29 July 2011

SCGS August Lunch and Learn, August 13

LUNCH AND LEARN (Double Bill!)
Southern California Genealogical Society and Family Research Library
417 Irving Drive, Burbank, California 91504 818-843-7247
Saturday August 13, 2011
Doors open at 12noon

Lunch - 12:00 noon to 1p.m.
Sit, chat, and share your genealogy stories and questions while eating your brown bag lunch. Learn - 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. with questions and answers

What's is Social Networking - And Why Should a Genealogist Care?
Presented by Jay Holladay

Blogs, feed readers, wikis, webinars, Twitter, Facebook, social networking - what's this stuff all about? How will it help me in my genealogy endeavors? Jay Holladay will introduce these topics and give examples of how they can assist your research and facilitate the exchange of information with other family members. This presentation will be aimed at those who would like to learn about the new Internet tools, but members who are already users of blogs, wikis, etc. are also encouraged to attend and share their experiences and favorite sites. Jay Holladay leads the Information Technology Team at the SCGS Library and is a member of the SCGS Board of Directors. He has been doing genealogy research since 1993 and specializes in Kentucky research. He authors a blog about his Holladay family research.

What's is Google - And Why Should a Genealogist Care?
Presented by Sam T. Ward

Sam T. Ward will introduce all that is Google and show examples illustrating how all that is Google can assist your research and facilitate the interest and exchange of information with other family members. Since retirement from aerospace, Sam T. Ward has been aggressively researching his family history toward a goal of publishing a family memoir. Having started this task so late in his life, Sam is quite aware of the significant challenge he faces. He is meeting this challenge by applying skills that he honed during his military and aerospace careers to aid his genealogy efforts. He is a member of the Southern California Genealogical Society, the California African American Genealogy Society, the Pasadena Area African American Genealogy Society, and the Corona Genealogical Society. He is also a member of the Lowndes County Historical Society of Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia.

The library will not be open for research.

Any questions please contact Charlotte at rubymoon01@yahoo.com

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