A combination reunion and organizational meeting is being planned for April 4 & 5 2003 in Gastonia, NC.
The purpose of the meeting on 4 April is to form an organization of descendants and researchers of the surnames Tims, Timms, Thames, Timbs, Thanes and any other variant spelling of these names.The purpose of the organization is to share family information, produce a newsletter, provide query service and establish a pernament depository of research on these families so that future generations will have the benefit of research which has already been done.
The purpose of the meeting on 5 April is to vote on options developed at the April 4 meeting and to visit and get to know our cousins even though some of us spell our ancestral name slightly different.
The location in Gastonia is a meeting hall in a Church equiped with a kitchen and there is a copy machine available.Several well known motels and restaurants and a shopping center are located within 5 miles of the church.Gastonia is located on Interstate 85 near Charlotte, N.C. where there is a major airport.
The organizing committee is in the process of negotiating special motel rates for these meetings and we need everyone who is interested in attending one or both meetings to send to the address below the following information: Please pass the word to any others who may be interested.
Name(s) Mail Address email address kind of room needed (single, double, twin, queen, king bed. do you prefer a one day meeting instead of 2 days? do you need transportation from & to airport and between motel and meeting place If you cannot attend the meetings are you interested in membership in the organization?
Please respond right away in order to assist in getting the best possible room rates.
Lee Ponder, email firstname.lastname@example.org or snail mail 428 Lee Road, Clyde, NC. 28721.
If you have questions please send them to the same address.