30 May 2015

New on sackettfamily.info

The Sackett Family Association website has been updated with the following:

Booking is open for the 2015 Sackett reunion

Arrangements are in hand for our next reunion. We will be meeting in Fort Wayne, Indiana, September 17–20, 2015. We have a block of rooms set aside at the Hilton Fort Wayne at the Grand Wayne Convention Center which is close to the Allen County Library Genealogy Center. The rate is $112.00 a night plus tax.

The hotel has created a special website for you to book your room or you may call them. Our group code is SAC.

To reserve online: Hilton Fort Wayne

To reserve by phone: (260) 420-1100

The 2015 Sackett reunion convenor, Liesa Robarge, will be pleased to answer any questions. Association members may also write to the Sackett mailing list.

This item also appears on the Sackett Family Association website at Reunions

Please leave a comment if you are planning to attend.

22 May 2015

Dr David Sackett, medical research pioneer, dies

Dr David Lawrence Sackett (1934–2015)
Dr David Sackett, a pioneer of evidence-based medicine, has died aged 80 in Ontario, Canada, on 13 May 2015.
Amongst Dr Sackett's achievements was his proof, through clinical trials, of the value of taking aspirin in preventing heart attacks and strokes.

18 May 2015

Ted Smith is elected Sackett Family Association president

The new Sackett Family Association committee has elected Ted Smith as its president to serve for 2015–16. He succeeds Darlene Sackett who has retired by rotation.

Other officers, who are continuing in office, are:
Vice President—Lyle Brelsford
Secretary—Anne Murray
Registrar—Terri Carlson

Full details of the committee are on the Association page of the website.

09 May 2015

New committee members are elected

Voting has closed in this year's elections for members to serve on the committee of the Sackett Family Association. The following new committee members are elected:

    * Glenna Hertzler
    * Thurmon King
    * Liesa Robarge
    * Ted Smith
Election of these candidates was endorsed by the votes of 45 members of the Association.