Weather permitting, the society meets at the Swanson Center for Older Adults, 910 State Street in La Porte, on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 pm. The public is welcome at all meetings. Membership dues are $10 individual, $12 family. The November meeting will feature members' sharing accounts of ancestors or others who fought in the War of 1812. Plans are also being laid for the December dinner meeting.
In the business meeting, members OKd plans for the annual bus trip to Allen County Public Library, to be held Wednesday, April 10, 2013. Leave the driving to a professional and enjoy a day of research at one of the country's premier genealogy resources! The Indexing, Abstracting and Publications Committee is planning to index back issues of the society's newsletter.
Following a successful presentation of county residency certificates in September, the residency committee is now welcoming applications for 2013. Applications and documentation must be received no later than July 31, 2013, to be considered for awarding at the September 10, 2013, meeting of the Society. Applications may be requested from the La Porte County (IN) Genealogical Society, 904 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, IN 46350 or from Committee Chair, Fern Eddy Schultz at firstname.lastname@example.org. More information at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~inlcigs/categories.htm.