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Welcome to the Wabash Valley  Genealogy Society Website! 

The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society serves Clark, Crawford and Edgar in Illinois. Clay, Greene, Park, Putnam. Sullivan Vermillion and Vigo counties in Indiana. 

"Beginning Genealogy Classes - 2018"

Tuesdays - February 20, 27, March 6, 13, 20, 27

6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

VCPL Meeting Rooms – Lower Level rooms A, B, and C

Doors Open at 5:30 p.m.

Cost for class & materials $25.00

(Free one year WVGS membership included)

Limited to 30 participants

What you'll learn -

- How to fill out genealogy charts

- How to record and organize information

- Where to find information to extend your family tree

- How to search online and in repositories

Who should take this course?

- Anyone new to genealogy and family history research

- Genealogy "dabblers" who need additional direction in order to advance their research

- Researchers who want a refresher course in core research principals

Who will be teaching the classes?

Every week different WVGS members will be giving instruction in their areas of expertise.

These individuals love genealogy research and want to share it with you!

 

Registration and payment can be made on line or after completing the registration FORM a check can be mailed to -

Wabash Valley Genealogy Society

P.O. Box 9347

Terre Haute, IN 47808-9347


If you have any questions, please email wvgs@inwvgs.org or contact Pat Rogers at mrsgenealogy44@gmail or Dea  Guerri at MARCIIphoto@aol.com. 

"How to Begin and Write a Family History"

By Matt Bird and Shawn Eisele

and

"Tell Me So I Know, Book on Writing Family History"

By Paul Shike


Monday, March 12, 2018

    6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

   VCPL Rooms A, B & C

6:00 p.m. - Refreshments & Socializing


KROGER COMMUNITY REWARDS PROGRAM

Enroll or Renew for 2018

WVGS is participating in the Kroger Community Rewards Program.  Kroger will donor a percentage of purchases made by members and friends who register their Kroger Plus Shopper's Card.  Follow these instructions to help WVGS earn extra money for future projects.

Register your card online at krogercommunityrewards.com.

Be sure to have your Kroger Plus card handy and register your card with your organization after you sign up.

If a member does not yet have a Kroger Plus card, please let them know that they are available at the customer service desk at any Kroger.

Click on Sign In/Register

Most participants are new online customers, so they must click on SIGN UP TODAY in the ‘New Customer?’ box.

Sign up for a Kroger Rewards Account by entering zip code, clicking on favorite store, entering your email address and creating a password, agreeing to the terms and conditions

You will then get a message to check your email in box and click on the link within the body of the email.

Click on My Account and use your email address and password to proceed to the next step.

Click on Edit Kroger Community Rewards information and input your Kroger Plus card number.

Update or confirm your information.

Enter NPO number (16833) or Wabash Valley Genealogy Society, select organization from list and click on confirm.

To verify you are enrolled correctly, you will see your organization’s name on the right side of your information page.

REMEMBER, purchases will not count for your group until after your member(s) register their card(s).

Special Note: WVGS's NPO number is 16833. 

Upcoming WVGS events

20 Feb 2018 6:00 PM • Vigo County Public Library, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
07 Mar 2018 6:00 PM • Vigo County Public Library, Room D, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
12 Mar 2018 6:30 PM • Vigo County Public Library, Rooms A, B & C, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
04 Apr 2018 6:00 PM • Vigo County Public Library, Room D, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
09 Apr 2018 6:30 PM • Vigo County Public Library, Rooms A, B & C, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
02 May 2018 6:00 PM • Vigo County Public Library, Room D, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
14 May 2018 6:30 PM • Vigo County Public Library, Rooms A, B & C, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
06 Jun 2018 6:00 PM • Vigo County Public Library, Room D, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
11 Jun 2018 6:30 PM • Vigo County Public Library, Rooms A, B & C, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN


Upcoming Regional Events

24 Feb 2018 10:00 AM • Eugene and Marilyn Click Indiana History Center, 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
10 Mar 2018 10:00 AM • Eugene and Marilyn Click Indiana History Center, 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
07 Apr 2018 9:00 AM • Eugene and Marilyn Click Indiana History Center, 450 West Ohio Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202