2021 Annual Meeting - Virtual via Zoom

October 23rd, 2021

    We will be broadcasting Video & Audio live. We had planned on having an onsite event in Mobile, Alabama, but Covid-19 Changed our plans . Connect to our conference on Zoom.com - use your computer or smart phone by clicking this link; 

    For 2021, October 23rd WE WILL HAVE A VIRTUAL WEBINAR via Zoom
    Safety is always an important factor in our events, especially our annual meeting logistics. As everyone knows COVID-19 is one of our primary concerns for meeting together this year.

    So make sure that your membership dues are current, that way when we send you the Broadcast link on Zoom.com you will be able to remain online during the scheduled speakers.

    VIDEO RECORDINGS--Click Titles in Agenda.


        10 AMJVFOA Annual Board Meeting - Open to all JVFOA Members - Followed by JVFOA Annual Member Meeting & Election of Officers and Board members/final wrap-up.
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      Welcome by Gailen Vick - Along with a presentation on Free Software Solutions & Apps. Connect with relatives that are working on the same family lines. Gailen10, Sidney Calvin9, John Shadrack8, Arthur Robert7, Shadrack Rivers6, Arthur5, Shadrach4, Athur3, Richard2, Joseph1. Gailen & O. Richard Wright Esq. met at the Vick Reunion in Vicksburg, Mississippi 1989 gathering that had been organized by Mary Jo McCary. Richard & Gailen had the privilege of formally incorporating JVFOA in the State of North Carolina in 1990. Gailen served as President of JVFOA in 1993 and most recently from 2012 to present. His love for the history and heritage of the Vick family has driven him to promote the JVFOA Genealogical Society around the world.
         11:30 AM

      Key Note Speaker: John D. Beatty   (VIDEO STARTS AT 29:30)  "A Look at the New Vick Book”, a reference librarian in The Genealogy Center. He is a Board-certified genealogist, an author of sixteen books on local and family history, he served as principal editor for volume one of a two-volume History of Fort Wayne and Allen County, Indiana. He has conducted original research on families from colonial New England, Pennsylvania, Maryland & Virginia. He serves as archivist for the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana.

         Saturday, October 23, 2021   

         1 PM
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      Presentation by James Larry Vick - Subject; "Using Our DNA to Build a More Inclusive Family Association and a More Comprehensive Family Tree & History."Larry is the treasurer-registrar of the Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County and the  Society’s past librarian. He is a director of the Joseph Vick Family of America and is the Association’s newsletter editor. Additionally, Larry is the administrator of the VICK and Allied Families DNA Project, and was one of six 23andMe Ancestry Ambassadors. Larry retired from the US Air Force as a full bird colonel and his last assignment was supporting Vice President AL Gore.
         3 PM
      Round Table Discussion - Meet the experts, James Larry Vick, John D Beatty, Robin Yaklin & Pamela Strickland Vick

         5 PM
      Open Discussion for all attendees to ask & receive answers to you family history questions

      JVFOA Annual Meeting via Zoom
      Time: Oct 23, 2021 10:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
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      Meeting ID: 881 8762 0022