Also at the meeting the current officers were renominated and re-elected for a second two-year term: Alan Zeller, president; Lester Chadwick, vice-president; Harold Henderson, secretary; Dorothy Palmer, treasurer. Fern Eddy Schultz continues as historian-genealogist and ex-officio board member until there is a vacancy.
The society's annual dinner meeting will be held December 13, weather permitting. Reservations are $8 for members, $9.50 for non-members, and are due by December 6. Contact Fern Eddy Schultz through the society web site (listed below), or mail in your reservations to the society at 904 Indiana Avenue, La Porte 46350.
Next year's programs will include "show and tell" by members in January, a program on the 1940 census in March, and a program on families at Bailly and Chellberg Farm in April. The annual bus trip to Allen County Public Library will be Wednesday, April 18.
The society meets at 7:15 pm on the second Tuesday of each month at the Swanson Center for Older Adults, 910 State Street, La Porte, weather permitting. The public is welcome at all meetings.
It's not too early to apply for one or more residency certificates for 2012. Our web site at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.
You can also read or search back issues of the society's newsletter, December 2005 through December 2009, including genealogical and historical information from members' research and abstracting work in local records, on our blog at http://lpcgs.blogspot.com.