MONDAY, June 10, 2019
TIME: 7:00 P.M.
The Centre du Patrimoine, located at 340 Provencher Blvd, is the primary institution in Manitoba promoting Franco-Manitoban and Métis heritage. Gilles LeSage will introduce us to their facilities and collections.
We meet at the Centre at 7:00 PM. If you plan to attend, please contact the Branch by Thursday June 6th so that we can let them know how many to expect.
MGS is in the running for this new award: “BEST NEW PARTICIPANT AWARD”.
Show your support by inviting friends and family to come see what we are all about and remember to vote. Every vote counts and the more votes for MGS the better. Online voting will continue until June 1st! We are counting on YOU!
Reminder to all members of MGS that our Annual General Meeting will be held at the MGS Resource Centre, Unit E, 1045 St. James St., Winnipeg, MB on June 1, 2019 at 10:00 am. All members with a valid membership as at that date are welcome to attend.
Elections will take place at the AGM for the following positions:
Vice President – Administration
Vice President – Finance
Vice President – Information Technology
Vice-President – Communications
Member-at-Large (2 positions)
Nominations remain open and may be submitted to Mona Phillip at firstname.lastname@example.org on or before the 25th of May 2019. If you have questions about any of the positions, please contact Mona. Members in good standing may submit their own name for consideration. If nominating another member, please ensure you have their consent.
“Finding Google Genealogy Information” by Bill Curtis
Wed., October 17, 7:00 pm. Thomson Funeral Home, 669 Broadway Ave.
Once you have a basic understanding of the process of researching your familyhistory, you will want to know where to find more information. Some of thatinformation is “hidden” on the internet.Google is one of the best tools available to find it, but getting millions of “hits”during a search is not helpful. This session will show ways to “dig out” theinformation that applies to your own specific family.Google can also help you find libraries and archives that contain information not on the internet. The key to using Google successfully for genealogy, is understanding how it works.
For more information check out website http://eegsociety.org/Home.aspx
Beginning Genealogy Workshop
by Bill Curtis
Saturday, October 13, 10 am – noon. 374 River Road, St Andrews. $10 registration.
Saturday, October 13, 10 am – pm
Knox United Church, Brandon
Morning presentation (10 am – 12 pm) – Elinor Chornoboy, author of “Katarina”
Afternoon presentation (1 – 3 pm) – Sharon Simms, author of “The Boulton Blog” and “52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks”
To register for this terrific event (204-725-0096 or email email@example.com)
SW Branch members $5, non-members $10.