Thursday, May 6, 2010

It's Not Too Late to Register for the May 15th Spring Seminar with Barbara Nuehring!

You can still register for the May 15th Spring Seminar with Barbara Nuehring on the morning of the seminar at our registration table at 9:00 AM! The held Saturday, May 15th at the Country Homes Christian Church, 8415 North Wall Street in Spokane, Washington (see map at bottom of post). Registration is only $15 each for members; $18 each for non-members. No registration form is necessary. Either cash or checks made out to EWGS will be accepted. Syllabuses are not guaranteed.

Registration and check-in begins at 9:00 AM. The meeting will begin at 9:30 AM, with the first lecture starting at 10:00. A potluck lunch will be held at 12:15 PM. Members are asked to bring the following items according to their surname (coffee, tea, and water will be supplied):
  • A-F: potato or pasta salad, or rolls and butter
  • G - L: fruit tray or dessert
  • M - P: green salad with dressing or veggie tray with dip
  • R-Z: meat or bean dish or casserole
The last lecture will conclude at 3:30 PM.
Barbara has been a guest lecturer at genealogical seminars and society meetings, teaching courses on a wide variety of subjects that couple traditional genealogy methodology with computer technology. The seminar's theme is "Oh, the Places You'll Go!" and Ms. Nuehring will be presenting the following four topics:
  • Exploiting Maps to Track Down Your Ancestors
  • Dealing with Stumbling Blocks: Calendars and Penmanship
  • On Site Research: Ready, Set, Go!
  • Across the Pond: Researching Your European Ancestors
In addition to the lectures, door prizes will be handed out and a raffle will be held. There will also be a contest to name EWGS's new digital publication. This is a seminar you won't want to miss! For further information, please contact Miriam Robbins Midkiff by phone (484-6759) or e-mail.

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