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Membership

Any individual or family interested in promoting the purpose of this Society may be eligible for membership.

Membership Application: (Download Here).

Benefits of Membership

  • Meetings with Interesting Speakers
  • Voting Privileges
  • Can Serve as an Officer
  • 1-year Subscription to the Palm Breezes Newsletter
  • 2 Free Queries per year in the Palm Breezes Newsletter
  • Discount on Special Workshops & Annual Educational Seminar
  • Access to HCGS Members Only Web Pages: Download Newsletter, HCGS Bylaws, Executive Board Meeting Minutes, Member Directory (Information is provided only with the permission of each member), Chat Page

Additional Benefits

  • Learn ways to research your family’s history and break through “walls”
  • Learn how to access records from sources other than local libraries, such as: Library of Congress, National Archives, state libraries, interlibrary loan, county courthouse, churches, cemeteries and records in other countries
  • Learn new research techniques at seminars and workshops, including using computers and the internet to do family research
  • Make Genealogy Friends with others who have the same interests

Membership Dues

  • $20 Individual Member
  • $23 Family Member
  • $500 Life Member

“Dues shall be payable on or before October 1 regardless of the time of joining, except for new members who join after January 1.” (BYLAWS Article II, Section 3)

For new members joining after January 1 dues may be prorated for the remaining months of their first membership year, otherwise there can be no month-to-month memberships.

By paying annual dues you are assisting us in purchasing more genealogy books and materials. You are also assisting us with our projects and publications.


JOIN HCGS

Membership Application: (Download Here).

  1. Simply print out the above application and complete it.
  2. Mail the completed form and payment to:
    P. O. Box 4714
    McAllen, TX 78502-4714
  3. Please make checks payable to: Hidalgo County Genealogical Society (HCGS)


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