Nancy Roberson called the meeting to order at 1:03. She encouraged members to volunteer to serve on committees.
Jeanne Luhr read the minutes of the August 26, 2014, General Membership Meeting. There was one correction clarifying that the Writing Contest deadline was November 1st. The minutes were approved as corrected.
Delores Eisenbeis gave the August Treasurer’s Report which was approved as presented.
Anne Rockwell announced that the October 14th LGS program will be “Haunted Houses of Louisville,” presented by Steve Wiser. Betty Graham announced that Chuck Parrish will present the November program on the “100th Anniversary of the Belle of Louisville.”
Debra Renard promoted the LGS 2014 Family History Writing Contest. The categories and rules are in the Summer Lines and By-Lines and will also be in the Fall Lines and By-Lines. Deadline for entries is November 1st.
Members were reminded that the deadline for the next LGS NEWS is the 25th of this month; the deadline for the next Lines and By-Lines is December 1st.
Barb Harp still needs a few volunteers for the Fall Seminar. She again passed around the volunteer sign-up sheet.
Don Howell offered packs of 10 Fall Seminar registration flyers to members to take home and give to friends and neighbors to encourage them to come to the Seminar.
After other announcements of events coming up before the next General Membership Meeting Jerry Cole announced we had 46 members and 1 guest present. The guest introduced herself and told which surnames she was researching.