A Monthly Newslettter of the Lafayette Genealogy Society

Volume 2011 Issue 9



September 15, 2011 Meeting

Lafayette Genealogical Society


Minutes of the Lafayette Genealogical Society

September 15, 2011


On Sept 15, 2011, the Lafayette Genealogical Society monthly meeting was called to order by President Brenda Fusilier with a moment of silence and the Pledge of Alligence.

Guests Elaine Demitte and Roland Broussard were introduced to the members present. Mr. Roland Broussard donated a beautiful banner with our Society name.

Grand Revive was discussed, with the opening in New Orleans, then Houma, Lake Charles and last but not least Lafayette. LGS member Dorothy Burleigh is planning the Lafayette GRA activities. LGS member Pat Synder will be hosting Stephen White, renowned author on genealogy. He will be speaking Thursday on Cajun Identity at the Cajun Dome. On Saturday, October 15th, he will be LGS guest speaker on the proper manner for genealogy research at the South Regional Library in Lafayette.

LGS member Glenda Shaw suggested that when there is a guest speaker for any meeting that we provide transportation to and from meeting.

LGS member, Brenda Hebert Thibodeaux gave a small presentation on items that were made by Dudley J. LeBlanc.

Ville Platte will be having a celebration of Evangeline Parish being 100 yrs old on October 30th.

LGS Christmas banquet will be held December 8th, at the Petroleum Club. Carl Brasseaux will be guest speaker.

John Sellers, Genealogy researcher will be guest speaker at the March 2012 meeting.

Lona Bourque motioned to adjourn, Earl Gates 2nd. Meeting was adjourned

There being no further business, it was moved and seconded that the meeting be closed. Members were thanked for providing refreshments and guests were invited for coffee and refreshments.

  President Brenda Fuselier