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Technology SIG Meeting & Workshop
Monday, September 25
Technology SIG Meeting & Workshop  (Technology SIG)
10:00 am to 11:50 am
Hearth Room at the Colony Recreation Center
Presentation:  “Managing Your Computer Files: Making Sense of the Chaos.”
Presenter: Gene Clark, Technology SIG Coordinator
Note meeting location change for this meeting ONLY...


Wednesday, September 27
Brick Wall Solutions SIG Meeting  (Brick Wall SIG)
8:30 am to 9:30 am
Atlanta Room at the Savannah Regional Recreation Center
Nancy Heydt, coordinator
 


VGS General Monthly Meeting
Wednesday, September 27
VGS General Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meeting)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Savannah Regional Recreation Center
Presentation: “Googling Your Family: Using the Whole Google Website” by Ann Staley
Description: Google's mission is “to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful” and they do that task very well. Learn how to use the search engine for books, images, newspapers, maps, etc. to enhance your research and the family story you want to tell.
 
Presenter Bio: C. Ann Staley CGSM, CGLSM is an instructor, consultant, trip leader and a lecturer. She is the Education Chair for the Jacksonville Genealogical Society, Inc.; the Vice President of the Genealogical Speakers Guild; on the faculty of The National Institute for Genealogical Studies; and a Director of the Florida State Genealogical Society. Her specialties are Methodology, Research Sources, Computer Resources, Conference Planning, and Assisted Research Trips to the Family History Library. She is the compiler of the Jacksonville Genealogical Society, Inc. Quarterly Full Name Index, Volumes 1 through 4, 1973 through 1976, the author of several articles for the NGS Magazine, and the co-author of the NGS Research in the States Series-Florida.



Monday, October 2
Jewish Genealogy SIG Meeting  (Jewish Genealogy)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
MacArthur Room of the Eisenhower Recreation Center
Herb Siegel, Coordinator
Phil Goldsmith, Programs
Topic: "My Sephardic Links" Herb Siegel


Wednesday, October 4
French Canadian Genealogy SIG Meeting  (French-Canadian SIG)
9:00 am to 10:50 am
Julio Iglesias Room at the La Hacienda Recreation Center
Ron Despard, Coordinator
 


Thursday, October 5
Eastern European Genealogy SIG Meeting  (Eastern European SIG)
1:00 pm to 2:50 pm
Daytona Beach Room at the Sea Breeze Recreation Center
Barbara Lucier, coordinator
 


Friday, October 6
British Genealogy SIG Meeting  (British SIG)
9:30 am to 11:20 am
Courageous Room at the Lake Miona Regional Recreation Center
Pat Adams and Phyllis Sample, coordinators
 


Monday, October 9
Family Tree Maker Users SIG Meeting  (Family Tree Maker SIG)
1:00 pm to 2:50 pm
Patriot and Spirit Rooms at the Mulberry Grove Regional Recreation Center
Matt Nichols & Jeff Hirsch,  Co-Coordinators


Adoption SIG Meeting
Tuesday, October 10
Adoption SIG Meeting  (Adoption SIG)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Meetings are at the coordinators home.
Anne Berg, Coordinator
Jerry Steidl, Co-cordinator
Contact the coordinator for location and directions HERE


Tuesday, October 10
Genealogy Writers SIG Meeting  (Genealogy Writers SIG)
2:30 pm to 4:20 pm
Destin Room at the Sea Breeze Recreation Center
Anne Berg & Penny Thomas, coordinators


Wednesday, October 11
Irish Genealogy SIG Meeting  (Irish SIG)
10:00 am to 11:50 am
Osceola Room at the Chula Vista Recreation Center
Tom Voyles, coordinator
 


Wednesday, October 11
New to Genealogy SIG Meeting  (New to Genealogy SIG)
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Neptune Beach Room at the Sea Breeze Recreation Center
Carol LaSalle, Coordinator
For Members with less than 2 years of genealogy experience.
This month's presentation: "Genealogy Software & Internet Research" 


Thursday, October 12
German Genealogy SIG Meeting  (German SIG)
9:30 am to 11:50 am
Reliance Room at the Lake Miona Regional Recreational Center
Bernie Guenther & Margaret Fahler Sgritta, coordinators
"Blind Searches on Ancestry.com by Al Becker" with the addition of: "Attendees' Impressions of 1st IGGP Conference in July." 


Genetic Genealogy SIG Meeting
Friday, October 13
Genetic Genealogy SIG Meeting  (Genetic Genealogy SIG)
10:00 am to 11:50 am
Rhett Butler Room at the Savannah Regional Recreation Center
Jim Lannin, coordinator
Presentation: VGS member and Genetic Genealogy SIG regular, James Brown, will present: "Finding Smith - A Genetic Melodrama - How DNA Was Used to Trace the Identity of Unknown Ancestors With a Very Common Surname." An alumnus of the SIG’s DNA Show & Tell presentations, Jim will share his experiences in overcoming the challenges of genealogical research when blessed (or cursed) with a common surname. The meeting will be held in the Rhett Butler Room of the Savannah Center. Jim will have a lot to share, so please mark this event on your calendar and make it a point to attend.


Saturday, October 14
Family History Fair  (Other Events)
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Leesburg Public Library, 100 East Main St., Leesburg, FL
Free event for all ages featuring:
Family tree crafts for kids, Photo booth, "Record A Story" interview booth, Photo & document scanning, Hands-on class in "Using Evernote for Genealogy", Personal Digital Archiving program, Local authors, Local history and lineage groups.


Monday, October 16
Roots Magic Special Interest Group Meeting  (Roots Magic SIG)
1:00 pm
Pinellas Library on Powell Road, Room 162
Val Harris & Shari Stanley co-ordinators
This will be the first meeting for this new SIG.


Tuesday, October 17
Italian Genealogy SIG Meeting  (Italian SIG)
1:00 pm to 2:50 pm
Atlanta Room of the Savannah Regional Recreation Center
Mary Frances Gerace, Coordinator
Note: Meeting date change for the October meeting...


Wednesday, October 18
Mid-Atlantic States SIG Meeting  (Mid-Atlantic States SIG)
9:30 am to 11:00 am
Defender Room of the Lake Minona Recreation Center
Karen Pickelsimer, Coordinator.


Thursday, October 19
New England Genealogy SIG Meeting  (New England SIG)
12:00 pm to 1:50 pm
New Smyrna Room at the Sea Breeze Regional Recreational Center
Christine Courtwright, coordinator
 


Friday, October 20
Scandinavian Genealogy SIG Meeting  (Scandinavian SIG)
10:00 am to 11:50 am
Clearwater Room at the Sea Breeze Regional Recreational Center
Larry Peterson, coordinator
 


Monday, October 23
Technology SIG Meeting  (Technology SIG)
10:00 am to 11:50 am
Destin Room at the Sea Breeze Recreation Center
Gene Clark, coordinator
Topic: TBA


Wednesday, October 25
Brick Wall Solutions SIG Meeting  (Brick Wall SIG)
8:30 am to 9:30 am
Atlanta Room at the Savannah Regional Recreation Center
Nancy Heydt, coordinator
 


Wednesday, October 25
VGS General Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meeting)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Savannah Regional Recreation Center
A Live Webinar: More info available soon.
Presentation: "What Do You Mean There’s No Record?! Using Vital Records Substitutes"
Guest Speaker: Amy Johnson Crow CG
Live remote viewing info will be posted soon.



Wednesday, November 1
French Canadian Genealogy SIG Meeting  (French-Canadian SIG)
9:00 am to 10:50 am
Julio Iglesias Room at the La Hacienda Recreation Center
Ron Despard, Coordinator
 


Wednesday, November 1
Mid-Atlantic States SIG Meeting  (Mid-Atlantic States SIG)
9:30 am to 11:00 am
Defender Room of the Lake Minona Recreation Center
Karen Pickelsimer, Coordinator.
Note date change for this meeting.


Thursday, November 2
Eastern European Genealogy SIG Meeting  (Eastern European SIG)
1:00 pm to 2:50 pm
Daytona Beach Room at the Sea Breeze Recreation Center
Barbara Lucier, coordinator
 


Friday, November 3
British Genealogy SIG Meeting  (British SIG)
9:30 am to 11:20 am
Courageous Room at the Lake Miona Regional Recreation Center
Pat Adams and Phyllis Sample, coordinators
 


Saturday, November 4
21st Annual Central Florida Family History Conference:  (Other Events)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
OLYMPIA HIGH SCHOOL at 4301 S. Apopka Vineland Road, Orlando, FL 32835
We are one of the largest family history conferences on the East Coast of the United States! This regional event brings world-class speakers from all over the country to help you find your family’s history! Our Keynote Speaker this year features Crista Cowan, Corporate Genealogist at Ancestry.com!!


Monday, November 6
Jewish Genealogy SIG Meeting  (Jewish Genealogy)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
MacArthur Room of the Eisenhower Recreation Center
Herb Siegel, Coordinator
Phil Goldsmith, Programs
Topic: "DNA in Jewish Genealogy" Jim Lannin, VGS Genetic SIG Coordinator


Tuesday, November 7
Italian Genealogy SIG Meeting  (Italian SIG)
1:00 pm to 2:50 pm
Atlanta Room of the Savannah Regional Recreation Center
Mary Frances Gerace, Coordinator
Note: Our meeting date has been changed to the first Tuesday of each month. There are no meetings June through August.


Wednesday, November 8
Board of Directors Meeting  (Board of Directors)
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Pinellas Library on Powell Road


Wednesday, November 8
Irish Genealogy SIG Meeting  (Irish SIG)
10:00 am to 11:50 am
Osceola Room at the Chula Vista Recreation Center
Tom Voyles, coordinator
 


Wednesday, November 8
New to Genealogy SIG Meeting  (New to Genealogy SIG)
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Neptune Beach Room at the Sea Breeze Recreation Center
Carol LaSalle, Coordinator
For Members with less than 2 years of genealogy experience.
This month's presentation: "Census Records & Immigration" 


Thursday, November 9
German Genealogy SIG Meeting  (German SIG)
9:30 am to 11:50 am
Reliance Room at the Lake Miona Regional Recreational Center
Bernie Guenther & Margaret Fahler Sgritta, coordinators
"Research Success Stories" -- presenters: Paul Clark and Anne Berg


Friday, November 10
Genetic Genealogy SIG Meeting  (Genetic Genealogy SIG)
10:00 am to 11:50 am
Rhett Butler Room at the Savannah Regional Recreation Center
Jim Lannin, coordinator
Presentation: "DNA Show & Tell


Monday, November 13
Family Tree Maker Users SIG Meeting  (Family Tree Maker SIG)
1:00 pm to 2:50 pm
Patriot and Spirit Rooms at the Mulberry Grove Regional Recreation Center
Matt Nichols & Jeff Hirsch,  Co-Coordinators


Tuesday, November 14
Adoption SIG Meeting  (Adoption SIG)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Meetings are at the coordinators home.
Anne Berg, Coordinator
Jerry Steidl, Co-cordinator
Contact the coordinator for location and directions HERE


Tuesday, November 14
Genealogy Writers SIG Meeting  (Genealogy Writers SIG)
2:30 pm to 4:20 pm
Destin Room at the Sea Breeze Recreation Center
Anne Berg & Penny Thomas, coordinators


Wednesday, November 15
Brick Wall Solutions SIG Meeting  (Brick Wall SIG)
8:30 am to 9:30 am
Atlanta Room at the Savannah Regional Recreation Center
Nancy Heydt, coordinator
 


Wednesday, November 15
VGS General Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meeting)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Savannah Regional Recreation Center
Presentation: "Church Records"
Guest Speaker: David McDonald CG
More information will be posted soon.


Wednesday, November 15
VGS Workshop  (Monthly Meeting)
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Savannah Regional Recreation Center
Presentation: "Midwest Research"
Guest Speaker: David McDonald CG
More information will be posted soon.


Thursday, November 16
New England Genealogy SIG Meeting  (New England SIG)
12:00 pm to 1:50 pm
New Smyrna Room at the Sea Breeze Regional Recreational Center
Christine Courtwright, coordinator
 


Friday, November 17
Scandinavian Genealogy SIG Meeting  (Scandinavian SIG)
10:00 am to 11:50 am
Clearwater Room at the Sea Breeze Regional Recreational Center
Larry Peterson, coordinator
 


Monday, November 27
Technology SIG Meeting  (Technology SIG)
10:00 am to 11:50 am
Destin Room at the Sea Breeze Recreation Center
Gene Clark, coordinator
Topic: TBA



Friday, December 1
British Genealogy SIG Meeting  (British SIG)
9:30 am to 11:20 am
Courageous Room at the Lake Miona Regional Recreation Center
Pat Adams and Phyllis Sample, coordinators
 


Monday, December 4
Jewish Genealogy SIG Meeting  (Jewish Genealogy)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
MacArthur Room of the Eisenhower Recreation Center
Herb Siegel, Coordinator
Phil Goldsmith, Programs
Topic: "Translating Documents and Tombstones" Phil Goldsmith


Wednesday, December 6
French Canadian Genealogy SIG Meeting  (French-Canadian SIG)
9:00 am to 10:50 am
Julio Iglesias Room at the La Hacienda Recreation Center
Ron Despard, Coordinator
 


Wednesday, December 6
Mid-Atlantic States SIG Meeting  (Mid-Atlantic States SIG)
9:30 am to 11:00 am
Defender Room of the Lake Minona Recreation Center
Karen Pickelsimer, Coordinator.
Note date change for this meeting.


Thursday, December 7
Eastern European Genealogy SIG Meeting  (Eastern European SIG)
1:00 pm to 2:50 pm
Daytona Beach Room at the Sea Breeze Recreation Center
Barbara Lucier, coordinator
 


Friday, December 8
Genetic Genealogy SIG Meeting Cancelled  (Genetic Genealogy SIG)
10:00 am to 11:50 am
Rhett Butler Room at the Savannah Regional Recreation Center
Jim Lannin, coordinator
This meeting has been cancelled.