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Saturday, March 7
Research Day Trip to Bentley Historical Library  (Field Trip)
8:15 am to 1:30 pm
Bentley Historical Library, Ann Arbor
                  8:15am - Car Poolers Meet at Livinia Senior Center Parking Lot
                  9:00am - Arrive at Bentley Library for Building's Opening 
                12:45pm - Prepare to Depart Library (Note: Library Closes at 1pm on Sat)
                  1:30pm - Expected Arrival Back at Livinia Senior Center Parking Lot


Monday, March 9
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


Wednesday, March 11
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
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 Cottone
  • “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, Roundtable Discussions
7:30 PM    Featured Speaker


Saturday, March 21
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      

 


Monday, March 23
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



Saturday, April 4
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
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 13
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, April 20
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, Roundtable Discussions
7:30 PM    Featured Speaker


Monday, April 27
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



Saturday, May 2
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. ..


Monday, May 11
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


Wednesday, May 13
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
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, Roundtable Discussions
7:30 PM    Featured Speaker



Saturday, June 6
Research Day Trip to Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center  (Field Trip)
Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
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, cost ($40) and other details to be published at the  dsgr.org  store.


Wednesday, June 10
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.