The Eastside Genealogical Society will meet on Thursday, June 14, 2018 in the Bellevue Regional Library (Room 1), 1111 – 110th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004 at 7 pm, with doors opening at 6:30 pm for networking.
Two events: 1) “Preparing to Visit an Archive”, including Fiske Genealogical Library, NARA in Seattle, and the Family History Library in Salt Lake City will be presented by Celia McNay, President of EGS. Now that the rain has stopped, are you ready to be out and search for records??? Preparing in advance for an archive visit will better enable you to be successful. Are there special collections? Is there someone to assist with resources? When is the best time to go? This and more will be covered so when you visit a library or archive this summer, you won’t come home empty-handed!
2) Honoring past EGS Presidents and serving refreshments, as part of the commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of EGS. Come learn, mingle, and celebrate 40 years of finding ancestors!
Presenter: Celia McNay did her first family history project when she was 16 years old and has been doing genealogy, preserving family stories, and searching out relatives ever since. She has a bachelor’s degree in Family History and enjoys teaching others about genealogy. Celia is the current president of Eastside Genealogical Society, a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, and is a Family History consultant for the LDS Church. She taught for the Bellevue Regional Library in their ‘Genealogy Boot Camp’ workshops in 2013, 2014, and 2016 and in the Family History Fair for four years.
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