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MAR-APR 2014

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silivingmag.com • 47 First Families of Floyd, Clark, and Harrison Coun- ties is a new project of the Southern Indiana Genea- logical Society dedicated to discovering, honoring, and preserving the memory of our tri-county pioneers. It is a forerunner project to the 2016 Indiana Bicentennial. Membership in First Families is open to anyone proving direct descent from a settler living in the tri-county area prior to Dec. 31, 1840. The First Families proj- ect hopes to document the lives and con- tributions of some of the counties' early Native Americans and pioneer African Americans, immigrants, women, and children. Approved applicants will receive First Families certifcates and be honored guests at the First Families Celebration in October which will include re-enactors, pioneer artisans, frontier period enter- tainment, historians, and genealogists. A workshop about how to research early families in the three counties will be held May 1 at 7 p.m. at the New Alba- ny-Floyd County Library. Melissa Wiseh- eart, library associate at the New Albany- Floyd County Public Library, and Allison Fredrickson, genealogy and local history librarian at the Jefersonville Township Public Library (Clark County) will chair the class. Individuals are encouraged to contact sigsvolunteer@gmail.com for more infor- mation and to obtain application forms for the First Families project. The Southern Indiana Genealogical Society meetings are the frst Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. in the Stras- sweg Auditorium of the New Albany- Floyd County Library, 180 W. Spring St., New Albany, and always feature a guest speaker or program of historical or ge- nealogical signifcance. S A L O N S P A ngell Get involved and donate your hair to our "Wigs for Kids" project. Your hair must be: 12 inches long and not treated with chemicals. 102 Hometown Plaza Sellersburg, IN 47172 Now Available Restoration & Replacement Hair Solutions Proud Sponsor: Did you know? It takes 20-30 ponytails to make one hair replacement for a child in need. Hair Nails Facials Waxing Massages Pedicures Make-Up Airbrush Make-Up Gift Certificates 812. 246.14�0 Call Today for a New Spring Look Formerly from Corydon, IN 3314 Grant Line Rd New Albany, IN 8 1 2 - 9 4 6 - 9 4 4 4 Email: oldcapitalprinting @ gmail.com Liz Mayne: 502-895-7495 Carla Wellman We have what you want, quality, price & turnaround time! Business Cards • Letterheads Envelopes • Post Cards Carbonless Business Forms Brochures • Newsletters Scratch Pads • Raffle Tickets All Occasion Invites Note Cards with Envelopes Personalized Book Marks Menu's and To Go Menu's Digital & Offset Printing WE DELIVER ask for details when ordering. First Families projects will document early settlers to the area ClipArt courtesy FCIT MarchApril 2014.indd 47 2/24/14 11:10 AM

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