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2014 Meetings Calendar

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C A L E N D A R  O F  E V E N T S

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Upcoming 2014 MCGS Programs & Events

For 2014 we are planning several interesting and informative programs.

You are invited!  Please check back often for new entries.

To inquire about future events or to suggest a program topic or speaker,
please email us at mcgs.events@gmail.com
or phone Eleanor Mede at 309-454-2688 or Sara Cushing at 309-828-9848.

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 6:00 p.m.
Carlock Library

202 E. Washington, Carlock, IL

309-376-5651

PROGRAM:  Brown Bag Supper & Ropp Cemetery Program

SPEAKER:  Ron Ropp

 

Our JULY meeting and Brown Bag Supper will be held at the CARLOCK LIBRARY. Supply your own meal and drink, bug spray and bring a chair to sit on as we will travel to the cemetery after supper for our program.   Ron Ropp will speak about the ROPP CEMETERY. 

   

Directions to CARLOCK:
Route
 74 west to Carlock Exit 120.  The Library is on the Main Street.  We will travel to the cemetery together after the meal.

    

Directions to the cemetery from Normal, if you want to meet us there:

The Ropp-Mennonite Church of Normal Cemetery is located on 2100 North Road .2 miles west of 1200 East Road (also known as Ropp Road) in White Oak Township.

 

The GPS ordinance is Lat. N 40.59144 Lon. W-89.04758

 

Take I-39 to Exit 2..turn West (left) Go 2 miles to 1200 East Road, turn right (North) and continue 2 miles.  Turn left (West) on to 2100 North Road.  The cemetery is  .2 miles on the right.  There is parking in the grassy lane.

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     AUGUST--NO GENERAL MEETING

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SAVE THE DATE!
September 16, 2014, 7:00 p.m. --
Topic:  Find-A-Grave
Check back for details

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O T H E R  I L L I N O I S  E V E N T S

Midwestern Roots Family History and Genealogy Conference
July 31 to August 2
Marriott East Hotel, Indianapolis, IN
Register online or call (317) 232-1882
www.inianahistory.org/our-services/family-history/midwesternroots/midwestern-roots#.UOGHEahdWGI

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Fox Valley Genealogical Society of Naperville, IL
21st Annual Fall Conference
Saturday, September 27, 2014
SLEUTHING STRATEGIES TO SOLVE FAMILY HISTORY MYSTERIES
featuring
Lisa Louise Cooke
Grace Methodist Church
300 Gartner Road, Naperville, IL
Information:  http://www.ilfvgs.org/index.php/education/conference

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ILLINOIS STATE GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
2014 FALL CONFERENCE

ILLINOIS:  LAND OF OPPORTUNITY

October 24th & 25th - O'Fallon, IL

FEATURED SPEAKERS:
J. Mark Lowe, CGSM, FUGA
Tony Burroughs, FUGA, Author

Hilton Garden Inn:  1-888-853-6895
ISGS Conference Rate Code:  ISGS14
www.stlouisofallon.il.hgi.com
The Regency Conference Center
www.regencyconferencecenter.com

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2014 Meeting Dates

Unless otherwise noted, all general meetings are held on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
on the second floor of the McLean County Museum of History.

 

Board of Directors

January 14
February 11
March 11
April 8
May 13
June 10
July 8
August 12
September 9
October 14
November 11
December 9

General Membership & Public

January 21
February 18
March 18
April 15
May 20
June 17
July 15
August--no general meeting
September 16
October 21
November 18
December--no general meeting

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