25 September 2016

[CA-SCGS] SCGS Writers Group Meeting - Sunday, October 9, 2016

The SCGS Writers Group will be meeting on Sunday, October 9, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the SCGS Library in Burbank.
 


          1.) Halloween

          2.) Family Mystery/Genealogy Puzzle

*For your reference, here’s a link to an online article to help us all generate ideas on ways to incorporate dialogue in our writing: http://www.writersdigest.com/online-editor/the-7-tools-of-dialogue
 
  

Meets: 2nd Sunday of each month
Hours: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Contact: Jennifer Taylor, JenmichelleTaylor@icloud.com 
Location: 417 Irving Drive, Burbank, CA 91504
Southern California Genealogy Society Library
 
 
Southern California Genealogical Society Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, California
 
Cross street: Glenoaks
 
(818) 843-7247
 
 



 


24 September 2016

[CA-SCGS] French-Canadian Heritage Society of California--Fall Program--Sunday, October 23, 2016

****Save the Date!!****

The French-Canadian Heritage Society of California (FCHSC)
invites you to attend our next meeting.
Sunday, October 23, 2016
10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
 
At the Southern California Genealogy & Research Library
417 Irving Drive, Burbank, CA 91504-2408
 
FALL MEETING PROGRAM
10:00 am to 10:15 am
FCHSC Announcements
 
10:15 am to Noon
PROGRAM TBD
 
Noon to 1 pm
Pot Luck Luncheon and Social Hour
 
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
"Hands-on" research assistance with our team of experts.
All library resources including PRDH, LaFrance and Ancestry.com will be available.
 
PUBLIC WELCOME!
 
French-Canadian DNA Project--FCHSC sponsors this project as a way of honoring our French ancestry. Visit www.frenchdna.org to find out how to join the project and to see test results for over 4,000 group members from the United States, Canada, France, plus other countries. Honor your French-Canadian heritage by helping to establish the DNA signature of your earliest ancestor.
 
Please also mark your calendar for our Spring Meeting on March 26, 2017.
Jamboree 2017 will take place at the LA Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, June 8-11, 2017. More details are forthcoming over the next few months.
 
FCHSC is affiliated with:
Southern California Genealogy Society, 417 Irving Drive, Burbank, CA
Telephone: 818-843-7247, or email us at fchsc@scgsgenealogy.com
Cross Street: Glenoaks Blvd.
 
 





23 September 2016

[CA-SCGS] 2016 SCGS Elections--Nominations by Petition

 
Nominations for the Board of Directors for 2016 through 2018

 The election of Directors to the Southern California Genealogical Society Board of Directors will soon take place.  There are five openings to be filled. The Board would like to thank Dave Burde, Jean Taeuffer, Mary Daly, and Suzy Goulet for their service over the past years.

In accordance with the By-Laws of SCGS, a candidate for a Board vacancy may be nominated by petition signed by not less than five (5) members in good standing and delivered to the Recording Secretary. For a copy of the petition, please contact the Recording Secretary at kdholland2002@yahoo.com.

Please deliver any such petitions nominating additional candidate(s), along with a photo and short biography (100 words maximum) of the candidate nominated to:

SCGS Library – Attn:  Recording Secretary
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA   91504-2408

Petitions must be received at the SCGS Library no later than close of business Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 4:00 pm.

 
Ballots will be mailed to all members in good standing in mid-October.  The completed ballots must be physically received in the SCGS Library no later than 4:00 pm on Wednesday, December 7, 2016.
Election results will be announced at the Annual Meeting which will be held Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.



 
Southern California Genealogical Society and Library
417 Irving Ave
Burbank, CA 91504-2408
818-843-7247


[CA-SCGS] 2016 SCGS Elections--Nominations by Petition

 
Nominations for the Board of Directors for 2016 through 2018

 The election of Directors to the Southern California Genealogical Society Board of Directors will soon take place.  There are five openings to be filled. The Board would like to thank Dave Burde, Jean Taeuffer, Mary Daly, and Suzy Goulet for their service over the past years.

In accordance with the By-Laws of SCGS, a candidate for a Board vacancy may be nominated by petition signed by not less than five (5) members in good standing and delivered to the Recording Secretary.

Please deliver any such petitions nominating additional candidate(s), along with a photo and short biography (100 words maximum) of the candidate nominated to:

SCGS Library – Attn:  Recording Secretary
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA   91504-2408

Petitions must be received at the SCGS Library no later than close of business Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 4:00 pm.

 
Ballots will be mailed to all members in good standing in mid-October.  The completed ballots must be physically received in the SCGS Library no later than 4:00 pm on Wednesday, December 7, 2016.
Election results will be announced at the Annual Meeting which will be held Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.


 
Southern California Genealogical Society and Library
417 Irving Ave
Burbank, CA 91504-2408
818-843-7247


[CA-SCGS] 2016 SCGS Elections--Nominations by Petition

 
Nominations for the Board of Directors for 2016 through 2018

 The election of Directors to the Southern California Genealogical Society Board of Directors will soon take place.  There are five openings to be filled. The Board would like to thank Dave Burde, Jean Taeuffer, Mary Daly, and Suzy Goulet for their service over the past years.

In accordance with the By-Laws of SCGS, a candidate for a Board vacancy may be nominated by petition signed by not less than five (5) members in good standing and delivered to the Recording Secretary.

Please deliver any such petitions nominating additional candidate(s), along with a photo and short biography (100 words maximum) of the candidate nominated to:

SCGS Library – Attn:  Recording Secretary
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA   91504-2408

Petitions must be received at the SCGS Library no later than close of business Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 4:00 pm.

 
Ballots will be mailed to all members in good standing in mid-October.  The completed ballots must be physically received in the SCGS Library no later than 4:00 pm on Wednesday, December 7, 2016.
Election results will be announced at the Annual Meeting which will be held Saturday, December 10, 2016 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.


 
Southern California Genealogical Society and Library
417 Irving Ave
Burbank, CA 91504-2408
818-843-7247

22 September 2016

[CA-SCGS] Beginner's Class - First Steps: Saturday,October 8, 2016

Beginner's Class - First Steps


Just starting out and looking for some help?

Are you realizing that you are not going to find everything you want to know on just one or two websites?

Join the Southern California Genealogical Society in learning how to start your research right.

The Southern California Genealogical Society's Beginner's Class - First Steps will be offered Saturday, October 8, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Southern California Genealogical Society Research Library.

The class is free to SCGS members and open to the public for $10.

The Beginner's Class - First Steps will provide you with the information and skills necessary to begin the search for your ancestors. The class introduces you to the basics, including setting goals, keeping organized, identifying resources, using federal and state census records and introduction to  online sources that are available. A free tour of the SCGS Research Library is available following the class for those interested. All participants are invited to attend the Lunch and Learn presentations immediately following the class.

To register, email beginner@scgsgenealogy.com or call (818)843-7247.

The SCGS Research Library will be closed for research that day.

Southern California Genealogical Society
and Family Research Library

417 Irving Drive
(Cross Street Glenoaks)
Burbank, CA 91504
www.scgsgenealogy.com

21 September 2016

[CA-SCGS] Upcoming SoCal Genealogy Events - October 2016


October 2016


October brings a bounty of many educational opportunities. Get your calendars ready - happy ancestor hunting!


01  Orange County California Genealogical Society - meeting, Gena Philibert-Ortega 

01  San Luis Obispo Co Genealogical Society - meeting, Cafi Cohen and James Papp

01  Santa Barbara Genealogical Society - Open house

03  Corona Genealogical Society - meeting, Steve Lech 

08  Society of Hispanic Historical and Ancestral Research meeting - meeting, Letty Rodella


08  San Diego Genealogical Society - meeting, Ray Raser and Simran K Noon

09  Immigrant Genealogical Society - Pomeranian Special Interest Group meeting
        Rose Falkenhagen

09  Jewish Genealogical Society of Los Angeles JGSLA Assisted Research Day 
         at the Family History Library


15  San Diego Genealogy Day - Anne Gillespie Mitchell, Keynote speaker
         CoSponsored by The San Diego History Center and San Diego Genealogical Society

15  South Orange County California Genealogical Society - Family History Seminar
        with Lisa Louise Cooke 

15  Ventura County Genealogical Society - 2016 Family History Harvest Seminar

         with Judy G. Russell, JD, CG℠ , CGL℠

15  Whittier Area Genealogical Society - meeting, Ted Gostin


16  Jewish Genealogical Society of the Conejo Valley and Ventura County
             11th Anniversary with Judy G. Russell, JD, CG℠ , CGL℠
         
16   Questing Heirs Genealogical Society - meeting, Barbara Randall

18   California African American Genealogical Society - meeting

18   Conejo Valley Genealogical Society - meeting

18   Genealogical Society of the Morongo Basin - meeting

18   Kern County Genealogical Society meeting - meeting, Kathy Walker & Linda Wong

18   Los Angeles Westside Genelogical Society - meeting

22   2016 International Genetic Genealogy Conference sponsored by
&23      The Institute for Genetic Genealogy, held in Mission Bay, San Diego

22  Chula Vista Genealogical Society - Family History Day

22  Nikkei Genealogical Society meeting at Japanese American National Museum

23  British Isles Family History Society - USA  - meeting, Cheri Mello 

23  French-Canadian Heritage Society of California - Fall meeting

25  North San Diego County Genealogical Society - meeting, Amy Davis

26  South Bay Cities Genealogical Society - meeting

29  Escondido Genealogical Society - meeting

Some Seminars and meetings may require registration and fees. Check the websites for more information, availability, and applicable prices. SCGS is not responsible for fees or the events listed above.

Do you have an event you would like featured in our SoCal Events posts?
SCGS is happy to help out and let our readers know of opportunities to further their genealogical education. To ensure you are included in future posts, please send the date, conference or seminar title, featured speaker, and a live link to your website or flyer to socialmedia@scgsgenealogy.com with the heading "SoCal Event".

20 September 2016

[CA-SCGS] The Fall 2016 Searcher is Now Online!

The Fall 2016 edition  of The Searcher is out and is now available online. Members may access the digital version in the Member Area of the SCGS Website. Once you sign in as a member, click on "read online issues".

You don't want to miss this edition!

Catch up on all the latest SCGS news, Jamboree and Genetic Genealogy announcements, area events, research tips, recent acquisitions, and enjoy the literary endeavors of your fellow family historians and genealogists.

Go Digital!  It's faster than US mail and earth-friendly.

Take the next step. "Opt-out" of receiving a printed copy of The Searcher by e-mailing Searcher@scgsgenelaogy. Put "Digital Searcher" in the subject line and include your name and address.

Make sure you're signed up for SCGS emails and we'll notify you when the next issue is up and ready.



Go ahead!  Jump into the digital millennium!

Southern California Genealogical Society
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA 91504-2408
818-843-7247
www.scgsgeneealogy.com