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.)


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.
________Single _________Double
________Member _______Non-Member
________Deposit Check# __________

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

FCGS Meeting Minutes

October 10, 2016

President Vickie Storlie called the meeting to order. There were 13 members present.

Secretary’s Report- A Motion was made by Mike Knoll to accept the September meeting minutes as written. Millie Roberts seconded the motion. Motion passed.
Treasurer’s Report-The treasurer’s report was presented by Pat Mulso. A Motion to accept the treasurer’s report by Lois Ahern and seconded by Linda Evenson passed unanimously.
Bills to be paid
There were no bills presented. A memorial donation received was used to pay the annual Ancestry subscription and to buy newspaper storage boxes.

Old Business
1. Vickie Storlie thanked members for helping at Autumn in the Village on September 17th.
2. Mike Knoll brought a Star Tribune article concerning mortuaries having issues with urns containing unclaimed remains. The article reiterated a comment made by our program speaker last month.

New Business

1. Newsletters received since the last meeting were Decorah Diggers Genealogy Association, Winneshiek County Historical Society, Ottertail County Genealogical Society, Crow Wing Genealogy Society, and Mower County Genealogy newsletter.
2. 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 Pat Mulso to adjourn the meeting and Roger Lonning seconded the motion. Motion passed.

Coffee and treats were provided. Linda Evenson presented a program of writing obituaries.

Next Meetings:
November 14. Servers: Pat Goldman and Jane Maiden
December 12
. Christmas potluck

Respectfully submitted by Jean Pelikan, Secretary

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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