Thank You, BDC@ The Branches Presenters

Our fiscal year has just ended. We'd like to give a shout-out of deep gratitude to all the BDC@ The Branches local history program series presenters who donated their time to "Bring the Past" to the present and into the future.

Presenters who gave freely of their expertise, knowledge, time, and goodwill from July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011 were:

Dr. Jodi Barnes
Amy Jenkins Bassett
Marvin Bouknight
Sandy Dimke
Stephen Hoffius
Alice Connelly Moore
Laura Lee Rose
Jason Ryan
Gloria Singleton
Greg Smith
Dr. Mary Socci
Carl Steen
Baynard Woods

Thank you!

About the Author

Grace Cordial has been responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Beaufort District Collection at the Beaufort County Library since 1999.  The Beaufort District Collection exists to acquire, preserve, maintain and make accessible a research collection of permanent value which records the history, culture, and environment of our part of the South Carolina lowcountry.  Besides the research room, Cordial manages the “Virtual BDC:” the BDC web pages, the Online Obituary Index, two digital collections, a new BDC.BCL Facebook page, and the Connections blog.  
Among her duties is to coordinate or present programs about local history, Gullah culture, and our coastal environment, including occasional instructional sessions about how to perform historical and/or genealogical research.