The members of the AlaBenton Genealogical Society who attended the 2009 Christmas party included, first row, Carolyn Hoots, Becky Carden, Lou Walker and Dee Bass; second row, Sallie Johnston, Lauren Ward and Robert Prince; third row, Deanna Slappey, Sonny Matthews, Kitty Bussey, Diann Hale, Louise Matthews, Peggy Smith, Randy Bussey, Shirley Wilson, Tom Mullins, Ann Norton, Carrie Stubbs, Judith Reaves, Dot Bishop and Mary Francis McGhee. Photo: Special to The Star
At its annual meeting in the Ayers Room of the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County, the AlaBenton Genealogical Society presented gifts to librarian Tom Mullins for the Alabama Room.
The gifts were from AlaBenton, the Patrick Cleburne Chapter of United Daughters of the Confederacy, the Chinnabee-Ft. Strother Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Cheaha Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, the AlaBenton Genealogical Society and individual members of the groups.
Ten new books and $3,335 were donated primarily for acquisitions for the Alabama Room.