South King County Genealogical Society Mid-July to August 2021 Meetings

MID-JULY TO EARLY AUGUST 2021 MEETINGS & EVENTS

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PROGRAM UPDATES

  • Research/Person of Interest, Genetic Genealogy/DNA, German (EGS), and Technical User interest groups are taking a summer break
  • There is no General Meeting in July or August
  • King County Library System/SKCGS joint monthly program is on hiatus
  • NEW! We have two Genealogy Chats per month in July and August

Monday, July 26, 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.

Tuesday, August 3, 2021, 6:30pm-8:30pm PT
Board Meeting

SKCGS Board Meeting. All SKCGS members are invited to attend; only Directors may vote. Write to board@skcgs.org for the meeting link.

Saturday, August 7, 2021, 10am-noon PT
Family Tree Maker User Group

Question & Answer. Each month, we will learn about using the features of FTM. Go to https://skcgs.groups.io/g/FTMUG for meeting link, meeting reminders and discussion. This is a virtual meeting with closed captioning available. Dial-in (audio only) is also available.

Monday, August 9, 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.

PLAN AHEAD
Take a look at our Fall/Winter line up of topics and speakers. Be sure to mark your calendars!

  • September 18, 2021 – “Genealogical Proof for the Everyday Genealogist” Annette Burke Lytle
  • October 16, 2021 – “You Can Do This: Photo Organizing and Preservation” Thomas MacEntee
  • November 20, 2021 – “Using Maps for Genealogical Research” Dr. Malinda Kashuba
  • January 15, 2022 – “The Hicks Babies” Dr. Leah Larkin


HELP WANTED

We could use your help to support our society in the following areas. Training provided. Interested? Contact publicity-director@skcgs.org for more information. 

Publicity Assistant:  Assist the Publicity team with monthly activities related to email marketing, digital marketing, and calendaring. Tasks are accomplished online and can be done remotely from anywhere. Good communication and organization skills desired. Come join a fun team and enjoy working on a variety of tasks! 

Publicity – Quality Assurance: Do you have an eye for detail? Help present our society in the best light possible. Assist by checking our event listings, ads, and posts on various web sites to ensure information is accurate and timely. Communicate and coordinate updates with various teams and external parties. Internet access required. Basic computer skills are helpful but good communication and follow up skills are more important. 

Designer: Are you a creative person with a love of visual communication through the use of text, photos and illustrations? Assist the Publicity team by producing designs and content for flyers and ads. Use your own software (InDesign, Publisher, etc.) or freely available Google Docs, Google Draw, Microsoft Word, etc. to create compelling visuals. To be successful, you are able to work independently, network, and find information and resources on your own. Interested in learning more? Email publicity-director@skcgs.org.

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SOUTH KING COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
PO BOX 582
AUBURN, WASHINGTON 98071-0582

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