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Sunday, July 22 through Friday, July 27
Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh  (Special Event)
La Roche College, 9000 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Registration will begin in March 2018.  Web site: http://www.gripitt.org/  Eight courses will be offered:

  • Intermediate Genealogy: Tools for Digging Deeper with Paula Stuart‐Warren, CG, FMGS, FUGA
  • Fundamentals of Forensic Genealogy with Cathi Desmarais, CG, Kelvin Meyers, Michael Ramage, J.D., CG
  • Women and Children First!: Research Methods for the Hidden Half of the Family with Judy G. Russell, J.D., CG, CGL
  • Walking in Penn’s Woods: Pennsylvania Research with Amy E. K. Arner
  • Practical Genetic Genealogy with Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D.
  • Advanced Genetic Genealogy with CeCe Moore
  • You Be The Judge: Practicum Using Standards to Evaluate Genealogical Work with Jeanne Bloom, CG
  • Church Records: Denominations and Problem Solving with Rev. David McDonald, D.Min., CG


Sunday, July 29 through Friday, August 3
Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh  (Special Event)
Amherst, New York

Registration will begin in March 2018.  Web site: http://www.gripitt.org/  Seven courses will be offered:

  • Intermediate Genealogy: Tools for Digging Deeper with Paula Stuart‐Warren, CG, FMGS, FUGA
  • Mastering the Art of Genealogical Documentation with Thomas W. Jones, Ph.D., CG, CGL, FASG
  • Advanced Genetic Genealogy with CeCe Moore
  • Practical Genetic Genealogy with Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D.
  • Refining Internet and Digital Skills with Cyndi Ingle
  • Advanced Land Research: Beyond Deeds with Rick Sayre, CG, CGL & Pam Sayre, CG, CGL
  • Tools and Strategies for Tackling Tough Research Problems with Kimberly Powell



Wednesday, August 1
Genealogy Association of Colleyville: Daughters of the Republic of Texas  (Other Society/Organization)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034-4574
Presenter: Sylvia Hoad


Thursday, August 2
40th Anniversary Celebration & Election of Officers  (MCGS Monthly Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Mary Lib Saleh Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector, Euless, TX 76039
We will begin the evening with our annual Ice Cream Social, including a celebration of our 40th anniversary as a genealogical society.  The Society will provide the ice cream, bowls and spoons.  Members are asked to bring their favorite toppings to share.
Following the election and installation of officers, we will proceed to the Genealogy & Local History Room, where MCGS members may purchase for $1.00 each any books not scheduled for inclusion in the remodeled room.


Saturday, August 4
Dallas Genealogical Society Summer Seminar: Way Down Home: Tracing Your Southern Roots  (Special Event)
9:30 am to 4:30 pm
J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Speaker: J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA
Mark is a dynamic and entertaining speaker with a positive attitude.  Every time he is asked a question, an answer is always readily forthcoming.
Mark’s topics for this seminar will be an invaluable resource for us all.  Whether our ancestors were always from the South, migrated into the South, or were brought here against their will, you will learn how to find those illusive ancestors.  Mark will share with us tips and tricks that are sure to stretch all of us and make us better family historians!  Details and Registration


Sunday, August 5 through Friday, August 10
National Genealogical Society Research Trip: Madison, Wisconsin  (Special Event)
Madison, Wisconsin
The National Genealogical Society (NGS) invites individuals who are researching their family history to sign up for one or more of its upcoming research trips. NGS genealogy scholars will introduce you to, and help guide your research at, renowned repositories in Madison, Wisconsin: The Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives—one of our nation’s most extensive repositories—and the Max Kade Institute, a notable source of German and German American research materials.
Details at this NGS Web page.
 


Monday, August 13
Grapevine Namedroppers: Deciphering Handwriting  (Other Society/Organization)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Grapevine Public Library, 1201 Municipal Way, Grapevine, TX 76051
Presenter: Pearl Dill


Wednesday, August 22 through Saturday, August 25
Federation of Genealogical Societies 2018 Conference  (Special Event)
Fort Wayne, Indiana
The Federation of Genealogical Societies is a non-profit corporation founded in January 1976 and headquartered in Austin, Texas. It links hundreds of U.S. based genealogy societies and their members. The FGS sponsors an annual conference with four days of lectures, including one full day devoted to society management topics.



Wednesday, September 5
Genealogy Association of Colleyville: Roundtable - Planning for 2019  (Other Society/Organization)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Colleyville Senior Center, 2512 Glade Road, Colleyville, TX 76034-4574


MCGS Meeting: City Directories and Newspapers
Thursday, September 6
MCGS Meeting: City Directories and Newspapers  (MCGS Monthly Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Euless Police Department Training Room, 1102 W Euless Blvd. (Hwy. 10), Euless, TX 76040
Note: We will be meeting in this new location until the Library remodel is complete!
Presenter: Sandra Crowley, MCGS Seminar Coordinator
Sandra Crowley is a genealogist and lecturer based in the Dallas/Fort Worth area who specializes in using technology for all aspects of family history.  As a speaker at RootsTech, her presentation was selected to be streamed live via the Internet.
Sandra has a B.B.A. degree in management with more than 25 years experience working with technology companies, including as a consultant for Hewlett-Packard.  Sandra has taught PowerPoint, Online Genealogy and Family Tree Maker at Tarrant County Community College combining her 20 years of family research with knowledge of technology. She was named Volunteer of the Year by the Dallas Genealogical Society in 2011.