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[LA] Louisiana Ancestors 11 Feb
In Response To: [LA] LA CREOLE - Upcoming Symposium ()
Genealogy organization to meet Feb. 11
By DAMON VEACH
The Pointe de l’Eglise: Acadia Genealogical & Historical Society, Inc. will be conducting its first quarterly meeting of 2006 on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the Acadia Parish Library, 1125 N. Parkerson Ave., Crowley. The meeting start time is 9:30 a.m. and, after closing, it will be followed by an informal get-together for lunch at Fezzo’s in Crowley at about noon. The meeting is open to anyone interested in local genealogy and history. Book sales will take place before and after the meeting.
The scheduled guest speaker is Ron Thibodeaux, who will share his experiences from the July-August 2004 Acadian Reunions in Nova Scotia. He is a native of Houma now living in Covington. A graduate of LSU, who joined the staff of The Times-Picayune as a reporter in 1981 and, since 1990, has been the St. Tammany Bureau Chief, in charge of local news coverage in the fast-growing suburbs on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain. Among other topics, he occasionally writes feature stories about Cajun culture.
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