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Monday, November 18
November 2019 General Membership Meeting  (Monthly Membership Meetings)
6:15 pm to 8:45 pm
Livonia Civic Center Senior Center Card Room
Featured Speaker:  Katherine Willson
  • OUR EUROPEAN IMMIGRANT ANCESTORS’ VOYAGE TO AMERICA
     Learn about your ancestors’ voyage to America, and how those journeys changed from the 18th century through the 20th century. How did our ancestors prepare for the journey? What immigration restrictions & quota laws did they face? How were ports of departure and arrival chosen? What was the ticket cost? How long would the journey take, and what were the expected ship accommodations?
Roundtable
Facilitator: Steve Schwartz / Chromosome Mapping & Triangulation
 
5:00 PM    Room Setup (Hospitality Team welcomes volunteers to help arrange tables & chairs.)
5:30 PM    Early Bird Special: Bring your dinner & engage with members
6:15 PM    Call to Order; Announcements
6:30 PM    Roundtable Discussions
7:30 PM    Featured Speaker


Monday, November 25
WWCGS Transcription Guild - Indexing Work Session  (Project Team Meeting)
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Westland Family History Center
Contact John Mills, Project Leader, to Volunteer



Monday, December 9
WWCGS 2019 Christmas Dinner  (Christmas Dinner)
5:30 pm
Richard's Family Restaurant, 39305 Plymouth Road, Livonia
 
Doors Open at 5:00 PM. Cocktails at 5:30 PM. Dinner served at 6:00 PM.



Wednesday, January 8, 2020
January 2020 WWCGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:45 pm
Livonia Civic Center Library, Michigan Room
All members invited to attend.


Monday, January 20, 2020
January 2020 General Membership Meeting  (Monthly Membership Meetings)
6:15 pm to 8:45 pm
Livonia Civic Center Senior Center Card Room
Featured Speaker:  Carolyn Lucado Griffin
  • “Tracing Female Lines”-
Roundtable
Facilitator: Carl Katafiasz
 
5:00 PM    Room Setup (Hospitality Team welcomes volunteers to help arrange tables & chairs.)
5:30 PM    Early Bird Special: Bring your dinner & engage with members
6:15 PM    Call to Order; Announcements
6:30 PM    Roundtable Discussions
7:30 PM    Featured Speaker



Wednesday, February 12, 2020
February 2020 WWCGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:45 pm
Livonia Civic Center Library, Michigan Room
All members invited to attend.


Monday, February 24, 2020
February 2020 General Membership Meeting  (Monthly Membership Meetings)
6:15 pm to 8:45 pm
Livonia Civic Center Senior Center Card Room
Featured Speaker:  Ray Lennard
  • “Paper & Historic Document / Image Organization & Preservation” The program will cover best practices for care and storage of a wide variety of family record types including old documents, photographs, ephemera and more. Attendees are encouraged to bring along documents to ask questions!
Roundtable
     TOPIC: A Genealogical Act of Kindness - A Case Study
     Facilitator: Velaine Nagy
 
5:00 PM    Room Setup (Hospitality Team welcomes volunteers to help arrange tables & chairs.)
5:30 PM    Early Bird Special: Bring your dinner & engage with members
6:15 PM    Call to Order; Announcements
6:30 PM    Roundtable Discussions
7:30 PM    Featured Speaker



Saturday, March 7, 2020
Research Day Trip to Bentley Historical Library  (Field Trip)
Bentley Historical Library, Ann Arbor
tentative date for a car-pooling field trip for a day of research at the Bentley Historical Library on the campus iof the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor


Wednesday, March 11, 2020
March 2020 WWCGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:45 pm
Livonia Civic Center Library, Michigan Room
All members invited to attend.


Monday, March 16, 2020
March 2020 General Membership Meeting  (Monthly Membership Meetings)
6:15 pm to 8:45 pm
Livonia Civic Center Senior Center Card Room
Featured Speaker:  Cathy Cotton
  • “Beginning Irish Genealogy”-
Roundtable
     TOPIC: "Emigration, Immigration, and Naturalization"
     Facilitator: Tom Koselka
 
5:00 PM    Room Setup (Hospitality Team welcomes volunteers to help arrange tables & chairs.)
5:30 PM    Early Bird Special: Bring your dinner & engage with members
6:15 PM    Call to Order; Announcements
6:30 PM    Roundtable Discussions
7:30 PM    Featured Speaker


Saturday, March 21, 2020
2020 Genealogical Society of Monroe County Annual Spring Seminar  (Local Event)
8:00 am to 3:30 pm
Monroe County Community College
Genealogical Society of Monroe County
42nd Annual Spring Seminar
 Saturday, March 21, 2020
Featuring Kristine Smets
 
Topics include: Immigration from Belgium, the Netherlands & Luxembourg to North America
How to Find US Immigration and Naturalization Records          
An Introduction to Researching your Belgian, Dutch or Luxembourg Ancestors       
Going Beyond, Using Other Records to Tell Your Ancestors’ Story 
   
More Details & Registration Form Coming in January at gsmcmi.org      

 



Saturday, April 4, 2020
Research Day Trip to Burton Historical Collection  (Field Trip)
Main Branch of the Detroit Public Library
tentative date for a car-pooling field trip for a day of research in the Burton Historical Collection at the main branch of the Detroit Public Library.


Wednesday, April 8, 2020
April 2020 WWCGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:45 pm
Livonia Civic Center Library, Michigan Room
All members invited to attend.


Monday, April 20, 2020
April 2020 General Membership Meeting  (Monthly Membership Meetings)
6:15 pm to 8:45 pm
Livonia Civic Center Senior Center Card Room
Featured Speaker:  Jessica Trotter
  • “ British Isles to Canada to Michigan” This session looks at this popular migration pattern for British Imperial subjects and explores resources available to researchers studying families who traveled these routes.
Roundtable: 
     TOPIC: Publishing Your Family Genealogies - My Experiences & Tips
     Facilitator: Sue Cromwell
 
5:00 PM    Room Setup (Hospitality Team welcomes volunteers to help arrange tables & chairs.)
5:30 PM    Early Bird Special: Bring your dinner & engage with members
6:15 PM    Call to Order; Announcements
6:30 PM    Roundtable Discussions
7:30 PM    Featured Speaker



Saturday, May 2, 2020
Research Day Trip to Michigan History Center  (Field Trip)
Michigan History Center, Lansing
tentative date for a car-pooling field trip for a day of research at the Michigan History Center which includes access to the Library of Michigan, the Archives of Michigan, and the Michigan Historical Museum. ..


Wednesday, May 13, 2020
May 2020 WWCGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:45 pm
Livonia Civic Center Library, Michigan Room
All members invited to attend.


Monday, May 18, 2020
May 2020 General Membership Meeting & Executive Board Elections  (Monthly Membership Meetings)
6:15 pm to 8:45 pm
Livonia Civic Center Senior Center Card Room
Elections:  
  • “Election of Executive Board Positions (President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Recording Secrerary, Correspondng Secretary, snd three Trustees) for 2020-2021.
Featured Speaker:  Shirley Hodges
  • “Making the Most of a Genealogical Research Trip” -
Roundtable: 
     TOPIC: The Bark & Wood of Research Logs
     Facilitator: Mary Hazlett
 
5:00 PM    Room Setup (Hospitality Team welcomes volunteers to help arrange tables & chairs.)
5:30 PM    Early Bird Special: Bring your dinner & engage with members
6:00 PM    Distribulation of Ballots for 2020-2021 Executive Board
6:15 PM    Call to Order; Announcements, Ballot Collection
6:40 PM    Roundtable Discussions
7:30 PM    Featured Speaker



Saturday, June 6, 2020
Research Day Trip to Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center  (Field Trip)
Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Inidiana
Jont bus trip with the Detroit Society for Genealogical Research to the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, the second largest genealogical collection in the United States.
 
Registration. lunch options, and cost details to be published early in 2020.


Wednesday, June 10, 2020
June 2020 WWCGS Board (Transition) Meeting  (Board Meetings)
6:30 pm to 8:45 pm
Livonia Civic Center Library, Room A
Board transiton for 2020-2021.