The Annual Workshop will be held at our Library, March 14 and 15, 2014. We will start registrations at 9:00 a.m. each day. Our first session will begin at 10:30 a.m. You are welcome to come early and browse our books, newspapers and files. Each day we will have a catered lunch for an additional $5.00 from "The Corner Cup a Coffee Cafe", a local cafe. We will have sandwiches, salads and sides, and a desert. If you have special diet needs, you are welcome to bring your lunch. Beverages (coffee, tea, and water) are complimentary.
Duane Funk will give two presentations, 'The Civil War' and 'Ships and Immigration'. The National Association of Atomic Veterans will give a presentation in the afternoon. The speakers from the Association will be: Fred Schafer, National Commander; Frank Farmer, National Treasurer and Area Commander for Oregon; Gary Smith, State Commander; and Gale Seifert.
Sue Chenowith will discuss researching Cherokee heritage in the morning. Kiamichi will discuss Choctaw heritage after lunch. We will then be having a "Round Table Genealogy discussion. This is your chance to bring your questions regarding research, brick walls or other genealogy questions. Some may have the answer to your question, or you may have the answer for someone.
Please join us. The Registration form is located in the "Events" section of the website, under the information for the Workshop. We look forward to seeing you March 14th and 15th.
Our monthly meetings are held the third Saturday of the month at 1:00 p.m., except July, August. Our March meeting is our annual two day workshop. The December meeting is the Christmas Luncheon. The Board of Directors meet the second Monday of the month at 1:00p.m. Oue meetings are open to the public, membership is not required.
If you are in the area, please stop by and check out what we have that may help you or your neighbor. We are located at 1223 Kalmia, Sweet Home, Oregon. Our phone number is; 541-367-5034. Our hours are Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., and Thursday and Friday, 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. If you will be coming at times we are not open, please call ahead or e-mail us at: email@example.com
and we will make arrangements to accommodate your needs.
Sweet Home is located on Highway 20, east of Interstate 5. From the North it is about 24 miles. Turn off I-5 at Albany onto Highway 20 going east. This will take you through the city of Lebanon and on into Sweet Home. From the South it is about 21 miles to Sweet Home. Turn off I-5 at the Brownsville exit - Highway 228 and go east. This will take you through Brownsville, Crawfordsville, and Holley and on into Sweet Home.