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Ottawa County, Oklahoma
PO BOX 1383, Miami, OK 74355
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Regularly scheduled monthly meetings are held the third Monday evening of each month at the Community Room of the First National Bank, 1749 North Main Street, Miami, Oklahoma. Membership is not required to attend meetings, but do you want to join the organization?

2015 Meeting Information

January 19, 2015 - Martin Luther King Birthday
Hostesses - 2015 Society Officers
Program: Brainstorming Session - Long Range Planning presented by Shirley Carter
Place: Community Room of the First National Bank, 1749 North Main Street, Miami, Oklahoma
Time: 6:00 PM for refreshments and networking, 6:30 PM to start the meeting

February 16, 2015 - President's Day (Canceled due to weather)
Hostess - Cari Allen
Place: Community Room of the First National Bank, 1749 North Main Street, Miami, Oklahoma
Time: 6:00 PM for refreshments and networking, 6:30 PM to start the meeting

March 16, 2015
Program - Clocks presented by Charles Goad
Place: Community Room of the First National Bank, 1749 North Main Street, Miami, Oklahoma
Time: 6:00 PM for refreshments and networking, 6:30 PM to start the meeting

April 20, 2015
Hostess - Carolyn Leach
Program - Birth of Ottawa County presented by Sherry Rollins
Place: Community Room of the First National Bank, 1749 North Main Street, Miami, Oklahoma
Time: 6:00 PM for refreshments and networking, 6:30 PM to start the meeting

May 18, 2015
Hostess - Shirley Carter
Program - Woebegone and Beyond: a native American perspective, presented by Grace Goodeagle
Place: Community Room of the First National Bank, 1749 North Main Street, Miami, Oklahoma
Time: 6:00 PM for refreshments and networking, 6:30 PM to start the meeting

June 15, 2015
Hostess - Luretta Williams
Program - Sherry Rollins presented a program having to do with tombstones and cemeteries
Place: Community Room of the First National Bank, 1749 North Main Street, Miami, Oklahoma
Time: 6:00 PM for refreshments and networking, 6:30 PM to start the meeting

July 20, 2015
Hostess - Cari Allen
Program - Fire, Flood and Tornado: Disaster Recovery Isn't Always a Lost Cause for Genealogy presented by Carrie Cook
***Ideas on minimizing disaster damage through planning and organization as well as a few basic pointers on recovering from damage will be presented. Attend for handout, visit our meeting archives, or presenter's website for more resources.***
Place: Community Room of the First National Bank, 1749 North Main Street, Miami, Oklahoma
Time: 6:00 PM for refreshments and networking, 6:30 PM to start the meeting

August 17, 2015 Note speaker unable to present this date - attempted to reschedule for November
Hostess - Fredrea and Carrie Cook
Program - Using Funeral Home Records in Research presented by Jeff Brown of Brown-Winters Funeral Homes, of Afton, Fairland and Miami


Place: Community Room of the First National Bank, 1749 North Main Street, Miami, Oklahoma
Time: 6:00 PM for refreshments and networking, 6:30 PM to start the meeting

September 21, 2015 - Annual Picnic - 6:00 PM at Green Country (Acres) near Buffalo Ranch
No-host

October 19, 2015
Hostess - Charles and Olive Goad
Program - Gladys Keeton: family history writer, centering on our area reaching as far back as Indian Territory.
Place: Community Room of the First National Bank, 1749 North Main Street, Miami, Oklahoma
Time: 6:00 PM for refreshments and networking, 6:30 PM to start the meeting

November 16, 2015
Hostess - Elizabeth and Bill Goad
Program - Shirley Ratliff presented a brief overview of Ottawa County Funeral Homes and Cemeteries
Place: Community Room of the First National Bank, 1749 North Main Street, Miami, Oklahoma
Time: Room reserved for 6:00 PM, 6:30 PM to start the meeting

December 21, 2015 - Annual Christmas celebration - Charlie's Chicken, Miami, OK 6:00 PM. Officer Installation, no host dinner, and "dirty Santa"

Dirty Santa rules: to participate, bring one wrapped/sacked gift, spending no more than $10.00 - participation is optional.

Page Last Updated: January 02, 2017

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