VBRGS NEWS

2019 PROGRAM AND EVENT SCHEDULE
SOCIETY MEETINGS ARE BEING HELD AT THE
VAN BUREN CONFERENCE CENTER
490 S. PAW PAW ST.
LAWRENCE, MICHIGAN

These programs are
FREE
and we invite everyone who wish to learn and share with others their passion for family and local history.

January  
NO MEETING

Monday, February 25, 2019
Society Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
Program: VBRGS Looking to the Future, a round table discussion
Board Meeting at 6:00 p.m.

Monday, March 25, 2019
Society meeting at 7:00 p.m.
Program: "Weird, Unusual Highway Signs"
Presented by John Geisler


Monday, April 22, 2019
Society Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
Program: "General Henry Morrow and the Iron Brigade"
Presented by John Urschel


May
No Society Meeting
Board Meeting, Monday May 13 at 6:00 p.m.
Van Buren Conference Center

June 1st
Memberships for 2019 - 2020 are due.



Monday, June 24, 2019
ANNUAL MEETING AND ELECTIONS
Program by Karen Krugman
Everyone is Welcome
7:00 p.m.
Program: TBA


Monday, July 22, 2019
Society Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
Program: Immigration and Naturalization
Presented by Jeffrey Fisher



Monday, August 19, 2019 - NOTE DATE CHANGE
Society Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
Program: J. B. Rhodes Inventor 1865- 1931
Presented by Cynthia Jeffrey
Board Meeting at 6:00 p.m.



Monday, September 23, 2019
Society Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
Program: "
Boxes from Home: Comfort for Soldiers"
Presented by Faye Chamberlain
Board Meeting at 6:00 p.m.


Monday, October 28, 2019
Society Meeting at 7:00 p.m.
Program by Adam Oster
Community Engagement Librarian for the Library of Michigan
Board Meeting at 6:00 p.m.




Meetings are held on the 4th Monday in the months of February, March, April, June, July, August, September,
and October at the

The evening begins at 7:00 with a short business meeting followed by social time and then a program of
genealogical/historical interest.

Any changes in date, time or location will be posted as soon as possible.
Contact Joyce Beedie at 269-657-4409 if there is a question about a meeting or if weather conditions are such
that a meeting could be cancelled.


There are no society meetings held in November, December, January or May.