Announcements Archive

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News You May Have Missed...

Active Members Sought For Projects and Programs

Haven’t attended a meeting in a while? We’d love to see you again. BCGS meets jointly with the Historical Society, generally at 7 p.m. on the 4th Tuesday of each month at the Bond County Museum (U.S. DeMoulin Mansion, 409 South Fourth Street, Greenville). Bring your ideas; bring your energy to the upcoming and continuing projects, both external and internal, we can work on. And please remember to send in your annual Membership renewals if you haven’t done that yet!! Plus, do we have your current email address? Are you receiving the twice-yearly Newsletter and invitations to society meetings and events?

Posted: June 2020


Follow Bond County Genealogical Society on Facebook!

We have begun sharing a Facebook page with Bond County Historical Society/Museum as we meet jointly and share a passion for local history and the local families that live it!

Posted: April 2016


Saying Goodbye to Popular Historian and Collector, Lester Harnetiaux

Due to the unexpected passing of Historical Society President & Genealogical Society Vice President, Lester Harnetiaux, there was no February 2015 BCGS meeting but we invited members and friends of both Societies to attend his visitation from 3 until 8 p.m. Tuesday February 24, 2015 at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Funeral services were 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at the Greenville First Christian Church. Interment followed in Campground Cemetery.

Posted: February 2015


The B.C.G.S. News is Back!

Issues of the 2014 reboot of the Bond County Genealogical Society Newsletter are now available online! Each future newsletter issue will be sent to society members via email and subsequently archived on this website.

Genealogical Society members may subscribe to the “new” B.C.G.S. News by sending your name and email address with a note about wishing to receive the newsletter.

Posted: July 2014


Sorry About The E-Mail Glitch!

We experienced a technical glitch with our new contact e-mail account. Before June 3, 2014, the e-mails were not coming through in real time. But, good news! All of your backlogged correspondence has now been retrieved and our volunteers have been working to answer your research questions each one in turn. Thank you for your patience.

Posted: June 2014


New Website, New URL, New E-Mail Address

Please take notice and Bookmark (Ctrl+D) our new URL: www.bondcogen.org

We have a new email address and a new e-mail list for society news, invitations, and mailings.

If you would like to be notified of the activities and meetings of Bond County Genealogical Society, please send an email message with your intent to subscribe.

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Posted: March 2012

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Bond County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 172
Greenville, Illinois 62246