‘Czech roots, fruitful memories’
CALDWELL—The Texas Czech Genealogical Society announces details for its upcoming “Czech Roots and Fruitful Memories” event to be held Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Caldwell Civic/Visitor Center.
A day filled with speakers, entertainment, surprises and a lunch begins with registration, coffee, juice and kolaches at 8 a.m.
Speakers and presentations for the day include: Patrick Janis, How to Perform Online Opava Archive Research of Baptismal, Marriage and Death Records; Hanka Vernon, Special Czech Foods for Special Czech Occasions; Aditi Worcester, Creating Video Biographies Without Being Intimidated by Technology; Scott Brookshire, Looking Back to the Year 1900; Merrill Adamcik, Importance of Preserving Veteran Stories; John Tomeck, Chronicling the History of Czechs in Texas.
Combined with a research book room, a Christmas tree displaying over 50 legend and symbol Christmas ornaments, and a live auction under the direction of auctioneer Harvey Johnson, means the day will be filled with an opportunity to gain genealogical knowledge and be entertaining as well.
A Texas-style Czech luncheon of fried catfish, potato salad, cole slaw, hush puppies, assorted desserts, tea and coffee will be served and is included in the registration fee.
Registration is $25. Send registration to Bennie Stasny, 8402 Shenandoah Dr., Austin, TX 78753, telephone 512-83608084, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Event details are available on the TCGS website at www.txczgs.org.