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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. 

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After that fabulous Thanksgiving meal involve the family in some great genealogy activities.

  • Ask family members to help you identify those mystery people in old photographs.
  • Scan family photos.  Ask family members ahead of time to bring photos.
  • Interview the elders in your family.  
  • Encourage children to participate in the “Great Thanksgiving Listen” – https://storycorps.me/about/the-great-thanksgiving-listen/
  • Bring a copy of the family tree.  Be prepared for those questions.
  • Have a great family day.  You are creating memories!        
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GIFTS FOR GENEALOGY ENTHUSIASTS

If you are still looking for a gift for the "Genealogy Enthusiast" in your life - here's a list of great ideas: membership in a local genealogy society  membership in state societies, genealogy classes, DNA kits, technology tools (external hard drives, flash drives, scanner, digital camera, tablet), database memberships, genealogy magazines or books, and office supplies. Hope this helps. Have a great Christmas!

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Indiana GenWeb needs Vigo County Coordinator

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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

06 Dec 2017 6:00 PM • Vigo County Public Library, Room D, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
07 Dec 2017 9:30 AM • Vigo County Public Library, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, Indiana
11 Dec 2017 6:30 PM • Vigo County Public Library - Room A, B & C, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN - Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
03 Jan 2018 6:00 PM • Vigo County Public Library, Room D, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
08 Jan 2018 6:30 PM • Vigo County Public Library, Rooms A, B & C, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
07 Feb 2018 6:00 PM • Vigo County Public Library, Room D, 1 Library Square, Terre Haute, IN
12 Feb 2018 6:30 PM • Vigo County Public Library, Rooms A, B & C, 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


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