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Williamsburg CEOS Club Learns 'Why Genealogy Is Important'

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Cassandria Perkins, secretary of the club, an avid supporter of the Williamsburg Museum and devoted to discovering the genealogy of her family and of those in the area, taught the lesson ”Appalachian Genealogy: Root to Rise” at the September 14 meeting of the Williamsburg Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) Club. The meeting was held at the museum, which is full of historic pictures, artifacts, and genealogical records. Those participating were Blanche Knicely, Barbara Deeds, Burl & Patty Post, and Laura & Jerry Sevy.

Laura Sevy, a representative of the area AmeriCorps Seniors, recognized club members for their service in the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. Members were presented with recognition certificates, pins, insulated cups and sun visors.

The next meeting of the club will be held at the suseum on Oct. 12, beginning at noon. All are invited to participate. The program will be on Indoor Herb Gardening, a WVU Extension prepared lesson being presented by Burl Post.

For more information on the CEOS program please explore the WVU Extension website community, business and safety link (on menu) or contact the local WVU Extension Service Office.

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