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=== Calendar of Events  ===
 
=== Calendar of Events  ===
  
==== Upcoming Events ====
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==== Upcoming Events ====
  
==== FAMILY HISTORY CLASSES for 2012 ====
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==== FAMILY HISTORY CLASSES for 2012 ====
  
 
*'''Class size is limited so call Brother Bowen @ 970-209-9768 for reservations.'''  
 
*'''Class size is limited so call Brother Bowen @ 970-209-9768 for reservations.'''  
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*Classes and times may change so please check the FHC Wiki often for updates.
 
*Classes and times may change so please check the FHC Wiki often for updates.
  
'''February Class Schedule'''
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====February Class Schedule====
  
 
*'''Class 1 - Feb 8 and 9 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm'''
 
*'''Class 1 - Feb 8 and 9 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm'''
 +
 
::*AncestralQuest “An upgrade for PAF  
 
::*AncestralQuest “An upgrade for PAF  
 
::*Instructors: Carol'' Otto and Barbara Moore''
 
::*Instructors: Carol'' Otto and Barbara Moore''
  
 
*'''Class 2 - Feb 14 - 16 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm'''
 
*'''Class 2 - Feb 14 - 16 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm'''
::*Internet for Genealogists
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::*Instructor: David Bowen
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::*Internet for Genealogists  
::*Work Shop "A" for the above classes Feb. 18 @10:00pm to noon
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::*Instructor: David Bowen  
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*'''Work Shop "A" for the above classes Feb. 18 @10:00pm to noon'''
  
 
*'''Class 3 - Mar 6 and 8 @ 100 pm to 3:00 pm'''
 
*'''Class 3 - Mar 6 and 8 @ 100 pm to 3:00 pm'''
::*Organizing your research
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::*Organizing your research  
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::*Instructors: Kaye Shackelford and Joni Bowen
 +
 
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*'''Class 4 - Mar 20 and 22 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm'''
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 +
::*Researching your ancestors
 
::*Instructors: Kaye Shackelford and Joni Bowen  
 
::*Instructors: Kaye Shackelford and Joni Bowen  
 +
::*Work Shop "B" for the above classes Mar 24 @10:00pm to noon
  
*'''Class 4 - Mar 20 and 22 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm'''
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====April Class Schedule====
::*Researching your ancestors
 
::*Instructors: Kaye Shackelford and Joni Bowen
 
::*Work Shop "B" for the above classes Mar 24 @10:00pm to noon 
 
  
'''April Class Schedule'''  
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'''Class 5 - Apr 3 and 5 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm'''  
  
'''Class 5 - Apr 3 and 5 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm'''
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::*Early American Handwriting  
::*Early American Handwriting
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::*Instructor: Joni Bowen
::*Instructor: Joni Bowen  
 
  
'''Class 6 - Apr 10 and 12 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm'''
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'''Class 6 - Apr 10 and 12 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm'''  
::*How to use FamilySearch
 
::*Instructors: Carol Otto and Barbara Moore
 
::*Work Shop "C" for the class "How to use FamilySearch" Apr. 14 @ 10:00pm to noon
 
  
'''May Class Schedule'''
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::*How to use FamilySearch
 +
::*Instructors: Carol Otto and Barbara Moore
 +
::*Work Shop "C" for the class "How to use FamilySearch" Apr. 14 @ 10:00pm to noon
  
'''Class 7 - May 1 and 3 @1:00 pm to 3:00 pm'''
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====May Class Schedule====
::*How to organize your existing documents and pictures
 
::*Instructor: - TBD
 
  
'''Class 8 - May 8 and 10 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm'''
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'''Class 7 - May 1 and 3 @1:00 pm to 3:00 pm'''  
::*Indexing– A way to give back
 
::*Instructors: Karen Deeds and Carol Otto
 
  
'''Work Shop D''': for the above 2 classes May 12 @ 10:00pm to noon
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::*How to organize your existing documents and pictures
 +
::*Instructor: - TBD
  
'''June Class Schedule'''  
+
'''Class 8 - May 8 and 10 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm'''  
  
'''Class 9 - Jun 5 and 7 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm'''
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::*Indexing– A way to give back
::*Backing up your data options
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::*Instructors: Karen Deeds and Carol Otto
::*Instructor: David Bowen
 
  
'''Class 10 - Jun 12 and 14 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm'''
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'''Work Shop D''': for the above 2 classes May 12 @ 10:00pm to noon'''  
::*Focus on Native American Records
 
::*Instructor: TBD
 
  
'''Work Shop E for the above 2 classes Jun. 16 @10:00pm to noon'''
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====June Class Schedule====
  
'''September Class Schedule'''
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'''Class 9 - Jun 5 and 7 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm'''  
  
'''Class 11 - Sep 4 and 6 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm'''
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::*Backing up your data options
::*Helping PARENTs to jump start their own Family History
+
::*Instructor: David Bowen
::*Instructor: Carol Otto
 
  
 +
'''Class 10 - Jun 12 and 14 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm'''
  
'''Class 12'''. Exploring sources for older record resources and documents TBD  
+
::*Focus on Native American Records
 +
::*Instructor: TBD
  
'''Sept. 11 &amp; 13 @ 1:00pm to&nbsp;3:00pm'''<u></u>
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'''Work Shop E for the above 2 classes Jun. 16 @10:00pm to noon'''  
  
'''Work Shop F''': for the above 2 classes Sept. 15 @10:00pm to noon
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====September Class Schedule====
  
'''<br>'''''<b>October</b>''&lt;/u<u></u>
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'''Class 11 - Sep 4 and 6 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm'''  
  
'''Class 13'''. How to print special charts and Scrapbooks&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp; TBD
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::*Helping PARENTs to jump start their own Family History
 +
::*Instructor: Carol Otto
  
'''Oct. 9 &amp; 11 @ 1:00pm to&nbsp;3:00pm'''<u></u>
+
'''Class 12 - Sep 11 and 13 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm'''
 +
::*Exploring sources for older record resources and documents
 +
::*Instructor: TBD
  
'''Class 14'''. Protecting your data &amp; computers from viruses &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;'''&nbsp; ''David Bowen'''''&nbsp;
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'''Work Shop F''': for the above 2 classes Sept. 15 @10:00pm to noon '''
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; and other computer infections
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==== October Class Schedule====
  
'''Oct. 16 &amp; 18 @1:00pm to&nbsp;3:00pm '''
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'''Class 13 - Oct 9 and 11 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
 +
::*How to print special charts and Scrapbooks
 +
::*Instructor: TBD
  
'''Work Shop G''': for the above classes Oct. 20 @10:00pm to noon
+
'''Class 14 - Oct 16 - 18 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm'''
 +
::*Protecting your data &amp; computers from viruses and other computer infections
 +
::*Instructor: David Bowen
  
'''Note: No classes are scheduled in July, August, November nor December<br>'''Revised 5 February, 2012<u>'''<br>Family History Consultants Training Meetings 2012'''</u>
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'''Work Shop G''': for the above classes Oct. 20 @10:00pm to noon'''  
  
<u>'''February'''</u>'''12th:''' Work shop so bring your questions and laptops
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====Note: No classes are scheduled in July, August, November nor December====
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----
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====Family History Consultants Training Meetings 2012====
  
'''<u>March 11th:</u>''' Whats new and upcoming in FamilySearch and Family Tree
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*February 12th: Work shop so bring your questions and laptops
  
'''<u>April 8th:</u>''' Work Shop: so bring your questions and laptops
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*March 11th: Whats new and upcoming in FamilySearch and Family Tree
  
'''<u>May 13th:</u>'''
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*April 8th: Work Shop: so bring your questions and laptops
  
<u>'''July:'''</u>'''No training scheduled'''&lt;u
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*May 13th:  
  
<u>'''August:'''</u>'''No trainging scheduled'''&lt;u
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*July: No training scheduled
  
<u>'''September:'''</u>'''9th&nbsp; Welcome back'''&lt;u
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*August: No trainging scheduled
  
<u>'''October:'''</u>'''14th'''&lt;u
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*September 9th: Welcome back
  
<u>'''November:'''</u>'''11th'''&lt;u
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*October 14th:  
  
<u>'''December:'''</u>'''No training scheduled'''&lt;u
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*November 11th:  
  
'''Center Resources:'''
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*December: No training scheduled
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===Center Resources===
  
'''Collections:''' '''Databases and Software''' '''&nbsp;PREMIUM WEBSITES includes the following:'''
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====Collections===
  
'''19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archives&nbsp;'''
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====Databases and Software====
  
'''Access Newspaper Archives&nbsp;'''
+
PREMIUM WEBSITES includes the following:
  
'''Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War:Research Database, Letters and Diaries, Images, Photographs, Posters and Ephemera'''
+
*19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archives
  
'''AncestralQuest&nbsp;'''
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*Access Newspaper Archives
  
'''Ancestry. Com&nbsp;'''
+
*Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War:Research Database, Letters and Diaries, Images, Photographs, Posters and Ephemera
  
'''FamilyInsight'''
+
*AncestralQuest
  
'''Find My Past'''
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*Ancestry. Com
  
'''Fold3.com &nbsp; (previously known as Footnote.com)&nbsp;'''
+
*FamilyInsight
  
'''The Genealogist'''
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*Find My Past
  
'''Genline Familyfinder&nbsp;'''
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*Fold3.com &nbsp; (previously known as Footnote.com)
  
'''Godfrey Memorial Library&nbsp;'''
+
*The Genealogist
  
'''Heritage Quest Online&nbsp;'''
+
*Genline Familyfinder
  
'''Historic Map Works Library Edition'''
+
*Godfrey Memorial Library
  
'''Paper Trail'''
+
*Heritage Quest Online
  
'''World Vital Records<br>'''<u>'''<br>Hardware and Equipment'''</u>
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*Historic Map Works Library Edition
  
<u><u>'''&nbsp;:*''We have 5 computers with a printer as well as 2 microfilm readers, 1 microfiche reader'', and a scanner which patrons may use to digitize documents and pictures while honoring all copywrite laws set forth by the United States government.&nbsp;'''</u></u>
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*Paper Trail
  
<u><u>'''Serviceses&nbsp;'''</u></u>
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*World Vital Records
  
<u><u>'''Staff Research Specialties'''</u></u>
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==== Hardware and Equipment ====
 +
*5 computers with a printer
 +
*2 microfilm readers
 +
*1 microfiche reader
 +
*Scanner which patrons may use to digitize documents and pictures while honoring all copywrite laws set forth by the United States government.
  
<u><u>'''<br> === ''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)'' ---- === Links === ''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)'' ---- === Volunteer at the Center === <u></u> <u></u> <u></u> <u></u> <u></u> <u></u> <u></u> <u></u> <u></u> <u></u> <u></u> <u>''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''</u>'''</u></u>
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====Center Services ====
  
<u><u></u></u>
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====Staff Research Specialties====
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=== Resources in the Local Area  ===
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(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)''
 +
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=== Links === ''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)''
 +
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=== Volunteer at the Center ===
 +
(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)

Revision as of 23:02, 9 February 2012

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

Montrose Family History Center serves Montrose and the surrounding area.

 Location & Map:

  • Address: 1521 Hillcrest Drive, Montrose, CO
  • Located at the east side  (back) of building
  • Location on Map

Phone: 970 249 4739
Open Hours:
Tue: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm NOTE: By appointment only. Call 970-209-9768 reservations
Wed: 10:00 am - 1.00 pm and 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Thur: 10.00 am - 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3rd Friday each month the FHC will be open for Spanish speaking patrons from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

The FHC will be closed as follows:

  • During the Month of August and opening again on September 5th.
  • October 31st and November 21st and 22nd
  • December 21st through the1st week of January, 2013,opening again on January 9th and 10th, 2013

Calendar of Events

Upcoming Events

FAMILY HISTORY CLASSES for 2012

  • Class size is limited so call Brother Bowen @ 970-209-9768 for reservations.
  • All classes and workshops will be held at the Family History Center located in the back of the LDS church building on the South East corner of Hillcrest and Stratford, Montrose, CO
  • Classes and times may change so please check the FHC Wiki often for updates.

February Class Schedule

  • Class 1 - Feb 8 and 9 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
  • AncestralQuest “An upgrade for PAF
  • Instructors: Carol Otto and Barbara Moore
  • Class 2 - Feb 14 - 16 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
  • Internet for Genealogists
  • Instructor: David Bowen
  • Work Shop "A" for the above classes Feb. 18 @10:00pm to noon
  • Class 3 - Mar 6 and 8 @ 100 pm to 3:00 pm
  • Organizing your research
  • Instructors: Kaye Shackelford and Joni Bowen
  • Class 4 - Mar 20 and 22 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
  • Researching your ancestors
  • Instructors: Kaye Shackelford and Joni Bowen
  • Work Shop "B" for the above classes Mar 24 @10:00pm to noon

April Class Schedule

Class 5 - Apr 3 and 5 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

  • Early American Handwriting
  • Instructor: Joni Bowen

Class 6 - Apr 10 and 12 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

  • How to use FamilySearch
  • Instructors: Carol Otto and Barbara Moore
  • Work Shop "C" for the class "How to use FamilySearch" Apr. 14 @ 10:00pm to noon

May Class Schedule

Class 7 - May 1 and 3 @1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

  • How to organize your existing documents and pictures
  • Instructor: - TBD

Class 8 - May 8 and 10 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

  • Indexing– A way to give back
  • Instructors: Karen Deeds and Carol Otto

Work Shop D: for the above 2 classes May 12 @ 10:00pm to noon

June Class Schedule

Class 9 - Jun 5 and 7 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

  • Backing up your data options
  • Instructor: David Bowen

Class 10 - Jun 12 and 14 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

  • Focus on Native American Records
  • Instructor: TBD

Work Shop E for the above 2 classes Jun. 16 @10:00pm to noon

September Class Schedule

Class 11 - Sep 4 and 6 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

  • Helping PARENTs to jump start their own Family History
  • Instructor: Carol Otto

Class 12 - Sep 11 and 13 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

  • Exploring sources for older record resources and documents
  • Instructor: TBD

Work Shop F: for the above 2 classes Sept. 15 @10:00pm to noon

October Class Schedule

Class 13 - Oct 9 and 11 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

  • How to print special charts and Scrapbooks
  • Instructor: TBD

Class 14 - Oct 16 - 18 @ 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

  • Protecting your data & computers from viruses and other computer infections
  • Instructor: David Bowen

Work Shop G: for the above classes Oct. 20 @10:00pm to noon

Note: No classes are scheduled in July, August, November nor December


Family History Consultants Training Meetings 2012

  • February 12th: Work shop so bring your questions and laptops
  • March 11th: Whats new and upcoming in FamilySearch and Family Tree
  • April 8th: Work Shop: so bring your questions and laptops
  • May 13th:
  • July: No training scheduled
  • August: No trainging scheduled
  • September 9th: Welcome back
  • October 14th:
  • November 11th:
  • December: No training scheduled

Center Resources

=Collections

Databases and Software

PREMIUM WEBSITES includes the following:

  • 19th Century British Library Newspaper Digital Archives
  • Access Newspaper Archives
  • Alexander Street Press - The American Civil War:Research Database, Letters and Diaries, Images, Photographs, Posters and Ephemera
  • AncestralQuest
  • Ancestry. Com
  • FamilyInsight
  • Find My Past
  • Fold3.com   (previously known as Footnote.com)
  • The Genealogist
  • Genline Familyfinder
  • Godfrey Memorial Library
  • Heritage Quest Online
  • Historic Map Works Library Edition
  • Paper Trail
  • World Vital Records

Hardware and Equipment

  • 5 computers with a printer
  • 2 microfilm readers
  • 1 microfiche reader
  • Scanner which patrons may use to digitize documents and pictures while honoring all copywrite laws set forth by the United States government.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties


Resources in the Local Area  

(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)


=== Links === (Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)


Volunteer at the Center

(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)