Recap of Signal Mountain Genealogical Society Meeting

Saturday, December 8, 2012
The Signal Mountain Genealogical Society installs officers for 2013.  From left to right:  President, Steve Robinson; Vice President, Dan Rineer; Secretary, Linda Kring; Treasurer, Marilyn Long.
The Signal Mountain Genealogical Society installs officers for 2013. From left to right: President, Steve Robinson; Vice President, Dan Rineer; Secretary, Linda Kring; Treasurer, Marilyn Long.

On Tuesday, December 4, 2012, the Signal Mountain Genealogical Society celebrated the season with their annual Christmas luncheon at the home of Noah and Marilyn Long.  The covered dish meal set the backdrop for a wonderful sharing of memories and good fun.

After the lunch a meeting was called into session for the purpose of installing Society officers for 2012.   

The Signal Mountain Genealogical Society meets regularly on the first Tuesday of each month at 1:00 p.

m. at the Walden Town Hall.  Visitors are always welcome. 

 

 

 

 



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