October is here already! It has been a year of recovery for AIGS after the 2021 COVID impacts. We have grown our membership numbers from 83 (2021 year end) to our current count of 122. The 2022 monthly meeting presentations have been quite varied, both in topic and format – we’ve had a great combination of in-person and virtual (live) presenters, covering subjects including DNA, local land grant and Fort Clinch history, ancestor research, the history of the US Census, and military records research. There is one more meeting this year – please join us for our November program!
Looking ahead to 2023, it is time to renew (or restart) your Amelia Island Genealogical Society membership. New memberships are welcome! Membership dues remain the same as 2022, $25 for an individual, $35 for a “family” (two family members residing at same address). Membership payment is easy:
You can pay online using PayPal or a credit card. Please log into the AIGS website and renew your membership under your account information:
Not currently a member? Click on “Join us today!”
Mail In Payment
Renew/join by check (payable to AIGS) and mail it to:
Amelia Island Genealogical Society, PO Box 6005, Fernandina Beach, FL 32035
(please print & complete the Membership Application – mail with check)
Bring Payment to Meeting
Renew/join by check (payable to AIGS) and bring it and a completed Membership Application to the October or November monthly meeting.
Would You Consider?
If possible, please consider an additional donation (above your annual dues) to support the society’s activities. AIGS is a qualifying public charity – donations are deductible when you itemize on their federal income tax return. If you are paying your membership dues online, there is an opportunity to add a gift donation during the renewal payment process. If you are paying by check, you can add the amount to your membership dues and note your gift donation in the check memo line.
Another (easy) way to support AIGS is through the AmazonSmile program (website operated by Amazon). When customers shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com) the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to charitable organizations selected by customers, customers pay the same price as they would on the regular Amazon site. The holidays are fast approaching – remember AIGS when you shop! Clicking on “Get started” below will open a new window where you can sign up for AmazonSmile.
Many thanks for your (past and future) support of AIGS. Your membership dues are vital in support of the benefits provided to you – our members! Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Membership Committee Chair