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Membership Benefits

The Village Genealogical Society is an educational organization and registered as a charitable group with the IRS. Annual dues of $20 includes all family members. As part of membership benefits:
  • Members have access to the “Members Only” section of the VGS website which includes information on Board member contact information, program & speaker lists (current year and historical) , education/trip/workshop announcements and materials, club documents (Bylaws and archived minutes of general meetings), and a very robust set of free resource materials which can be searched, downloaded or printed. This resource section includes forms, reference charts, articles, program handouts, “how to” documents, and links to “Member Favorites” – lists of useful websites, e-books, podcasts, blogs, and webinars or videos.
  • Members receive the Monthly Newsletter and access to all archived materials, including an index of past articles.
  • Members can create or respond to research “queries” that promote interaction and sharing of information among members via the Newsletter.
  • Members can participate in monthly "Members Helping Members" work groups.
  • Members are added to GEN SOC email lists for announcements, reminders, program handouts or special information.
  • Members can participate in the VGS Surname Research Project.
  • Membership Application Form

    Click here for Application Form. Complete the form and mail it along with your check to the address on the form.