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Texas Branch

James J. Middaugh
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Save the date!

We will be holding our annual meeting and activities on Feb. 4, 2012 at the Clayton Genealogy Library in Houston, TX. So mark your calendar to attend this exciting event. The activities for the day are scheduled as follows:

Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012
• 10:00 am - 1:00 pm at the Clayton Genealogy Library: Texas-branch meeting.
• 10:00 - 10:30: Welcome.
• 10:30 - 11:00: Member meeting.
• 11:00 - 12:30: Presentation and Lunch.
o We are working with the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston on giving us a presentation about the van Otterloo art collection (mentioned below.)
o Please let us know if you have a presentation or talk you would like to give to the group.
• 12:30 - 1:00: Texas Klompendansers perform traditional, Dutch folk dances.
• 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston(MFAH): Dutch and Flemish Masterworks from the Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo Collection
o We are working with MFAH on having our group receive a guided tour of the collection.
o There are also other interesting exhibits at MFAH and the Houston Museum of Natural Science(HMNS).
o The HMNS is a wonderful place for children and adults to visit. They have an amazing dinosaur exhibit, science exhibits, educational, IMAX movies and a huge, butterfly exhibit as some of their most popular and sure-to-please exhibits. Please see the HMNS website for additional information.
• 5:00 pm: Dinner - (location TBD)
• 7:30 pm: Cocktails - (location TBD)
You are encouraged to bring your family members and prospective new members who have an interest in their Dutch ancestry and New Netherland roots. We are currently gathering information on hotel and travel accommodations as well as cost and payment options. Please check the HSNYTX website for the latest, up-to-date information. A formal invitation that contains more details will be sent to you as soon as possible.

Please let us know whether or not you plan to attend by clicking here.

We look forward to seeing you!

James (Jim) Middaugh
President - Texas Branch
Holland Society of New York
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 405-417-6883

Sean Staats
Vice President - Texas Branch
Holland Society of New York
Email: [email protected]


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