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Labor Day is almost here and it's back to school for the kids! Indian
summer is wonderful and you can really feel Fall is in the air! Football
and tailgate parties are underway and it's time to think about fun and
fascinating indoor activities to keep us busy. Like... how about
adopting an Iowa county!
We now have a group of seven wonderful counties that need you--no, not
the other guy, YOU. You don't have to live in or close to Iowa. You
don't have to be a computer whiz, and you don't have to know all there
is to know about genealogy. If you're reading this, you have the
necessary equipment and an interest in family history. That's the
biggest share of what you need, right there!
Our available counties are Audubon, Buena Vista, Greene, Guthrie, Lucas
Monroe and Warren. Why not visit them and think about all of the
possible things you could do to improve the county and how you could
help others, then pick your favorite! Send an email request for
information and an application form to welcome_to_iagenweb(a)iagenweb.org
. We know you'll be glad you did!
Conni Mac & Peggy
IAGenWeb Welcome Hostess Co-Chairs
Welcome to the IATAMA mailing list!!
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