ACADIA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY MEETS IN CROWLEY LIBRARY
SATURDAY 12 MAY 2007 AT 09:30 A.M.
Contact: A. P. "Red" Quebodeaux
Media Coordinator, Pointe de l'Eglise G & H Society, Inc.
Phone: (509) 279-2789
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
1 May 2007
ACADIA'S POINTE DE L'EGLISE HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
MEETS SATURDAY 12 MAY 2007
THE POINTE DE L'EGLISE: ACADIA GENEALOGICAL AND HISTORICAL SOCIETY, INC.,
WILL BE CONDUCTING ITS SECOND QUARTERLY MEETING OF CY-2007 ON SATURDAY
MORNING, 12 MAY 2007, AT THE ACADIA PARISH LIBRARY, 1125 N. PARKERSON
AVENUE, CROWLEY, LA. THE MEETING WILL KICK-OFF AT 09:30 A.M. AND WILL BE
FOLLOWED BY AN INFORMAL GET-TOGETHER FOR LUNCH AT FEZZO'S IN CROWLEY. IF
YOU HAVE FAMILY HISTORY IN ACADIA PARISH YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO VISIT AND
LOOK INTO THIS ORGANIZATION . THE MEETING IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND YOU
NEED NOT BE A MEMBER OF THE SOCIETY TO ATTEND.
The Pointe de l'Eglise: Acadia Genealogical and Historical Society, Inc.,
was formed in 1989 and is a non-profit corporation made up of about 230
members from 14 states and Canada. Individual dues are $15,00 per calendar
year. In addition to quarterly meetings, members are kept informed through
their quarterly newsletter À La Pointe, and through electronic mail and
their internet website.
The Society has worked closely with the Acadia Parish Library through their
volunteer work and donations that potentially benefit all library patrons.
For example, the Society has published and donated over 25 book titles
documenting marriage, probate, funeral, cemetery, and military draft records
of Acadia Parish. They also donate family books to the library.
Additionally, they collect and organize obituary information from Crowley,
Rayne and Church Point newspapers. Through their efforts, the library's
genealogical holdings have grown significantly. All of their book titles
are also available for sale to the public and serve to support their
continuing research efforts. A price list is available on their website at
If you are doing family research and your research leads you to Acadia
Parish, you would do well to make the Acadia Parish Library in Crowley your
first stop. If you are coming from out of town or otherwise need help
getting acquainted with the available records, you are encouraged to call
the library at (337) 788-1880 before your visit. They will attempt to
contact a member of the Society to lend assistance so that your visit may be
If you are interested in learning more about the Society, you are
asked to: attend the meeting; or, visit their web site at