23 November 2020

[CA-SCGS] #Giving Tuesday is December 1, 2020. 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

22 November 2020

[CA--SCGS] Southern California Genealogy Society (SCGS) Annual Meeting--Saturday, December 12, 2020 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. ONLINE Meeting


SCGS Annual Meeting!!
 


Annual Meeting, Saturday, December 12, 2020

    New time! 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm.

    ONLINE meeting. 

 

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/755243045

You can also dial in using your phone.

United States: +1 (571) 317-3122

Access Code: 755-243-045

 

Join us for the SCGS Annual Meeting from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 12, 2020 . The minutes from the 2019 meeting will be reviewed for your approval.  The newly elected Board Members will be announced. Members of the Board will give you an update on what has happened during the year as well as plans for next year. 

The plans for two virtual conferences in 2021 (Genetic Genealogy June 4-5 and Jamboree June 11-12) will be revealed.  For those who attend online, there will a random drawing for a free registration for each conference after the meeting.  The two winners will be informed by email.

Mark your calendars and plan to join us.  E-mail scgs@scgsgenealogy.com for more details.


Southern California Genealogical Society and Family History Libray

417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA 91504-2408
818.843.7247
www.scgsgenealogy.com
Email: scgs@scgsgenealogy.com



21 November 2020

[CA-SCGS] GHSA Interest Group Meeting, Saturday, December 5, 2020, CANCELLED


The GSHA Interest Group will NOT meet on Saturday, December 5, 2020. We apologized for the incovenience.

Hispanic Tuesdays meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month (except December) from 10-4 pm. Leonard Trujillo will be available for research assistance.

Email Leonard at lennytrujillo51@aol.com for reservations.

The mission of the Genealogical Society of Hispanic America-Southern California (GSHA) is to promote Hispanic genealogical and historical research, and to expand awareness and knowledge of Hispanic culture, historical contributions, and traditions. The GSHA-SC is a large and active group that meets at the SCGS Library four times a year, usually on the first Saturday in the months of February, May, August & December, from 10-4 pm. 

Meetings feature speakers and/or workshops, a break for a no host, family style lunch, and opportunities to network and research after lunch. Meetings are free and open to the public. Guests are always welcome and invited to join the group. 
Contact: Cathy Romero at cath.romero@sbcglobal.net
Southern California Genealogy Society & Library
417 Irving Dr.
Burbank, CA 91504
Cross street: Glenoaks
818.843-7262

20 November 2020

[CA-SCGS] The Master Genealogist User Group Meeting Saturday, December 5, 2020 Cancelled

SCGS TMG User Group Meeting
Saturday, December 5, 2020
Cancelled for December


The Master Genealogist User Group (TMG-UG) meets monthly on the afternoon of the first Saturday of the month except for holiday weekends and scheduled SCGS events. Meetings are held at the SCGS Family Research Library in Burbank. The library is not open for research during the meeting.


TMG-UG meeting dates for 2020 are posted on the SCGS Computer Software User Groups web page and on the SCGS calendar.


Contact Patt Ricketts at pattskatts@gmail.com to reserve your seat.
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.
Maximum capacity = 6 people.

Please direct any questions you may have about the meeting to Patt Ricketts. To add your name to our meeting reminder list contact Cheri.


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

818-843-7247
www.scgsgenealogy.com
scgs@scgsgenealogy.com

15 November 2020

[CA-SCGS] Irish Interest Group Workshop, Sunday, November 29, 2020 10:00 to 4:00 pm

                      

                        

    Researching your Irish roots? 
        Interested in Celtic history?







If the answer to either question is yes, then you won’t want to miss the next quarterly SCGS Irish Workshop on Sunday, November 29, 2020, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.

The topic will be "Finding Irish records before 1850".

                                      GO TO MEETING for IRISH WORKSHOP Link:

 

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/170016421                             

 



There is no fee for participating and you do not need to be an SCGS member to attend. For more information click here. The library will be closed for general research.
SCGS Irish Interest Group
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
5th Sunday of the Month

SCGS Family Research Library
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, California
www.scgsgenealogy.com
818.843.7247

13 November 2020

[CA-SCGS] Legacy Family Tree Users Group Meeting, Monday, December 14 2020, 6:00 to 8:00 pm

 


SCGS Legacy Family Tree Users Group

Monday, December 14, 2020
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

SCGS Legacy Family Tree Users Group

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/826180461

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (646) 749-3122

Access Code: 826-180-461

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/826180461



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 Barbara Gaitely at barbgen12@gmail.com

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

12 November 2020

[CA--SCGS] SCGS Beginner’s Class – First Steps

Do You Want to 
Trace Your Family Tree?


SCGS Beginner’s Class – First Steps

Saturday, November 14, 2020
    9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Taught by Mark Cross
  
An introduction to the basics including
setting goals, keeping organized, identifying resources,
using Federal and state census records 
& introduction to Ancestry.com and My Heritage

Fee: FREE
Online class!!

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8134358957039203596

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (562) 247-8321

Access Code: 295-362-962

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:
https://global.gotomeeting.com/install/504970949


Sign up by emailing beginner@scgsgenealogy.com  or call 818-843-7247 

Southern California Genealogy Society & Library
417 Irving Dr.
Burbank, CA 91504-2408
818.843.7247
www.scgsgenealogy.com
scgs@scgsgenealogy.com


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11 November 2020

[CA--SCGS] Honoring Our Veterans on November 11, 2020

In honor of our veterans on November 11, 2020


Thank you for your service.

The Southern California Genealogical Society
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA 91504-2408

818.843.7247
scgs@scgsgenealogy.com
www.scgsgenealogy.com