18 November 2017

Southern California Genealogy Society (SCGS) Annual Meeting--Saturday, December 9, 2017




This is the time of year when we celebrate the Southern California Genealogical Society,
 our members, and our dedicated volunteers.

Saturday, December 9, 2017
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
at the SCGS Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA 91504

Come and share our annual celebration with your family history friends!

The SCGS Board of Directors will provide the main dishes. Please bring your favorite appetizer, side dish, salad, fruit, non-alcoholic beverage or dessert to share. Show off your heritage and share your favorite family recipes. The wonderful variety of dishes, family stories and fellowship with genealogy friends never ceases to amaze and brings good cheer to all.

The Annual Meeting follows the potluck luncheon. At this time the 2018 Board of Directors election results will be announced and new Board members will be introduced. Longtime members and past presidents will be honored and members of the Board and leaders of the SCGS Interest Groups will update us on what has happened in 2017, and what the exciting plans are for 2018.*

Finally, the moment you've been waiting for since June will arrive... the Jamboree Committee will reveal the exciting plans for Jamboree 2018!

You don't want to miss the excitement - or the chance to win a 3-day registration to the 49th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree or a 1-day registration to the 2018 Genetic Genealogy Conference and Writer's Conference!

RSVP to: scgs@scgsgenealogy.com 
  *Note: SCGS will not be holding the annual Holiday Auction this year. Please do not donate or drop items off at the Library for this purpose. SCGS would like to thank Jim and Pat Fryman, chairs of the silent auction for many years, for their dedication and support of the Society.

For questions about donations of books or genealogical materials to the SCGS Library, please call the Library during business hours and ask for Sally Emerson or the Book Acquisition team.

Mark your calendars today and plan to join us!

Southern California Genealogical Society
417 Irving Drive
(Cross street Glenoaks)
Burbank, California
818.843.7247
www.scgsgenealogy.com

16 November 2017

[CA-SCGS] FREE Webinar From SCGS: December 2, 2017 - Diahan Southard: Your Mom's mtDNA



FREE WEBINAR from SCGS

Saturday, December 2, 2017, 10:00 AM PST

Diahan Southard presents

Your Mom's mtDNA



ABOUT THE PRESENTATION
The mtDNA test is among the more expensive of DNA testing options and most find the results confusing and inconclusive. Is this test worth your time and money?

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
15 years of experience in the genetic genealogy industry has qualified Diahan Southard to instruct all levels of interest. You will leave enlightened and motivated as she is upbeat and full of energy.


HANDOUT
A handout will be available shortly before the presentation. A link will be included in a reminder that will be sent the day before the session.


ABOUT THE SCGS
JAMBOREE EXTENSION SERIES WEBINARS
A goal of the Southern California Genealogical Society is to offer educational opportunities to genealogists and family history enthusiasts everywhere. The Jamboree Extension Webinar Series helps delivers those opportunities.

COST
The initial webcast of each session is offered to the public free of charge. 

Webinars are archived and available only to SCGS members as a benefit of membership in the society. The webinar archive can be found at http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/archive-index.html/archive-index.html.

UPCOMING WEBINARS
The list of upcoming webinars can be found at http://scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/jes-index.html.

JOIN SCGS TODAY
Learn about all the SCGS member benefits at http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/about/benefit-memb.html.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

View System Requirements

Please direct any questions to the SCGS Webinar Committee at Webinar@scgsgenealogy.com.

15 November 2017

SAVE THE DATE: SCGS Annual Meeting, Saturday, December 9, 2017


This is the time of year when we celebrate the Southern California Genealogical Society,
 our members, and our dedicated volunteers.

Saturday, December 9, 2017
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
at the SCGS Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA 91504

Come and share our annual celebration with your family history friends!

The SCGS Board of Directors will provide the main dishes. Please bring your favorite appetizer, side dish, salad, fruit, non-alcoholic beverage or dessert to share. Show off your heritage and share your favorite family recipes. The wonderful variety of dishes, family stories and fellowship with genealogy friends never ceases to amaze and brings good cheer to all.

The Annual Meeting follows the potluck luncheon. At this time the 2018 Board of Directors election results will be announced and new Board members will be introduced. Longtime members and past presidents will be honored and members of the Board and leaders of the SCGS Interest Groups will update us on what has happened in 2017, and what the exciting plans are for 2018.*

Finally, the moment you've been waiting for since June will arrive... the Jamboree Committee will reveal the exciting plans for Jamboree 2018!

You don't want to miss the excitement - or the chance to win a 3-day registration to the 49th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree or a 1-day registration to the 2018 Genetic Genealogy Conference and Writer's Conference!

RSVP to: scgs@scgsgenealogy.com 
  

For questions about donations of books or genealogical materials to the SCGS Library, please call the Library during business hours and ask for Sally Emerson or the Book Acquisition team.

Mark your calendars today and plan to join us!

Southern California Genealogical Society
417 Irving Drive
(Cross street Glenoaks)
Burbank, California
818.843.7247
www.scgsgenealogy.com

13 November 2017

[CA-SCGS] REMINDER: FREE Webinar From SCGS: November 15, 2017 - Jean Wilcox Hibben, PhD, MA - Ancestral Hunting Grounds: Doing On-Site Research



FREE WEBINAR from SCGS

Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 6:00 PM PST

Jean Wilcox Hibben, PhD, MA presents

Ancestral Hunting Grounds: Doing On-Site Research



ABOUT THE PRESENTATION
It’s more than a vacation; it’s more than a family reunion: It’s a hunting trip! And the game? Your ancestors’ home, place of business, tombstone, records, and more. But it’s more than jumping in the car or on a plane: it takes planning and preparation. Learn how to hunt successfully.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
National speaker and writer Jean Wilcox Hibben, PhD, MA, CG℠ serves on a number of boards for genealogy groups, including the Southern California Chapter of APG, Genealogical Speakers Guild, International Society of Family History Writers & Editors, and the Corona Genealogical Society.

HANDOUT
A handout will be available shortly before the presentation. A link will be included in a reminder that will be sent the day before the session.


ABOUT THE SCGS
JAMBOREE EXTENSION SERIES WEBINARS
A goal of the Southern California Genealogical Society is to offer educational opportunities to genealogists and family history enthusiasts everywhere. The Jamboree Extension Webinar Series helps delivers those opportunities.

COST
The initial webcast of each session is offered to the public free of charge. 

Webinars are archived and available only to SCGS members as a benefit of membership in the society. The webinar archive can be found at http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/archive-index.html.

UPCOMING WEBINARS
The list of upcoming webinars can be found at http://scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/jes-index.html.

JOIN SCGS TODAY
Learn about all the SCGS member benefits at http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/about/benefit-memb.html.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

View System Requirements

Please direct any questions to the SCGS Webinar Committee at Webinar@scgsgenealogy.com.

08 November 2017

Stay Tuned...

The Speakers have been chosen and contracts are being signed.
Stay tuned for our announcement…
who will be lecturing at

Jamboree 2018

Southern California Genealogical Society
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA 91505-2408
Phone: 818-847-7247 Fax: 818-843-7262
SCGSJamboree@gmail.com