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Genealogy Garage
Saturday, October 15

11:00am - 1:00 pm
Finding Your Hispanic Roots in the LAPL
Mexico research expert John Schmal will help you dig through the library's archives as we search for your roots in the New World.

Genealogy Garage
Saturday, November 19

11:00am - 1:00 pm
Portable Scanners: A Demonstration
Workshop leader Barbara Randall shares one of her favorite devices for the family researcher: the portable scanner. Make it one of your best friends while visiting libraries & archives or copying priceless family photographs and documents in the field. Learn how they work and their versatility. Bring a photograph and/or document that you would like to have scanned. If you have a portable scanner, bring it and learn more!.

Holiday: Nov. 23-24 - Closed

SCGS Annual Meeting & Luncheon
Saturday, December 10

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

The newly-elected Board members will be announced. Long-time members and past presidents will be honored. Learn about what's been happening this year and the plans for next year. A full registration to the 2017 Jamboree will be raffled off.

Holidays: Dec. 18-26 & 31- Closed

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24/7 Member Access to archived Sessions & Webinars
24/7 Remote Access to MyHeritage Library Edition
Field Trips to area repositories
Guided research trips to Salt Lake City and Ft. Wayne
Interest groups for computer software users, writers, and ethnic geographic research.
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Webinars, seminars, workshops.

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Wednesday, October 19

Genealogical Pits I've Fallen Into
and How to Avoid Them!

by Pam Vestal

Genealogy is a great treasure hunt, but sometimes the clues are easy to misunderstand, or to miss altogether. Learn to dodge some of the pitfalls that can keep you from reaching your goals.

Pam Vestal is a professional genealogist and speaker from West Linn, Oregon, and the owner of Generations Genealogy, LLC. When she isn’t giving presentations or researching on behalf of her clients, she offers private training to those seeking to improve their research skills. She is currently writing a book about voting records and has an article on the subject that will be published in the December, 2015 issue of the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly.

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Saturday, November 5

Weaving the Research Quilt
by Barbara Randall

Your research can weave the story of your ancestors and piece the quilt together. Ancestor lives are not isolated in the separate documents you've collected but are in the whole of your research.

Barbara, an SCGS board member, is active in SCGS activities including moderating the Jamboree Extension Series Webinar series. Barbara is a member of APG, NGS, Genealogical Speakers Guild, NEHGS, NYG&B. She is editor of the British Isles Family History Society- USA Journal and president of the British Isles Family History Society-USA. Barbara is a DAR volunteer genealogist/consultant. She is a special education middle school teacher/coordinator.


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