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Stuck inside and looking for ways to chase away the
winter blahs? Join a great group and
help your fellow researchers!!
IAGenweb is looking for some talented folks who are
willing to coordinate a county website. County Coordinators serve as webmaster for their county site,
maintaining the webpages, and responding to questions and assisting visitors.
Prior experience with html is not required. If you are good with computer software, you
can probably learn html. We can provide
links to some free online html courses, if you'd like to give it a try.
Please consider volunteering, especially if you have
family ties to any of the counties listed below! These counties very much need the loving care
of a new coordinator:
OSCEOLA, SCOTT, LEE, GREENE, LYON, CHICKASAW, GUTHRIE,
DICKINSON, POTTAWATTAMIE, BLACK HAWK, ADAMS, JONES, DES MOINES, HARRISON,
O'BRIEN, MONTGOMERY & LINN
For further info or to volunteer, please contact the
IAGenweb Welcome Hostesses: welcome_to_iagenweb(a)iagenweb.org
Cheryl & Constance
Welcome! This is the former Rootsweb list, IAHOWARD. We'll be discussing the history and genealogy of Howard County, Iowa including the surrounding region of northeastern Iowa and southeastern Minnesota.
Welcome to the IAHOWARD mailing list!!
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