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


The following information comes from selected articles in the FCGS Tracer for the months of January, February,March, and April. The Tracer is published quarterly and is free to members of the FCGS. Non-members can purchase a copy of the FCGS Tracer for $2.00 each.
 
EDITOR: Vickie Storlie

The Freeborn County Tracer is published four times per year: January/February/March; April/May/June;  July/ August/September;  October; November/December/.
January, February, March, April  2017                     
ISSUE NO. 225

FCGS Meeting Minutes

February 13, 2017

President Lois Ahern called the meeting to order. There were 8 members present.

Secretary’s Report: A motion was made by Mike Knoll to accept the January 2017 meeting minutes as written. Millie Roberts seconded the motion. Motion passed.

Treasurer’s Report: The treasurer’s report was presented by Vickie Storlie. A motion to accept the treasurer’s report by Roger Lonning and seconded by Kaye Klukow. Motion passed

Bills:

  1. A motion was made by Jane Maiden to pay the Jaguar Communications bill for 12 months, total of $203.40. Linda Evenson seconded the motion. Motion passed.

OLD BUSINESS

  1. Salt Lake City Trip: October 29 – November 4, 2017

  2. Membership renewals are past due.

NEW BUSINESS

  1. Need Program for March meeting. Ideas were discussed and several programs were decided upon.

  2. Received the following Newsletters:

  1. Otter Tail County Genealogical Society Newsletter

  2. Decorah Genealogical Association & Winneshiek County Historical Society

  3. Minnesota Genealogical Society

  4. Germanic Genealogy Journal

  5. Germanic Genealogy Society – 2017 International Germanic Genealogy Conference information. Held in July.

ADJOURN

A motion was made by Vickie Storlie to adjourn the meeting and Kaye Klukow seconded the motion. Motion passed.

Coffee and treats were provided by Kaye Klukow

Program: Michael Knoll on Low German

March Meeting: Servers: Ed & Virginia Plantage Meeting canceled due to the weather

Program: Lois Ahern – Clues in Photographs – Bring an old photo or a copy of one to the meeting to look at.

April Meeting: Server: Roger Lonning

Program: Roger Lonning and Kaye Klukow on Scanning devices.

7:00 p.m. at the Museum.

Respectfully Submitted

Vickie Storlie

Assistant Secretary

April - December meetings held at 7:00 P.M. at the Freeborn County Historical Museum.
FCGS PROGRAMS
Apr. 10: Roger Lonning and Kaye Klukow on Scanning devices
Reminder that we go back to meeting at 7:00 p.m. at the museum

FCGS PROGRAMS
SERVERS FOR 2017
Mar. 13: Meeting canceled due to the weather
Apr.10:
Roger Lonning -
Roger Lonning and Kaye Klukow on Scanning devices
May 8: Jean Pelikan
June 12: Picnic
July 10: Open
Aug. 14: Pat Mulso
Sep. 11: Open
Oct. 9: Pat Goldman & Jane Maiden
Nov. 13: Vickie Storlie
Dec. 11: Christmas Supper

Salt Lake City Trip for 2017
October 29 - November 4
More details to follow

Membership Dues
Membership expires 12/31/17
Dues are $20.00 for the year
Checks can be made out to FCGS
Mailed to: FCGS, 1033 Bridge Ave.
                 Albert Lea, MN 56007-2005



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