The Program Committee needs your help. We've sent
out a dist-gen message and advertised in the Breeze, but so far only four people
have offered to "Bring and Brag" about their family treasures for the meeting on
Due to the success of the meeting when people
shared their family history projects, the committee decided to have
another sharing session - this time with your stories about family
heirlooms. Has Aunt Sally given you a special treasure because you are the
family historian? Have you inherited something unique? What priceless article do
you have in your possession that makes the rest of the family jealous? We'd like
YOU to tell us about it.
These items will not be put on display or passed
around - unless you wish to do so. The idea is for you to show
your article to the group and tell the story that goes with it. If you do
not wish to get up on the podium, we will bring a microphone to you in the
audience. If you are too shy to tell your own story, send a short
description for me to read.
Please consider submitting a photograph to be
projected, especially if your item is too big or too fragile to bring
to the meeting. All you need to do is send a digital image to me and I
will include it in the PowerPoint presentation for the
Christine is threatening to tell us stories
about her dog, or to get someone to sing Christmas carols, or something
equally boring. So if you have something you would like to brag about,
let me know as soon as possible.