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Sunshine quilters to meet January 23

Sunshine n’ Shadows Quilt Guild will meet at 9:30 a. m. Thursday, Jan. 23 at Meadowbrook Baptist Church fellowship hall. Members will discuss projects for the coming year, according to Eddie Davidson, publicist. She said visitors are welcome. FMI: 446-6316.

Genealogy workshop set here on January 18

Milam County Genealogical Society will host a free workshop conducted by professional genealogist Lynna Kay Shuffield on Saturday, Jan. 18 in the Genealogy Research Center in Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library, 201 Ackerman, Rockdale.

There is no charge for this class and no refreshments will be served. Attendance is not limited to society members.

FMI: Linda Whorton, 512-446- 3874, or e-mail: lindamorningdawn@aol.com

A sign-in sheet will be available at 8:30 a.m. to judge interest in the subjects. The class will be from 9 a.m.-noon. Subjects will be: “Scrapbooking Your Family History” and “Making the Most of Find A Grave” website.

Meeting, election—Milam County Genealogical Society will have its first meeting of 2014 at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28 in the conference room of Citizens National Bank in Rockdale.

Officers will be elected and installed. Paid membership is required to vote. Dues can be paid at the meeting.

Crown gardeners will meet on January 16

The January meeting of the Crown Garden Club will be hosted by Nancy Marburger on Thursday, Jan. 16.

Officers for 2014 are: Yvonne Yount, president; Patricia McKee, vice-president; Nancy Marburger, secretary; Barbara Valek, treasurer; Peggy Cooke, reporter.

The club meets at 2 p.m. the third Thursday of the month and new members are welcome. FMI: call Yvonne Yount, 446-5453.

Grief support meetings held twice monthly

CAMERON—Standards Hospice sponsors grief support group meetings from 5 to 6 p.m. each second and fourth Wednesdays.

Greg Nichols is bereavement coordinator. Location is Standards Hospice, 602 N. Travis Street, Cameron. FMI: 254-284- 0045, extension 2013.


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