04 March 2010

KDGS News & Conferences

1. Reminder – “Who Do You Think You Are” is this Friday, March 5, 8pm on ch.48
Faces of America – Wed. evenings ch.83 & 46 (Public Television)
Ancestors in the Attic - Thursdays ch.38 (History Channel)


2. Vernon & District Family History Society Open House
The Vernon & District Family History Society is holding a public Open House this Saturday at its Resource Centre in Peace Lutheran Church 1204 30th Avenue.

Come out and see what changes have been made in the past few months. The Resource Centre is more user-friendly than ever before. There now are SIX computers with Internet access and the Library has been re-organized.Bring a Friend (or two!)
Visit your Resource Centre
Saturday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Tea/coffee/goodies will be available


3. NGS Family History Conference is in Salt Lake City this year – 28 Apr – 1 May 2010. For more details visit their website
< http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/conference_info >.

4. An article in the Toronto Star on Home Children
< http://www.thestar.com/news/ontario/article/769317 >

5. OGS Conference 2011 - Hamilton
Our 2011 Conference will be held in the Hamilton Convention Centre, May 13-15, 2011. This is the Society's 50th anniversary and so the Conference will celebrate 50 years ... and beyond. We do want to emphasize the "celebrate" part of the Conference! The conference will have an European stream.

6. The British Columbia Genealogical Society & the Jewish Genealogical Institute
Are proud to present Stephen Morse - Sunday, March 28.

Jewish Community Centre
In the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre (bottom floor)
950 West 41st Avenue,
Vancouver, BC
Doors open at 1:00 pm / Seminar 1:30 to 4:00 pm
Tickets $7.50 for BCGS & Affiliate Members
$10.00 for non-members

Tickets available from BCGS at PO Box 88054, Lansdowne Mall, Richmond, BC V6X 3T6 or at BCGS meetings or contact Susan Snalam at (604) 273-8209. Cheques should be made out to BCGS, or you can use your Visa.

Light Refreshments offered. For more information, please contact Eunice Robinson at Eunice@dccnet.com or check our website www.bcgs.ca

The two topics presented are: One-Step Webpages: A Potpourri of Genealogical Search Tools and One-Step Webpages: A Hodgepodge of Lesser-Known Gems



Have a great day. Marlene