August 10 to 24, 2019

Prince Edward Island and Southeast New Brunswick
Morin Family Reunion

Moncton (NB): Saturday, August 10th 2019
Crown Plaza

Saturday, August 10th 2019

9 am – 12 pm:
- Coffee and chat
- 100 welcoming kits will be distributed during registration (1 kit per family)
- Ice-breaker activity: you will find a piece of a puzzle in your participant’s kit. Another participant will hold another piece that will fit perfectly to yours. The goal is to find that person and both of you put the puzzle pieces in a same plastic bag that will be dropped into a prize draw box. You could each win a gift certificate to be drawn at the end of the day.
- 50/50 draw and drawing for a nice prize
- Contest for the person who has travelled the furthest to get to the reunion. Place your color code on the map.
- Visit the information kiosk of the Association des Morin d’Amérique Inc. Become a member, promotional material for sale, Coat of Arms, books, etc.

10 am:
- Opening remarks (Kent Room)
- Presentation of the organizing committee
- Presentation of the members of the Association des Morin d’Amérique Inc. Board of Directors
- Information on the day’s activities

10:30 am – 12 pm:
- First conference Executive Room - $10 at the door or free for registered participants
Speaker : Jean-Louis Morin, Laval, Quebec
The history of the Morin family and the Morin patronym (Inspired from : Chroniques de la Morinerie written by the guest speaker. Going back to the sixth century BC.

11 am:
- Genealogy, photo sharing, promotional materials for sale

12 pm – 1: 15 pm:
- Lunch on your own

1: 30 pm – 3 pm:
- Second conference $ 5 at the door or free for registered participants
Guest speaker : Jean-Louis Morin
Pierre Morin dit Boucher : ‘The Little Deportation’
- Who was Pierre Morin?
- His travels in Acadie
- His banishment – The Little Deportation
- His death in Ristigouche
- His widow and children
- His descendance

3 pm:
- 50/50 draw, attendance prizes, winners of the ice-breaker activity and the Morin having travelled the furthest
- Closing remarks
- Photo sharing, genealogy, promotional material kiosk and information kiosk on the Association des Morin d’Amérique Inc.

5 pm:
Buffet style supper (pay on site)

Register Here!