28 January 2011

SCGS - DNA and Irish Interest Group Meetings This Weekend

It's a big weekend for our DNA and Irish interest groups this weekend. All meetings will be held at the SCGS Library, 417 Irving Drive, Burbank. The cross street is Glenoaks.

Saturday, January 22 - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
DNA Interest Group

Tips on Getting the Most out of Autosomal Testing (Family Finder)
Presenters: Bonny Cook, Alice Fairhurst, Kathy Johnston
10:00-10:30 Answering questions about DNA testing.
10:30-12:00 Giving examples of autosomal testing and showing what it can and can’t do for the genealogy researcher.

$5.00 donation is requested. Individualized help will be available after the formal presentation for those who want to order DNA tests or who have received DNA results and need help managing their personal page or interpreting their results. A drawing will be held for a $30 discount certificate for ordering a DNA test. Brown bag or join us for pizza for an additional $5.00.

The DNA Project Administrators Roundtable will also be held on Saturday from 2-4 p.m.

Sunday, January 23
Irish Interest Group

The focus for Sunday's workshop is Scots-Irish, led by SCGS member Clyda Murray-Bhatt. Clyda will speak at 11:00 a.m., before the lunch break. Interest group leader Marge Rossini will introduce some new resources and tips, and she will help with Irish research questions in the afternoon. Drop by the library and enjoy a full day of research dedicated to those Irish or Scots-Irish ancestors.

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