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LUFKIN TX WED JULY 18 2012 FREE ALL DAY WORKSHOP/PARTY

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LUFKIN TX WED JULY 18 2012 FREE ALL DAY WORKSHOP/PARTY

Posted: 15 Jul 2012 11:37AM GMT
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THREE GENEALOGY EVENTS
WEEK OF JULY 16-21, 2012
LUFKIN, ANGELINA COUNTY, TEXAS

MONDAY, JULY 16, 2012

ANGELINA COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING
5 P.M. COMMUNITY MEETING ROOM
Kurth Memorial Library
706 Raguet Street, Lufkin Texas
Program
Sanches Family History Briefs &
History of Texas Department of Public Safety
Greg Sanches, retired from TXDPS & Presumed Angelina County Sheriff Elect

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 2012

IT’S GENEALOGY PARTY!
Free Come & Go workshop
(Lunch on Your Own)
9 A.M. to 6 P.M. Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Ora McMullen Genealogy Research Room Kurth Memorial Library
706 Raguet Street, Lufkin, Texas 75904 1-936-630-0563
Call ahead to make an appointment for special free research help.
Sponsored by Angelina County Genealogical Society


THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, JULY 19-21, 2012

16th Annual Angelina College Genealogy Conference
Get more information on fees, speakers, topics and registration at http://www.angelina.edu/genealogy/genealogy.html
Trevia Wooster Beverly, Houston, Texas, 713-864-6862 Conference Coordinator
Angelina College Small Business Development Center
1-936-633-5394 Brian McClain or Shandi (secretary)



The week of July 16-21, 2012, should be officially declared Genealogy Week in Lufkin, Texas, according to local avid genealogists because thhree separate genealogy events all scheduled for this same week in Lufkin, Texas. The three events happening the same week are the regular monthly meeting of the Angelina County Genealogical Society, an all-day genealogy workshop sponsored by the ACGS, and the annual three day Angelina College Genealogy Conference being held on the Angelina College Campus.

The week of genealogy events will begin on Monday July 16, 2012, with the regular monthly meeting of the Angelina County Genealogical Society beginning at 5 P.M. in the Community Meeting Room of Kurth Memorial Library, 706 Raguet Street, Lufkin, Texas 75904. The ACGS executive board will meet at 4 PM in the Community Meeting Room of Kurth Memorial Library. Executive board meetings are open to the ACGS membership and regular meetings and programs are open to the public.

The program will be presented by Greg Sanches on the History of the Texas Department of Public Safety and some additional information on his Sanches family in East Texas. Mr. Sanches retired from the TXDPS. Mr. Sanches has been a long time participant in numerous Civil War Re-enactment Events in both Union and Confederate uniform in Texas and other states. More recently, Mr. Sanches won the Republican Primary Nomination for Angelina County Sheriff. If the County Democrat Party does not field another candidate for the office in the general election in November, Mr. Sanches will take office as Angelina County Sheriff in January.

On Wednesday, July 18, 2012, the ACGS will be hosting another one of its free all day genealogy workshops in the Ora McMullen Genealogy Research Room at the Kurth memorial Library. The event is being called a Genealogy Party from 9AM when the library opens to the 6 PM closing time. ACGS members will be available to give assistant in solving most genealogy research problems within the resources of the library collection. Attendees can come and go as they please. Lunch will be on your own at nearby restaurants. Anyone needing specialized research help is being asked to call ahead for a workshop reservation. Computer time will be limited if there are others waiting. New faster computers are now available in the research room as well as new shelving to hold expanded research sources.

Additional information about the meeting and the society workshop/party can be obtained by calling Mrs. Cindy McMullen, Librarian, in the Ora McMullen Genealogy Room at 1-936-630-0563 or by doing a web search for the society’s web page at http://www.rootsweb.com/~txacgs.
Vivian Toole Cates, ACGS Vice-President, Program Chairman and Publicity, 1-936-858-3801 txacgs@myinu.net http://www.myinu.net/vcates

The ACGS workshop/party previously held in early June, was moved to the Wednesday before the Angelina College Genealogy Conference to be compliment the conference and accommodate out of town visitors coming to Lufkin for the three day Conference at AC that begins on Thursday morning, July 19 and continues to late afternoon on Saturday, July 21.More detailed information about the Angelina College Genealogy conference can be obtained by visiting the college web site at http://www.angelina.edu and doing a search for genealogy conference.

Additional information about the Angelina College Genealogy Conference can be obtained by contacting
Trevia Wooster Beverly, Houston, Texas, 713-864-6862 Conference Coordinator
Angelina College Small Business Development Center
1-936-633-5394 Brian McClain or Shandi (secretary)




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