December 15, 2016: Annual Christmas Tea; attended by 20 members and guests, who enjoyed the photo game. Many thanks to Judy Teague and her "elves" for coordinating this annual event! Images courtesy of Judy Teague.
November 17, 2016: Eunice Robinson spoke regarding the organization of records. Being organized helps you to collate, compare and evaluate sources, identify discrepancies and make reasonable conclusions.
October 17, 2016: Sharon Syrette from the Aboriginal Genealogy Network provided an overview to locating vital statistic documents and census records plus other sources, including government and church records
June 16, 2016: members discussed various subjects, including the status of the Special Interest Groups, 2016/17 speaker topics and how to safely clean and accurately photograph gravestones.
May 19, 2016: M. Diane Rogers demonstrated how to research your ancestral timelines.
April 21, 2016: The Reach's Curator of Historical Collections Kris Foulds explained how to care for family heirlooms
March 17, 2016: President Jim McQueen accepted a cheque of $500.00 from Brian Mills of the Abbotsford Legion (Branch 15) recognizing the Society's work cleaning, recording, photographing and preserving memorials.
March 17, 2016: Marlene Dance presented Finding your lost Canadian Home Child – who were the British Home Children?
February 18, 2016: guided tour of Mennonite Heritage Museum and permanent exhibits illustrating the story of the Mennonites spanning 500 years beginning with 16th Century Anabaptists.
January 21, 2016: Annual General Meeting, Election of Officers & Identification of Topics for Future Speakers and Sessions