On Saturday, October 23rd at 9:30 am at the McKinney Center at Booker T. Washington School, 103 Franklin Avenue, Jonesborough, The Jonesborough Genealogical Society will host a fun and easy project-based program by Kay Hess Grogg, by presenting fun ways to incorporate your family research, old photographs, ephemera, and memorabilia into small easy projects using your computer and a scanner.
Grogg, a member of the Jonesborough Genealogical Society, was born in Danville, Virginia, and moved to the region after graduating from Virginia Intermont College in Bristol, Virginia. She married Sam L. Grogg, Jr., and they have two daughters. Kay has a Bachelors of Arts degree from Virginia Intermont College in Art Education and Photography and her Masters of Education from Tusculum University. She retired from teaching Art and Photography for over 35 years and is currently teaching at the McKinney Center and works as a host for the Town of Jonesborough. She has been researching her ancestors through her genealogical pursuits, of which Sam calls “digging up dead people”. One of her favorite memories was making her husband and children tromp through an ancestral cemetery in North Carolina and then eating a “pic-nick” lunch there. She will bring her love of art, photography, and genealogy together for this inspirational program.