Register for the 2022 CONFERENCE in Fayetteville, Georgia

It's gonna be great

September 23-25, 2022 at 150 Riveroak Drive, Fayetteville, Georgia  30215.

You may also join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82934233697
Meeting ID: 829 3423 3697

September 23-25th, 2022

23 September - Friday AM    (Trip to local southern town - free time at the local Court House & Library)

  1. 1-2 PM Workshop (Set up your own Relative Finder, presenter Mr. Gailen Vick)
  2. 2-4 PM Workshop (Why Y-DNA Testing Is So Important in Tracing Our Vick Line presenter Mr. James Larry Vick)
  3. Dinner break (purchase in advance or bring your own food)
  4. 4:30 pm Speaker; John Beatty

24 September - Saturday -

  1. 8- 10 AM Breakfast - Annual Board Meeting & Board Elections
  2. 10 AM Welcome by Shad & Gailen Vick
  3. 11:30 Speaker John Beatty
  4. 1 PM BOX lunch (purchase in advance or bring your own food)
  5. 2 pm Speaker Larry Vick - The Vick Genealogy Roadmap for the Vick Surname Y-DNA Project
  6. 4 PM Speaker MIchael Mayfield Vick - Printing of the New Two Volume book set, Cost & Benefactor plan

    Agenda; We are in the final stages of planning our Annual Conference for 2022.

      Friday, September 23rd, 2022   
    Lunch on your own
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    Welcome by Shad & 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.

     2-4 PM
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    Presentation by James Larry Vick - Subject; "Why Y-DNA Testing is So Important in Tracing our Vick Line"
    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.
     4 pm
    Dinner break (purchase in advance or bring your own food)
       4:30 PM

    John D. Beatty "What drove me to writing a new book to replace the original 2003 Volume 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, September 24th, 2022   

      8-10 AM
    JVFOA Annual Board Meeting - Open to all JVFOA Members - Followed by JVFOA Annual Member Meeting & Election of Officers and Board members/final wrap-up.
    Breakfast (purchase in advance or bring your own food)
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    Welcome by Shad & Gailen Vick - 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. 
       11:30 AM

    Key Note Speaker: John D. Beatty "A Look at the New Vick Book”, The Vick Genealogy: The Study of a Southern American Family in White and Black by John Beatty, CG®, will be published in a two-volume set.  It totals over 1,000 pages and includes photographs.  The limited first edition will be hardcover with dust jackets in a slipcovered box. We plan to print the first edition this winter in time for Christmas.  

       Saturday, September 24th, 2022   
    1 PMPicnic Box (purchase in advance or bring your own food)
       2 PM
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    Presentation by James Larry Vick - Subject; "The Vick Genealogy Roadmap for the Vick Surname Y-DNA Project. "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.
     
    4 PM

    Presentation by Michael Mayfield Vick - Introducing the Benefactor plan, an annual fund raising campaign with moves away from an annual membership plan. Our 1st fund raiser provides donors to receive the New Two Volume book. We plan to print the first edition this winter in time for Christmas.  You may acquire copies of this book by donating toward publishing costs.  The number of books you receive depends on the level of your contribution.  See the attachment to this email for details and contribution levels.  Donations must be received by September 26, 2022, to meet our publishing deadline.  We do not have plans to publish another hard copy version of this book beyond this First Edition set.  If you want to ensure that you get a copy, you need to make your donation during the solicitation time frame.  We have already received significant contributions toward our goal of $40,000.

    If you would like to acquire copies of this book and donate, you may make your level of donation at the Joseph Vick Family of America website. https://bit.ly/3O4Rdd0

       5 PM
    Round Table Discussion - Meet the experts, James Larry Vick, John D Beatty & Robin Yaklin.  Open Discussion for all attendees to ask & receive answers to you family history questions




    JVFOA Annual Meeting via Zoom
    Time: September 23, 2022 10900 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
    Join Zoom Meeting
    https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82934233697
    Meeting ID: 829 3423 3697

25 September - Sunday

  1. Sunday Services (attend you local Church)
  2. 11 AM Family Networking

Event Coordinator:  Lori Vick Millsap and Shadwrick & Jen Vick since this is his home town