Regular meetings of the Society are held in the months of January, March, May, July, and September at 6:00 p.m. in the meeting room of the St. John the Baptist Parish Library, 2920 Highway 51, LaPlace, Louisiana.  Any changes in the meeting date or place are listed in the Schedule of Meetings and Special Events.  The October meeting is our annual Oktoberfest dinner at a location to be announced.  (TEMPORARILY DUE TO HURRICANE IDA MEETINGS MUST BE HELD ELSEWHERE AS LaPLACE LIBRARY WILL NOT RE-OPEN UNTIL 2024, SEE BELOW:)

Schedule of Meetings and Events

GACHGS Spring Seminar

SATURDAY – April 22, 2023

St. Charles Parish Library
160 W. Campus Drive
Destrehan, LA 70047

9:30 AM – Regular Meeting

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM – Guest Speaker – Peter M. Wolf – “The Sugar King: Leon Godchaux: A New Orleans Legend, His Creole Slave, and His Jewish Roots”

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Special Guest – Jacques-Daniel Schaaf from Alsace – “The SCHAAF (CHAUFFE) Family from Alsace, France”

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM – Guest Speaker – Michelle LeBlanc, Archivist of Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux – “Digitization of Diocesan Sacramental Records”