The first in-person for the Sun City Genealogy Society will be on Monday, October 11th at 1 PM in the Catalina Vista building. This is a new day and location for our meeting to accommodate the renovation in the Activity Center. Peggy Laurentzen, will the presenting the program entitled “Away, I’m Bound Away! – Migrations Into the Shenandoah Valley.” The handout for the program will be posted to the website prior to the meeting. Please join old friends and fellow genealogy enthusiasts at our new day and location.
Also, the punch lock on the Genealogy lab is working again. If you are a monitor – the code is the same! Volunteer monitors are needed for shifts in the lab. Please sign up on the club calendar if you have a few hours to volunteer. Thanks!
The Welcome Center is being rekeyed today. In order to get into the Genealogy Library monitors will need to get the physical key from the Reception Desk. Please remember to return the key or the club will be charged for a replacement. I will let you know when the punch system is working again. Thanks for your help.
Click on this link to see information about a Virtual Conference (4 lectures) offered on September 11th (starting at 10AM Eastern Time). All registrants can view the conference for 30 days. Presentations are live and you can ask questions throughout. It is an all day conference. Early bird price (through August 31st) is $19.99.
One of our members is a member of a Genealogy Club in Washington. Their club is hosting this Zoom lecture and opening it up to anyone who is interested. Sounds like a good topic. Thanks to Kathy Cowsert for her suggestion.
Series 2 “Discovering Your Ancestor” by Janet O’Conor Camarata
#2 On-site Research Planning; Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
“Doors open” 9:30am, class begins at 10am – 12noon
Topic: PSGS Class Time: Jun 26, 2021 09:30 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
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Annual dues are $20/person or $30/couple, payable in January for the calendar year. Checks should be made payabe to “SCVGS”. Our club is sponsored by Sun City Oro Valley. Club membership is limited to current and former residents.
Second Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the Activity Center’s Navajo Room.
January 14, 2020 – Preserving you Pictures and Documents by Melanie Sturgeon
February 11, 2020 – Abbreviations and symbols found in genealogical research by Amy Urman
March 10, 2020 – Courthouse Research by Sumner Walters
April 14, 2020 – Searching in the Catalog in FamilySearch and a little bit about the Wiki by Pam Ingermanson
May 12, 2020 – The Family History Guide with a little bit about what’s available at Tucson’s Family History Center East