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DNA Labs  (Summer 2017)
Friday, June 9 through Friday, September 8
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
History Room - 2nd floor Main Library
DNA Labs
There will be four DNA labs over the summer.  Bring your laptop and your library card (to use the library WIFI) to share and learn online DNA tools. At the first lab, we had several people upload their DNA to Gedmatch and some who found cousins.
We have 4 dates
·         Jun 9
·         Jul 14
·         Aug 11
·         Sep 8 
where we will meet in the History Room from 2 to 4.


Summertime Membershare  (Summer 2017)
Tuesday, June 13 through Tuesday, August 8
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Large Meeting Room - first floor - Main Library
Summertime Membershare
Informal meetings will be led by Pam Cooper in the large meeting room on the first floor of the library.
  • Tuesday, June 13th at 10:00 am
  • Tuesday, July 11th at 10:00 am
  • Tuesday, August 8th at 10:00 am
 
Bring a list of the names and the places you are researching.  Research questions?  Brick walls?  Bring them to add to the discussions.



September General Meeting  (IRGS Monthly Meeting)
Tuesday, September 12
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Indian River County Main Library, Vero Beach, Florida 1st floor
Meeting from 10:00 to 10:45 followed by a brief social period and a speaker. This month's speaker is David Sawyer, founder and CEO of The Story of Life (TSOLife), a Florida-based company that focuses on creating new and innovative ways to preserve your legacy and pass down life stories for future generations. Mr. Sawyer's topic is "How to Interest in Millennials in Family History".
 



October General Meeting  (IRGS Monthly Meeting)
Tuesday, October 10
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Indian River County Main Library, Vero Beach, Florida 1st floor
Meeting from 10:00 to 10:45 followed by a brief social period and a program.  Join us for Genealogy Jeopardy: Play, Learn and Win!!  October is National Family History Month and we want to kick it off with something fun and new.  Join us for a genealogy twist on an all-time favorite gameshow.  



November General Meeting  (IRGS Monthly Meeting)
Tuesday, November 14
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Indian River County Main Library, Vero Beach, Florida 1st floor
Meeting from 10:00 to 10:45 followed by a brief social period and a speaker.  This month's speaker is Rev. David McDonald, DMin., CG.  He has nearly 40 years of research experience and holds an undergraduate degree in history, plus graduate and doctoral degrees in theology. He is a trustee and past president of the Board for Certification of Genealogist and has served as course coordinator for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh and the British Institute; he has served as an instructor at the Institute of Genealogical & Historical Research.  A frequent lecturer at national, state and local genealogical conferences, Rev. McDonald will present "Church and Religious Records: Their Use in Genealogical Research".



December General Meeting  (IRGS Monthly Meeting)
Tuesday, December 12
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Indian River County Main Library, Vero Beach, Florida 1st floor
Annual meeting from 10:00 to 10:45 followed by a brief social period and a holiday program.  Learn about family traditions around the world as IRGS members display and share stories about family mementos.