Society Programs

September 14, 2019 – 1:30 p.m. Lower Level Meeting Room Clear Lake Public Library 200 N 4th St, Clear Lake, IA 50428

Free and Open to the Public Who is going to write your obituary? Do they really know you and what you did 60, 70 or 80 years ago? Have you considered writing your own obituary? Come and learn why an obituary can be important and what to include or maybe not include. The informative program will be presented by Carol Tinkey who has previously given programs at NCIGS meetings. She was recently awarded first place in the International Quester competition for her research paper on Canadian Railroads and Their Magnificent Hotels at their annual convention held in Windsor, Canada.

Society Programs

DateProgram ProviderProgram
January 12Round Table Discussion
February 9Rod HungerfordSIX MASON CITY WOMEN HAVE A TEA TIME TALK, CIRCA 1918 - The Women discuss Various Topics such as: Current Fashions, Careers, Money Control, Travel, Birthing Decisions, National Politics, Suffrage, and a Sense of Independence.
March 9Mark SubyUse of GPS Technology to locate: Burial Sites, Cemeteries, Land Grant & Buildings, plus Abandoned Towns. Current Technology can aid a Searcher locate a Wide Variety of Items.
April 13TourTour of the former St. Patrick’s Catholic Church Complex, Dougherty, Iowa
April 27Open HouseOpen House at new Library
May 11Round Table Discussion
June 8Mark Suby and
Rod Hungerford
ThruLines by Ancestry.com
July 13Picnic
August 10Century & Heritage Farms.
September 14Carol TinkeyOBITUARIES: INFORMATION PROVIDED AND NOT PROVIDED PLUS CHANGES VIA THE MEDIA
October 12TBA
November 9CONNECTONS TO THE PASSENGERS OF THE MAYFLOWER’S FIRST VOYAGE
Annual Meeting/ Election of Officers
DecemberMerry Christmas  A time to celebrate Christmas with family - No Meeting 
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