There is till time to register for Dave Obee’s presentation: “Write Your Family History.”
Dave is an internationally acclaimed genealogist, author and journalist. If anyone can finally get us putting “pen to paper”
and getting us past our writer’s block its Dave! To be sure we get your email information to me in time by Wednesday, Oct. 28 please
register via PayPal or credit card by our society’s secure website: www.skagitvalleygenealogy.org.
Once we receive your registration ($10 USD) we will email you the Zoom invitation/link on Wednesday, October 28.
Your invitation will be coming from: firstname.lastname@example.org. So look for it in your email inbox.
We look forward to you joining us on-line!
Margie Wilson, president
Skagit Valley Genealogical Society
Burlington, WA 98233
PS Scroll down the flier to THURSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 10:15AM-NOON for a description of Dave’s class. See you there!
An Important Announcement from the
Skagit Valley Genealogical Society
to All Members:
If you have questions
www.skagitvalleygenealogy.org; Email: email@example.com; or Call 360.757.6224
We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, April 11
from 1-3pm at the Burlington Public Library.
Skagit Valley Genealogical Society presents:
An Introduction to Jewish Genealogy
by professional genealogist Lily Bogash Kohn
BURLINGTON – Join the Skagit Valley Genealogical Society in exploring how to research your Jewish ancestors on Sat., October 12 from 1-3 pm at the Burlington Public Library, 820 E. Washington Ave. The featured guest speaker is professional genealogist Lily Bogash Kohn who will present, “An Introduction to Jewish Genealogy.” Ms Kohn will discuss how to get started in researching your Jewish ancestry, explore helpful US and international research resources and websites, consider historical context in your research, and offer other helpful resources specific to Jewish genealogy. Ms. Kohn’s presentation will also include her own personal journey of discovering her Jewish ancestors in Europe through visiting cemeteries and ancestral sites. These educational programs are presented in partnership with the Burlington Public Library. The public is welcome and admission is free. For further details call (360) 757-6224 or (360) 755-0760 or visit www.skagitvalleygenealogy.org or www.burlingtonwa.gov/library.
Skagit Valley Genealogical
To Offer Genealogy Research Help by Appointment
BURLINGTON – The Skagit Valley Genealogical Society (SVGS) now offers free, one-on-one research assistance by experienced genealogy volunteers. To schedule a family history research consultation call 360-840-3002. This new consultation by-appointment offering replaces SVGS’ former program of volunteers being available on first Saturdays of the month at the Burlington Library.
SVGS also offers educational programs by genealogy experts on the second Saturday of the month, 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Burlington Public Library, 820 E. Washington Avenue. The public is invited to attend SVGS’ membership meetings and programs. No meetings are held in July, August and December. For details and to become a member of SVGS visit skagitvalleygenealogy.org or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SVGS’ September 14 program will be an introductory tutorial about using a new software program called DNA Painter. SVGS’ DNA genealogy expert Barbara Johnson will be the guest speaker. This new software tool will help genealogists to easily clarify DNA matches by defining the common shared ancestor in a DNA match.