Volume 2007 Issue 8

16 August 2007 Meeting


The August 2007 meeting of the Lafayette Genealogical Society was held in the Meeting Room of the Main Branch of the Lafayette Public Library on August 16, 2007 at 6:30 P.M. The meeting was called to order by President Charles Patterson. A moment of silence was observed, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. President Patterson announced that the minutes and treasurer�s report are posted on our website.Other announcements included a request for articles for the annual. Any member interested in running for office of the Lafayette Genealogy Society please inform President Patterson. Jean Kiesel reported that the book, �A Pictorial History of Lafayette,� which she has edited, is due out on September 24, 2007. Up to eighty books will be available to the membership for a twenty per cent discount. Dottie Burleigh moved that the society purchase ten books; James Bourque seconded the motion.  The motion was approved.

President Charles Patterson presented the program, �Digitizing, Enhancing, and Organizing Your Pictures and Documents.�  A question and answer period followed.

Jackie Larson moved to close the meeting; James Bourque seconded the motion.  The meeting was adjourned.

Respectfully submitted,

Brenda Fuselier

Lafayette Genealogical September Meeting

September 20, 2007

6:30 P.M.

Main Branch

Lafayette Parish Library

Meeting Room

Lafayette, LA
Presentation by Earl Gates
Civil War Records: How to Find Ancestors that Served in the Civil War