June 2019 Stateline Genealogy Club – Two Programs and Vicki Ruthe Hahn will be Back!

June 2019 Stateline Genealogy Club – Two Programs and

Vicki Ruthe Hahn will be Back!

 

15 May 2019

I retired from the Beloit Public Library in March, and I am forming a personal Genealogy business. More information later.

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The Staff gave me a fabulous farewell celebration with:

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Lots of the best cake I ever ate (and I am a pie person) – cake (made with TLC by Debbie Haun) and meal catered by The Blender at the Beloit Public Library.

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Lots of praise for 26 years worth of a job well done.  (Even a video from my former supervisor!)

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Lots of memories.

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And lots of camaraderie and kind words from about 60 City employees, Library staff and trustees, former employees, volunteers, friends, and well-wishing library patrons who were able to attend.  Several emails from those who couldn’t make it.

It was a lot of fun.  I will miss them all, and I’m not even sharing all the photos of me hugging, cause I am crying in most of them.

But it was time to retire, for many reasons.

Thanks for letting me do my ideal career.  I grew up wanting to work at a job where I could be a detective, read, write, think, teach, and help people.  It was called “Librarian”, especially “Reference Librarian”, and as I discovered (continuing) “Local Historian” and “Genealogist”.

I have not been attending the Stateline Genealogy Club, or been at the Library.  I live in a different community, but adopted Beloit WI 26 years ago.  (See if you can see the subtle joke I did with this statement.)

 

Gosh, it sure takes a lot of paperwork to retire.

My extended family think it is great to expand the amount of time that I used to help them while working.  Lots of need lately, so I am looking forward to having genealogy fun with like-minded people.

 

And I will see you at these two events soon.

June 14 “Crossing the Border, French Canadian Ancestors”, by speaker George Findlen. The steps, resources & aids that one needs to successfully identify the parents of an immigrant who settled in the U.S. from Quebec.

June 28, 2019 – Bonus 2nd Friday Tour & Research at WHS Wisconsin Historical Society.  Van Galder Coach Bus So Beloit IL FastMart/McDonalds 8 a.m. boarding to Madison WI/UW Campus Langdon/Park.  Return early evening.

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