10 December 2019

[CA--SCGS] LAST DAY TO VOTE IN THE 2019 SCGS Board Elections. Elections close Wednesday, Dec 11, at 7:00 PM

Board Elections for 
the Southern California Genealogy Society 
Last day to vote--Ballots are due 
Wednesday, November 11 at 7:00 PM






There are 4 Candidates for 4 seats on the Board of Directors.
 The Candidates are:
 Adrian Foushee, Tony Allegra, 
Kevin Williams, and Barbara Randall.

This year we are initiating electronic (online) voting for our Board of Directors. All members with email addresses will receive an email with a link to the ballot for voting. Once you click the link, you will need to log into the Members Only section of the SCGS website. If you do not know or need a new password, contact the Membership Committee to reset your password. The email address is membership@scgsgenealogy.com

For those who do not have an email address or cannot vote online, we will send out paper ballots. Please contact the Membership Committee at membership@scgsgenealogy.com and request the paper ballot.

Southern California Genealogy Society and Family History Library
417 Irving Dr.
Burbank, CA 91504
818-843-7247
www.scgsgenealogy.com


This year, the Southern California Genealogical Society is initiat
ing online voting for our
Annual Election of Board Members. For those members who do not ha
ve email
addresses or cannot vote online, we are still mailing out ballots to tho
se limited number
of people.




This year, the Southern California Genealogical Society is initiat
ing online voting for our
Annual Election of Board Members. For those members who do not ha
ve email
addresses or cannot vote online, we are still mailing out ballots to tho
se limited number
of people.

[CA-SCGS] RootsMagic Users Group, CANCELLED for December 2019



RootsMagic Users Group has been cancelled for the December 2019 meeting. 
Meetings will resume in January 2020.
We apologize for any inconvenience.



Are you interested in all the tips and tricks to using your RootsMagic software program? The RootsMagic user group will provide information for all levels of RM users from beginner to advanced and serve as a forum for all to share their knowledge of this great software tool for keeping track of your genealogical efforts.

Roots Magic is a full-featured genealogy program with a very easy and intuitive user interface. The latest version is 7 and you can download a free trial version at www.rootsmagic.com.
RootsMagic Blog at http://blog.rootsmagic.com





Meets: 3rd Sunday of each month
Hours: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Contact: Jay Holladay jholladay@ca.rr.com
               Jerry Domier censusjerry@gmail.com


Location:
Southern California Genealogical Society Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, California

Cross street: Glenoaks Blvd.
(818) 843-7247

www.scgsgenealogy.com

03 December 2019

[CA-SCGS] German Interest Group--No Meeting in December 2019

German Interest Group

Researching your family tree and finding new, exciting, and sometimes surprising family connections?   Join the SCGS German Interest Group meets on the third Saturday every month from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, at the SCGS Family Research Library. Don't miss out! 

There is no meeting in December 2019. Happy Holidays!



Holiday Greetings to each and everyone of you from our German Interest Group…


The goal of the SCGS German Interest Group is to provide a wide range of resources both inside and outside the SCGS Library to help trace German families. T



SCGS German Interest Group
Third Saturday of the month
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
The library will be open for research 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Southern California Genealogical Society 
& Family Research Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, California

Cross street Glenoaks
(818) 843-7247

germaninterest@scgsgenealogy.comwww.scgsgenealogy.com 

02 December 2019

[CA-SCGS] #Giving Tuesday is December 3, 2019. Thank you for supporting SCGS!!

#GivingTuesday

A Global Day of Giving





Please support the
Southern California
 Genealogical Society.

The Southern California Genealogical Society, Inc. (SCGS) is seeking your help to ensure the continued success and financial health of our Society. We at SCGS are extremely grateful for the loyal support of you, our members and friends who contribute volunteer time, talent, and donations that provide educational and research opportunities to thousands of family historians and genealogists.

Why donate to SCGS?

Your generous donation will help ensure that SCGS is able to continue its mission of education, preservation, and genealogical inspiration. Donations support the maintenance of the SCGS Family Research Library and the online databases provided both in-Library and at home, and ensure educational programs and opportunities year-round. 

How do I donate?

It's easy! Click the DONATE PLEASE button to go to the Century Club Donation Page:


SCGS is designated as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and your donation is tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

With our profound gratitude for your continued support,

The Board of Directors
Southern California Genealogical Society, Inc.
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA 91504-2408
scgs@scgsgenealogy.com
818.843.7247

30 November 2019

[CA-SCGS] African American Interest Group Meeting, Saturday, December 14, 2019, 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm





The African American Interest Group will meet on Saturday, December 14, 2019, from 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm, at the Southern California Genealogy Society Library.



The African American Interest Group meets on the second Saturday following the free SCGS monthly Lunch and Learn Education program.  Individual research assistance is available. Please try to arrive by 4:00 pm.
SCGS members have free in-Library online access to Ancestry Library Edition, American Ancestors (NEHGS), AccessNewspaper ARCHIVE, World Vital Records, and MyHeritage Library Edition. The library is not open for any other research during the meeting.

Southern California Genealogy Society & Library
417 Irving Dr.
Burbank, CA 91504
scgs@scgsgenealogy.com
www.scgsgenealogy.com
818.843.7262

27 November 2019

[CA-SCGS] Happy Thanksgiving from SCGS



Happy Thanksgiving to all of you, 
our SCGS members, families and friends.

Our library will be closed on Thanksgiving Day 
through Saturday, November 30. 

The library will be open for research on 
Sunday, December 1st from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Southern California Genealogy Society
and Family History Library

417 Irving Dr.
Burbank, CA 91504-2408
818-843-7247
www.scgsgenealogy.com
Email: scgs@scgsgenealogy.com

26 November 2019

[CA-SCGS] Legacy Family Tree User Group Meeting, Monday, December 9, 2019, 6:00 to 8:00 pm


SCGS Legacy Family Tree
User Group

Monday, December 9, 2019
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.



The Legacy Family Tree User Group is a forum to learn this software program, answer
questions, improve your efficiency and assist others with your expertise- whether you use the
free download, Legacy 7, Legacy 8 or Legacy 9.

Legacy Family Tree is one of the most popular software programs to store your family tree. You
can add pictures and documents to your ancestors; create a variety of reports; properly (and painlessly) cite sources; obtain research assistance and much more.

All are welcome to participate! You may want to bring your laptop or tablet to practice your skills as we explore Legacy’s capabilities.

For further information contact the Legacy User Group Leader Barb Randall at barbmran@aol.com.

Southern California Genealogical Society 
& Family Research Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, California
Cross street Glenoaks
818.843.7247