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Family History Conference in Tempe

Next month, in Tempe on Saturday October 21st, the Mesa FamilySearch Library will sponsor its annual Family History Conference. It will be held at the Institute of Religion on the ASU campus. Attendees may choose five out of over fifty lectures. The conference is free but registration is required. Detailed conference information becomes available and registration opens on Thursday, September 21, 2017, at the Mesa FamilySearch website.  If you’d like to carpool please attend our club meeting at 1 pm on Tuesday October 10th in the Activity Center’s Navajo Room.

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July 2017 Treasurer’s Report

In July we took in 15 bucks for photocopies and spent 50 on Comcast. For to-the-penny amounts please see Bob’s treasurer’s report. (One might say our July transactions were small potatoes.)

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Summer Sale: AncestryDNA


Haven’t had your DNA test yet? Missing out on all the fun? Don’t worry about needles, all you do is spit in a tube. And for the next six days or so, 30% off at AncestryDNA, only $69. (Ancestry database subscription is not required.) Just have your credit card handy and click here. Join Teri & Art’s SIG in the fall to find out what it all means.

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August DNA SIG

Teri and Art Petty will not be available in the Genealogy Library to assist those with DNA questions on Wednesday, August 16, 2017.

The DNA Special Interest Group (SIG) will begin regular third Wednesday meetings on September 20, 2017 in the Genealogy Library.

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September: Nordic Family History Webinars

FamilySearch is holding a Nordic Family History Conference in Salt Lake City the week of September 11th. There will be 20 sessions on Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Finland. These are also being offered live on the web. They’re free but registration is required. Details are available at:

Note that times for the webinars are specified in Mountain Daylight Time but it’s an hour earlier than that if you’re here in sunny Sun City next month.

Our first fall meeting is Tuesday October 10th, 1 pm, Navajo Room, Activity Center.

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