Infantry  soldier in the Civil  War as told  through his letters home to his
sweetheart. It will presented in first person as the soldier James Henry Wheaton.  
Presented by Steven Rigoni from the Van Buren County Historical Society
Refreshment host for the evening is Jane Wagel


Monday, April 24, 2017
Board Meeting will be at 6:00 p.m., all members are encouraged to attend
Society Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
Program:TBA

Refreshment host for the evening is Ann Flora


May
No Meeting


June 1st
Memberships for 2017 - 2018 are due.




Monday, June 26, 2017
Our 30th BIRTHDAY PARTY begins at 6:00 p.m.
Everyone is Welcome
Annual Meeting and Board Elections
Programs: Presentation by Karen Krugman
Refreshment hosts for the evening
are VBRGS and Van Buren District Library


Monday, July 24, 2017
Society Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
Program:
The Dash Between the Dates
Presented by Caryn Adler from the Niles District Library
Refreshment host for the evening is Jeff Fisher


Monday, August 28, 2017
Board meeting at 6:00 p.m., all members are welcome to attend
Society Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
Program: TBA
Refreshment hosts for the evening are Bonnie Pardike and Lynn Martin


Monday, September 25, 2017
Society Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
Program: TBA
Refreshment host for the evening is Jodi Wesaw


Monday, October 23, 2017
Board meeting at 6:00 p.m., all members are welcome to attend
Society Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
Program: TBA
Refreshment host for the evening is Kay Gray



MANY THANKS TO OUR REFRESHMENT HOSTS AS YOU PROVIDE A
VERY NICE WELCOME FOR OUR MEMBERS AND GUESTS.


Meetings are held on the 4th Monday in the months of February, March, April, June, July, August, September,
and October at the
Webster Memorial Library, 200 N. Phelps St., Decatur, MI  
The evening begins at 7:00 with a short business meeting followed by social time and then a program of
genealogical/historical interest.
Any changes in date, time or location will be posted as soon as possible.
Contact Joyce Beedie at 269-657-4409 if there is a question about a meeting or if weather conditions are such
that a meeting would be cancelled.


There are no society meetings held in November, December, January or May.


The Van Buren District Library will sponsor many classes throughout the year
that will be helpful to those wishing to learn more about technology and/or are
trying use it more efficiently to organize research material.
www.vbdl.org