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JVFOA Annual Meetings

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Every year Vicks from all over the world and members of the Joseph Vick Family of America organization get together to educate one another on DNA & Family Research and enjoy each others company. The extended family meets each year at a location identified with the Vick family; Vicksburg, Mississippi & Isle of Wright, Virginia, but we have had annual meetings in the past at the following locations; Paducah, Kentucky, Salado, Texas & Fort Wayne, Indiana. We will be meeting in Suffolk, Virginia for 2017. At these annual meetings JVFOA members and the community are educated in classes on family genealogy, family research and DNA testing. Members receive the JVFOA quarterly newsletters as their main source of sharing information.

The next Annual Meeting will be held in Suffolk, Virginia, June 23-25, 2017 @ the Hampton Inn

June 23th - 

Friday afternoon    free time in County Courthouse

1-3 PM Workshop (How to Understand & Use DNA Research, presenter Mr. James Larry Vick) - Hampton Inn 1017 Centerbrooke Ln, Suffolk, VA 23434

3-5 PM Workshop (Set up your own Relative Finder, presenter Mr. Gailen Vick) - Hampton Inn 1017 Centerbrooke Ln, Suffolk, VA 23434

5-7 PM Annual dinner -Hampton Inn - Speakers; Have you ever wondered what life was like for our Vick ancestors, living in Colonial Virginia? Life was challenging and each day posed many obstacles that we contemporary Americans may take for granted. From those first days when Joseph Vick of Lower Parish, Isle of Wight County arrived to seek his fortune and fame in the New World, until the colonization of Virginia finally gained a stronghold, there are many stories to share and opportunities to learn how our ancestors lived and prospered. Please join cousins K.T. Vick, II and Frank Vick in a keynote presentation on the Colonization of the Vick family of Virginia and a social retrospective of colonial life for our ancestors. K.T. and Frank will share historical observations of what it was like to live during the 17th and 18th centuries in colonial Virginia. The duo will also describe the local histories and folklore of the birthplace of many Virginia Vicks. The cousins will facilitate a discussion to provide you with opportunities to share your research of your ancestors. KT Vick & Frank Vick subject: Colonization of Vicks in Virginia (historical perspective of Joseph's Virginia and our family's presence in the Commonwealth, as seen through the lens of social history)

June 24th

7- 9 AM Breakfast

9 AM Annual Board Meeting

10 AM Annual Meeting & Board Elections

11 AM Board Meeting to Elect Officers

1 PM DNA Research, Data Base Project & Presentations

5 PM Dinner/Silent Auction @ 

6 PM Speaker:

Looking forward to seeing everyone!!

June 25th

Sunday Sunrise Flag Ceremony to recognize our veterans

Please contact Lori Vick Millsap for more information on the JVFOA Annual Meetings & Reunions;

Mrs. Lori Vick Millsap, Events Coordinator

3241 Mathieson Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
Tel. 251.533.8639

Lori can be contacted at the following email, lorivickm@gmail.com