At the Annual General Meeting on January 25, the following people were elected to the Executive of the Dauphin Branch:
- President Virginia Fox
- Past President/MGS Liaison Don White
- Vice President-Heritage Roger Hill
- Treasurer Norine Mason
- Secretary/Advertising Shirle McGimpsey
- Memb. Secretary/Head Phoner Marilyn Strang
- Photographer Grant Rayson
- Obituary Scrapbook/Card File Darlene Rayson
- Obituary Index cards Tammy Zurba
- Phoners Lee Miedl, Gloria Baxter, Wanda Korman
Dauphin Heritage Day Fair
The Dauphin Branch is taking a display to the Heritage Fair on Saturday/Sunday, February 16th & 17th, 2018.
40 Years of Genealogy (1978 – 2018)
Saturday, April 21, 2018. 9 am – 4 pm
Knox United Church, 18th & Victoria Ave., Brandon.
“Using Today’s Technology to Unlock Puzzles of the Past”
Presenters: Dave Obee and Pat Ryan
- DNA: A dozen reasons to get moving with genetic genealogy (and a few why you shouldn’t)
- Who’s Your Momma?
- Destination Canada
- Why Can’t I Find Them?
- A Fresh Light on Old Newspapers
Seminar Fee – $80 per person /SWB members $70. Lunch included
29th Annual Heritage Dinner
Knox United Church at 6 pm
Guest Speaker – Dave Obee
Topic – Crowd Sourcing Your Family Research
Heritage Dinner tickets $25 per person
For information or to register visit website http://www.swmanitobagenealogy.ca, phone 204 -726-5344, http://www.facebook.com/swmanitobagenealogy
Registration Deadline April 13, 2018
Poster 2018 Seminar and Dinner -5
The Dauphin Branch held their turkey Christmas dinner on Thursday, November 30th at the Seniors’ Center. We had an enjoyable evening.
The A.G.M. will be held on Thursday, January 25th at 7:00 pm. at the Family History Center. Everyone is welcome. The new Executive will be elected.
Open House at Archives of Manitoba to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of
The Battle of Vimy Ridge, Wednesday, April 12 from 1:00-4:00 pm and 6:00-9:00 pm, 200 Vaughan St., Winnipeg. Please note that there will be disruptions to public service on April 12 due to the open house. https://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/archives/pdfs/event_2017-04-12_vimy_ridge.pdf
“Celebrating our Roots” and 28th Annual Heritage Dinner
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Knox United Church, 18th & Victoria Ave, Brandon MB
Program description and registration form available below
Registration WKSP Dinner 2017 – email
Saturday, September 24, 8 am – 4:30 pm.
“Generations—It’s all in our Genes”. Horizon Middle School, 3601-12th Ave. S., Moorhead, MN. Detailed information at: http://heritageed.com/workshops/WorkshopBrochure2016Web.pdf
The Games will be held in Selkirk, MB on the weekend of July 2/3, 2016. MGS will be hosting an information booth to inform visitors about doing genealogy on their ancestors.
On Saturday, May 14 the Manitoba Museum in Winnipeg is hosting an Arts, Culture and Heritage Fair in Alloway Hall from 11 am. – 5 pm. MGS will once again be hosting an information display along with many other community organizations. The celebration includes free admission to the Museum Galleries, Science Gallery and Planetarium, and special events throughout the day. More information at https://manitobamuseum.ca/main/manitoba-day-2016/
Birthday cake (Manitoba’s 146th) and other refreshments will be served at 3:00 pm. This is a great opportunity for MGS to inform the general public about our organization. We need volunteers to staff our display – two volunteers per hour. If you are available, please contact Bill Curtis (Outreach Chair) at email@example.com. Why not volunteer for an hour and then take advantage of the free admission?
Henderson Library, 1050 Henderson Hwy, 10:00 am-5:00 pm. Presenter – Christine Woodcock. Admission: Morning only $25, afternoon only $30, Full day $45 (includes copy of book and free credits to ScotlandsPeople). For more information e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. To register, go to https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/scottish-genealogy-symposium-winnipeg-full-day-tickets-19134867905 . Do NOT phone the Henderson Library. You can register for morning only, afternoon only or for the full day.