South King County Genealogical Society News

BOARD ELECTIONS – RESULTS

Welcome to Valorie Zimmerman, our newly elected society President, and to Alexis Scholz, incoming Vice President filling the position vacated by Valorie. Thanks goes to our reelected Treasurer, Michele Mattoon, who will serve a second two-year term. A special thanks to Barbara Mattoon who leaves the President position but will remain on the Board as the Education Director. Thank you to MaryLynn Strickland, Member-at-Large, for another term. We are grateful for the talented individuals leading our society into the future. 

JUNE 2021 MEETINGS & EVENTS

Be in the know! Receive notices for our virtual meetings, as well as the latest genealogy news and tips, by subscribing (free) to the online group at https://skcgs.groups.io

Skcgs.groups.io is the SKCGS online discussion and collaboration arena where:

  • we communicate and share information with each other
  • other than your email, you are not required to provide personal information
  • you can unsubscribe at any time

PROGRAM CHANGES IN JUNE

  • Family Tree Maker User Group is cancelled in June (sign up for our June 5 seminar instead!)
  • Research/Person of Interest Special Interest Group is cancelled starting in June
  • There is no General Meeting in June, July, or August
  • King County Library System/SKCGS joint monthly program is on hiatus
  • NEW! We have two Genealogy Chats in June:  June 7 from 1-3pm and June 28, 1-3pm


Friday, June 4, 2021, 12:30pm-2:30pm PT
German Interest Group (EGS)

“Finding my 19th Century Immigrants from Germanic Europe” presented by David S Raese.
Visitors are always welcome and can request an invitation via Contact tab on the website no later than 2 days prior to the meeting: https://egsgermangroup.wordpress.com/

Saturday, June 5, 2021, 9am-4pm PT
LAWS, LEGACIES & LOSERS – A Day With Judy Russell, The Legal Genealogist

South King County Genealogical Society is pleased to present guest speaker Judy Russell, JD, CG, CGL
For more information http://skcgs.org/seminar.html

Monday, June 7, 2021, 1pm-3pm PT
Genealogy Chat

Meet up and chat about genealogy subjects and topics. We have no agenda; we just like one another! Go to https://skcgs.groups.io/g/Society for meeting link, discussion and meeting reminders. This is a virtual meeting with closed captioning available. Dial-in (audio only) is also available.

Monday, June 14, 2021, 1pm-3pm PT
Genetic Genealogy/DNA

“How and where to download and upload a GEDCOM File”
This group is for genealogists who use DNA data as part of their research. Go to https://skcgs.groups.io/g/Genetic-Genealogy for meeting link, meeting reminders and discussion. This is a virtual meeting with closed captioning available. Dial-in (audio only) is also available.

Monday, June 21, 2021, 1pm-3pm PT
Technical User Group

“Tech Q&A Roundtable”
The Technology User Group is for sharing knowledge and learning about technology tools, media, apps and websites. Go to https://skcgs.groups.io/g/TUG for meeting link, meeting reminders and discussion. This is a virtual meeting with closed captioning available. Dial-in (audio only) is also available.

Monday, June 28, 2021, 1pm-3pm PT
Genealogy Chat

Meet up and chat about genealogy subjects and topics. We have no agenda; we just like one another! Go to https://skcgs.groups.io/g/Society for meeting link, discussion and meeting reminders. This is a virtual meeting with closed captioning available. Dial-in (audio only) is also available.

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