Posts Tagged ‘programs’

VENTURA COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY Free Family History Presentation

THE VENTURA COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY presents a Free Family History Presentation Saturday, June 15, 2019, at the Camarillo Library Community Room 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, CA 93010 1:00 P.M. “Deception, Divorce, Desertion, and DNA; Finding a Grandfather for Dave” Presented by Cheryl Storton, CG This presentation will explore a case study which begins with…

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Family History Presentation

THE VENTURA COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY presents a Free Family History Presentation Saturday, May 18, 2019, at the Camarillo Library Community Room 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, CA 1:00 P.M. GOING TO AMERICA – AN INTERACTIVE SIMULATION OF THE ELLIS ISLAND IMMIGRATION PROCESS WITH JOEL WEINTRAUB Have you ever wondered what immigrants arriving at Ellis Island…

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Free Family History Program

THE VENTURA COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY presents a Free Family History Presentation Saturday, January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. at the Camarillo Library Community Room 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, CA 1:00 P.M.: “1890 CENSUS SUBSTITUTES” SPEAKER: Lisa Schumacher Family history researchers rely heavily on Census records from 1790 to 1940. However, most of the 1890…

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So Your Speaker Cancelled, Now What?

Photo credit: pixgood.com As Program or Education chair of your society, you’ve spent hours carefully crafting a speaker roster for lectures, webinars and special events. But rest assured, it will happen. A speaker will cancel. It might be as mundane as car trouble. Or as recent events have shown, it might be as significant as…

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Roundtable Programs for Your Genealogy Society

While you’re working on your program schedule for the new year, consider this: with a little pre-planning, you can provide a unique interactive educational opportunity for your members without having to wait for a conference or webinar.  Join guest John Sabol, author and lecturer on Slovak genealogy, as he discusses what he calls “speed dating…

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SWAT: Analyzing Your Society from the Inside Out

Is your society stuck in a rut? Do your programs make watching paint dry seem exciting? Learn how can you analyze your society, taking into account its strengths and weaknesses, in order to improve member benefits and programs. And what about after your brainstorming session? How do you overcome the “lull” in between board meetings…

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