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Pizza Webinar Wednesday
Pizza Webinar Wednesday  (Bulletin Article)
Wednesday, August 21
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
CCGS Research Center, 402 E. Lauridsen Blvd, Port Angeles
Start time is 12:30.  $5 donation if you wish to eat pizza, webinar is free. 
This month's topic is "A Path to Distant Lands:  America's Ethnic Settlements"  by Sharon D. Monson.  "Locating an ancestral homeland often depends on where an immigrant settled in America and what the motivation was for making an arduous journey.  Choice of location could have been based on family or friends, culture, climate or geography, land grants or religious practices."   Come join us to listen, learn and share!
 
 
 



General Meeting  “Organized Research From Cradle To Grave”;  Lori Lee Sauber
General Meeting “Organized Research From Cradle To Grave”; Lori Lee Sauber  (Monthly Meetings)
Saturday, September 7
9:30 am to 12:00 pm
Carver Room, Port Angeles Library (NOLS), Peabody and Lauridsen
 (1st Saturday, Monthly Meeting), 9:30 Coffee & Chatting, 10:00 - 12:00 Meeting & Presentation  (Our no fee events are open to the public. Donations gratefully accepted or affordable annual membership.) 
 
Stages of life leave easy to follow footsteps from the cradle to the grave: many, many footsteps.  Before launching on a research journey, some decisions need to be made first.  What we do with our research information when we're done is key to knowing how to maintain an organized research process.  This provides A to Z guidelines for managing a genealogy research project so you get the outcome of your dreams every time.  Learn how basic project management techniques and the use of creative tools will vault your research process into assured success.
 
Academic Degrees:
Bachelor's of Fine Arts (Fiber Arts and Textiles)
 
Research Specialty:
Colonial ; Emigration & Immigration ; Federal Records ; Library of Congress ; Lineage Societies ; Migration ; Quaker
 
Time Period Specialty:
18th Century ; 19th Century ; 20th Century
 
Service Categories:
Technology ; Lecturer/Seminars ; Project Management ; Family Heirloom Preservation
 
 
Biography:
Lori Lee Sauber is a professional genealogist, entrepreneur, and inventor. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Fiber Arts and Textiles from the University of Washington. She managed technology projects in the apparel industry for over 35 years. Her love of family research goes back many decades and was finally formalized in 2016 with completion of a Certificate of Genealogy from the UW. She launched her genealogy business, LSquared Innovations, in 2017. Her invention, the L2Scrollio Research Kits, combines textile technology with genealogy research practices to create a unique product that helps family researchers stay organized and work with data in a visual manner. Lori Lee is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, Peter Puget Chapter of DAR, and the Seminar Chair for the Seattle Genealogical Society. She authors a Blog focused on family research projects in action on her website www.lsquaredinnovations.com.


Genealogy Brain Trust:  Discussion Topic:  Writing Your Family History
Genealogy Brain Trust: Discussion Topic: Writing Your Family History  (Education)
Wednesday, September 11
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
CCGS Research Center, 402 E. Lauridsen Blvd, Port Angeles
After three years of coordinating the Writers Group and one year hiatus, Nona is ready to take a fresh look at writing family history. If you've been writing, want to start writing, or stuck like Nona has been, come and get some new ideas. We'll look at different styles of writing family history. We will also try a couple of exercises that writers use to get going. Bring your pen/pencil and paper or your laptop, and sample of your writing, if you want to share. Coordinated by Nona Halvorsen, Education Coordinator and long-time CCGS member. (Our no fee events are open to the public. Donations gratefully accepted or affordable annual membership.) 


Genealogy Brain Trust 2nd Saturday:  Brick Walls
Genealogy Brain Trust 2nd Saturday: Brick Walls  (Education)
Saturday, September 14
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
CCGS Research Center, 402 E. Lauridsen Blvd, Port Angeles
Genealogy Brain Trust – Brick Walls
This is an ongoing topic every 2nd Saturday for CCGS members to brain storm with other members to solve brick walls. If you have a brick wall or have solved a brick wall, bring your research and come get help or help other members. Coordinated by Roberta Griset, our past president, and long time CCGS member. (Our no fee events are open to the public. Donations gratefully accepted or affordable annual membership.) 


Genealogy Brain Trust:  Discussion Topic is Most Exciting finds
Genealogy Brain Trust: Discussion Topic is Most Exciting finds  (Education)
Wednesday, September 18
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
CCGS Research Center, 402 E. Lauridsen Blvd, Port Angeles
Genealogy Brain Trust – Discussion Topic: Most Exciting Finds
Come share your research successes with fellow CCGS members. Be prepared to tell us and/or show us what you found, where you found it and why you were excited. Coordinated by Nona Halvorsen, Education Coordinator, past coordinator of the Writers Group, and long-time CCGS member. (Our no fee events are open to the public. Donations gratefully accepted or affordable annual membership.) 


Genealogy Brain Trust 3rd Saturday:  Discussion Topic:  Organization
Genealogy Brain Trust 3rd Saturday: Discussion Topic: Organization  (Education)
Saturday, September 21
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
CCGS Research Center, 402 E. Lauridsen Blvd, Port Angeles

Genealogy Brain Trust – Discussion Topic: Organization (Topics will change monthly.) 

As followup to the presentation at the monthly meeting, the topic this month is “Organization.” Our methods of organizing change as our genealogy research progresses. Sometimes the change breaks through a brick wall and sometimes it gets us motivated again. Members are encouraged to bring examples of how they organize their genealogy, and discuss what has worked, what has changed, and what things can be incorporated from other members or the presentation. Coordinated by Nona Halvorsen, Education Coordinator, past coordinator of the Writers Group, and long-time CCGS member.

(Our no fee events are open to the public. Donations gratefully accepted or affordable annual membership.)    



Genealogy Brain Trust:  Discussion Topic is Research in Southern States
Genealogy Brain Trust: Discussion Topic is Research in Southern States  (Education)
Wednesday, September 25
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
CCGS Research Center, 402 E. Lauridsen Blvd, Port Angeles
Many of our southern ancestors didn't stay put for very long and researching in the south is really different than researching northern states. Come share your tips and tricks, and ask for suggestions from fellow CCGS members. Coordinated by Nona Halvorsen, Education Coordinator, past coordinator of the Writers Group, and long-time CCGS member. (Our no fee events are open to the public. Donations gratefully accepted or affordable annual membership.) 


Genealogy Learning Series-Level 1 (4th Saturday)  (Education)
Saturday, September 28
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
CCGS Research Center, 402 E. Lauridsen Blvd, Port Angeles

Genealogy Learning Series - Level 1 (October – Level 2, November – Level 3)

Participants will learn how to get started doing genealogy research and get hands on experience using the subscription websites that are available at the CCGS research center.

Taught by Roberta Griset, our past president, long time CCGS member and instructor for this workshop. 

(Our no fee events are open to the public. Donations gratefully accepted or affordable annual membership.)

 



"FamilySearch: Ways With the Wikis" Joleen Aitchison  (Monthly Meetings)
Saturday, October 5
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Carver Room, Port Angeles Library, (NOLS) Peabody and Lauridsen

(1st Saturday, Monthly Meeting), 9:30 Coffee & Chatting, 10:00 - 12:00 Meeting & Presentation,

(Our no fee events are open to the public. Donations gratefully accepted or affordable annual membership.)     

 
The FamilySearch wiki is a marvelous resource for genealogists.  It contains links to databases and online resources, as well as research training guidance.  There you will also find location specific pages, and more!  We will take an in-depth look at many of the features of the Wiki.  We'll follow a path from one page to another, and into the World Wide Web yo discover how this vast site can make a difference in our research.  We will have some discussion time at the end, so bring your FamilySearch questions.
 

Joleen has been involved in genealogical endeavors since she was a child, and continues the search. She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, and the consulting genealogist for Traditions of the Ancestors (TOTA). Joleen has presented at various events throughout the United States. She teaches family history locally in Kitsap, Jefferson, and Clallam counties; as well as making presentations for area genealogical societies. She has served as a Family History Center Director, and is currently a FamilySearch Support missionary. She organized the Kitsap County Genealogy Expo held in Silverdale, WA for the five years it was held, 2013 – 2017, where she made presentations each year. You can find her blog at YourPedigree.blogspot.com.

 


HERITAGE QUEST RESEARCH LIBRARY  AUTUMN QUEST SEMINAR
HERITAGE QUEST RESEARCH LIBRARY AUTUMN QUEST SEMINAR  (Education)
Saturday, October 12
8:15 am to 3:30 pm
Emerald Queen Conference Center 5580 Pacific Hwy E, Fife, WA 98424

Heritage Quest Research Library

presents

AUTUMN QUEST

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Internationally-known speaker

DAVE OBEE

 




Case Studies in DNA by Mary Kozy.....All Day Workshop
Case Studies in DNA by Mary Kozy.....All Day Workshop  (Special event)
Saturday, November 2
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church, 925 N. Sequim Ave. Sequim, WA
"From Matches in a List to Family:  Case Studies in DNA"
More details later.