For any organization (large or small), there’s always more work to be done than there are people to do it. For some situations, it’s just a matter of hiring more people to get it done. However, non-profit groups such as AIGS, have no paid staff and depend entirely upon volunteers who share common interests, to provide their organization’s services. AIGS has been in a rebuilding phase the last couple of years (recovering from the impact of COVID) with focus on growing back our membership and providing quality genealogy programs and classes. And we need our members’ help to continue to move forward! Volunteer opportunities are many and varied! Time commitment can range from a one-time shot for limited minutes (e.g., Research-Help Committee), to a couple of meetings for a one month period (e.g. Audit Committee), to a monthly meeting (or less frequently) for a couple of hours (e.g., Library, Program and Membership Committees). Some efforts can be accomplished from your own home (e.g., Data, Publicity, and Web Committees) and some get you out working actively with others (e.g., Cemetery and Education Committees). There really is something for everyone with a wide range of experience and skill levels needed! This month you will find a Volunteer Interest Form in your member folder. Please take a couple of minutes to review, complete and return the form. AIGS needs your help to be able to offer ongoing resources/services for our members. A little goes a long way! Please don’t hesitate to contact a …
At the October AIGS Board Meeting (10/14/21), the budget for 2022 was reviewed and adopted by the Board. The proposed budget will be presented for approval by the AIGS membership, at the Annual Meeting on November 16, 2021, 7pm (Fernandina Beach Public Library, 25 N 4th St, Community Meeting Room).
Looking ahead to 2022, it is time to renew (or restart) your AIGS membership. New memberships are welcome!
AIGS YTD financial summary (through 6/30/21) reviewing financial highlights, 2021 income and expenses, and a look-ahead at actuals versus budget for the remainder of the year.