Freeborn County Genealogy Society
1033 Bridge Avenue
Albert Lea, MN 56007

This Year's DREAM TRIP will be from November 6th through November 12th, 2016.
These are a few pictures from a recent "Dream Trip" to Salt Lake City.
(This Year's DREAM TRIP will be from November 6th through November 12th, 2016.)


FCGS Meeting September 12, 2016
Program given by Todd Dombke, Bayview Funeral Home.
Server is Jan Hintermeister.

Sep. 12: Jan Hintermeister
Oct. 10: Pat Goldman & Jane Maiden
Nov. 14: Vickie Storlie
Dec. 12: Christmas Meal

Current Officers/Directors
Vickie Storlie – President
Roger Lonning – Vice President
Jean Pelikan – Secretary
Pat Mulso – Treasurer
Board of Directors: Lynn Krueger, Jane Maiden, Pat Goldman and Janet Hintermeister.
I would like to thank all of you that served last year.

Salt Lake City Research Trip
A research trip to the World’s Largest GenealogicalLibrary located in Salt Lake City, Utah is planned for Sunday, November 6th – Saturday, November12, 2016. Whether you are a beginner genealogist or have been researching for 50 years, this is a trip of a lifetime. The cost listed is per person, for members, and includes transportation to the airport,
room, shuttle to hotel and orientation class. Nonmembers add $50.00 to listed amounts. (Meals and air fare are not included). Single $730.00, Double $430.00. We will be staying at the Salt Lake Plaza Hotel which is located next door to the library in downtown Salt Lake City. The week will begin with an orientation class on Monday morning and then you are on your own to research at the library or sight see as you prefer. We are requiring a $100.00 non-refundable deposit at the time you register for the trip. (Your spot will not be reserved until your deposit is received). One half of the balance is due by June 30, 2016 and the remaining balance by August 15, 2016. Make checks payable to FCGS (memo SLC Trip)

Mail to: FCGS, 1033 Bridge Avenue, Albert Lea,
MN 56007.
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________Member _______Non-Member
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FCGS Meeting Minutes
September 12, 2016

President Vickie Storlie called the meeting to order.  There were 11 members and 1 visitor present.

Secretary’s Report - A Motion was made by Mike Knoll to accept the August 8, 2016 meeting minutes as written. Kaye Klukow seconded the motion.  Motion passed.

Treasurer’s Report -The treasurer’s report was presented by Vicki Storlie.  A Motion by Janet Hintermeister to approve the Treasurer’s report and seconded by Roger Lonning passed unanimously.

Bills to be paid – There were no bills presented.

Old Business
    •    Vickie Storlie reminded members of the FCGS booth/exhibit at Autumn in the Village  on September 17 from 10-4.  A sign-up sheet was passed for those who will volunteer to be present.

New Business
    •    Mike Knoll and Carl Grandstrand agreed to be on the nominating committee.  The offices up for election are President, Treasurer, and two Board Members.

    •    Newsletters received since the last meeting were American-French, Winona “Table Talk”, Carver County and Olmsted County Genealogical Societies.
    •    Janet Hintermeister described her findings after researching the signature of Emil King on her father’s 1911 birth record.
    •    Vickie Storlie made headway in her genealogy research having found a death notice for her grandfather.
    •    The January 9, February 13 and March 13, 2017 meetings of FCGS will be held at 10 a.m. instead of 7 p.m.

A Motion was made by Lois Ahern to adjourn the meeting and Carl Grandstrand seconded the motion.  Motion passed.

Coffee and treats provided by Janet Hintermeister.  Roger Lonning introduced program speaker Todd Dombke from Bayview Funeral Home.  

Next Meetings:  October 10.  Server:  Vicki Storlie.  Program:  Linda Evenson
        November 14. Servers: Pat Goldman and Jane Maiden
        December 12. Christmas potluck

Respectfully submitted by Jean Pelikan, Secretary

Checking Account:
Beginning Balance       July 1 ,2016                         $377.29
    Deposit - 7/11/2016 (membership)                             30.00
    Deposit - 7/11/2016 (Salt Lake City Trip)                 2085.00
    Ending Balance        April 30, 2016                         $2532.29

Savings Account:
Beginning Balance    July 01,2016                            $2,169.70
    Deposit (May coffee money) 7/11/2016                           10.00
    Interest                    July 31, 2016                                    .28
    Ending Balance         July 31,2016                            $2,179.98             
32 paid memberships for 2016

Respectfully submitted,
Pat Mulso, Treasurer

E-mail addresses of our members
Updated April 12, 2015

Ahern, Lois
Eichler Lair, Valerie
Evenson, Linda
Goldman, Pat
Grandstrand, Carl
Hanson, Pat and Harold
Hintermeister, Janet
Johnson, Sonja
Johnsrud, Joanne
Klukow, Kaye
Knoll, Michael
Knudtson, Tom and Judy
Krueger, Lynn
Lonning, Roger
Lora Low
Maiden, Jane
Mulso, Pat
Oliphant, Ann
Pelikan, Jean
Plantage, Virginia and Ed
Probst, Jenny
Radke, Carmen
Schewe, Diane
Storlie, Vickie

Respectfully submitted by
Lois Ahern, Secretary
Passing this on from one of our members in Colorado

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