Some extra items that I did not have room for in the upcoming regular newsletter:
MICHIGAN GENEALOGICAL COUNCIL:
PUBLICATIONS WORKSHOP -- All MGC Member Societies; Saturday, April 7, 2001
Time: 9:00 to 3:00 Place: Lake Ontario Room, 3rd Floor; Library of Michigan, Lansing.
Cost: $9.00 per person. remit by Saturday, 31 March 2001.
Georgianna Kuebler and June Frazier are our delegates to the Michigan Council. Maybe we should think of nominating someone else for June. If there is anyone from lower Michigan that belongs to the group and could possibly attend some of these meetings let us know.
FROM THE MICHIGAN COUNCIL: the LUCY MARY KELLOGG AWARD
The Michigan Council proudly announces the Lucy Mary Kellogg Award will be given in the year 2001 to honor an individual who has made a significant contribution to the field of genealogy as described in the award brochures distributed to Michigan Delegates at the Jan. 2001 meeting.
At that time Delegates were requested to announce and explain the award to their societies. The Lucy Mary Kellogg Award will be presented to the 2001 honoree during the Michigan Seminar being held this fall October 18-20 at the Northfield Hilton Hotel in Troy, Michigan.
Survey your membership and urge them to select a nominee, which can include previously nominated candidates whose names may be resubmitted. It is important to mail nominations, letters, and supporting materials such as samples of publications by the deadline date of May 1, 2001.
EATON COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
Presents it Annual Workshop, Saturday, May 5, 2001. Keynote Speaker -- John Colletta
At the Holiday Inn Express; 2187 University Park Drive; Okemos, MI.
Cost of Workshop; $30.00, includes lunch.
Phone: 517-543-8792 or e-mail: email@example.com
Web site: http://www.miecgs.org
Many vendors will be on hand. Friday, May 4 - Tour of Library of Michigan
2001 ABRAMS GENEALOGY SERIES at the LIBRARY OF MICHIGAN
April 28 -- Ships' Passenger Lists
June 9 -- Family Reunions
August 25 -- Ontario Records
October 27 -- African-American Research Resources
December 1 -- Military Records
Sessions begin at 9:15 a.m. in the Forum
The cost is $10.00 per session or $50.00 for the entire series.
All 90-minute sessions focus on the unique resources available at the Library of Michigan. Question-and-answer period at the end of each session. Tours of the collection.
For more information, telephone Randy Riley at 517-373-1300.
The French-Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan is sponsoring a Seminar on Saturday, June 23, 2000 in Belle River Ontario.
The Burton Library reopened on December 5th, afternoons only. It is recommended that those wishing to research there should call first.
Kalkaska Society is planning a Spring debut of its book, "History of Kalkaska County, Michigan." Price will be $51.70. Contact them at; P O Box 353; Kalkaska, MI 49646
Mailing labels have been sent to Michigan Council Seminar Chairman for the mailing of a brochure to everyone in May or June on the October Seminar.
That's it for this time: Lucille