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Family Newsletter


A family newsletter is a great way to keep in touch with each other between reunions. It doesn’t have to be a monthly thing, no, not at all.   Two or three times a year is plenty to keep everyone in touch.  It doesn’t have to be long, and you can ask for a small donation to offset printing and mailing. Ask family members to send you information, and use your own word processor to write the newsletter. Here’s a few of Mister Spiffy’s suggestions on what to include:

Spotlight one of the family members

Print a list of upcoming birthdays and anniversaries.  You might want to leave the year off for some of those over sensitive female relatives, or better yet, put in a year that makes her younger, and you've got a new friend for life.

Anniversaries of any particular event (next Wednesday marks the third anniversary of when Little Billy fell down the hill and broke a rib)

Print new addresses for families that have moved

Memorial stories on family members who have recently passed away