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Genealog y societ y re- elects officer slate

Milam County Genealogical Societ y held its first meeting of 2012 Jan, 24 at Citizens National Bank.

All of f icers were re - ele cte d for 2012 : presi dent , Patric ia Mc Ke e; vice -president, Ste rli n Ba r ton ; secre tary,Judy Mathe rne; trea surer, Fl oren e McDa ni el ; an d ne wsle t ter edit or, Linda, Whorton.

Charles Huber t presented a book re viewonOdyss ey—My Wal kto Chris t, by Le roy Swif t, an Afri can American born in 1936 in a sha recro pper’s cabin and ra ised on th e river bott om near Gause. Swif t has donated the boo k to Lu cy Patterso n Memorial Library. Memb er ship fe es are due. A ny member or potential members should make sure their mem ber sh ip dues are paid by theTuesday, March 27 me eting , or their na mes will be dro pp ed fr om the newslett er ma iling list. Fees are: Indiv idual $15, famil y $20, seni or citize n $10, an d sup - porting memb ership $25. Dues ma y be paid at any mee ting or mailed to MCG S, c/ o Lucy Pa tterson Libr ary, 201 Ackerma n, Rockdale TX 76 567. N ex t meeting wil l be at 7 p. m. Tue sday, Feb. 28, at CNB -Rockdale. Visitors are wel come. Ref reshments will be provid ed by members whose surname sbeginwithPthro ughZ. Pap er goods, ice and drinks will be provided.— Linda Whorton, publicity


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