Genealogy Learning Class

sponsored by
North Platte Genealogical Society

presented by
Ruby Coleman, President, Nebraska State Genealogical Society

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
5:30 – 6:30 pm: In the Beginning…Your Family Tree
7:00 – 8:00 pm: Internet for Genealogists

North Platte Public Library (120 W 4th ST) – Meeting Room

Cost: $20.00 per person includes syllabus, drawing and handouts

Limited space available. Please pre-register by calling 308-534-1940.

The classes are for beginners or people who have been doing genealogy for a while. Learn about how to locate genealogical information, and in particular what is available on Internet. Take the plunge and learn how to find your ancestors.

Bring a sack lunch/snack, if desired. Coffee and water will be provided.

WIFI available. Bring your laptop or tablet.

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2015 NPGS Presentation Schedule

January 21: State Genealogy information (Ruby Coleman)
February 18: Society member’s brick walls (all members sharing)
March 18: Common Mistakes in Genealogy (Georgia Nelms)
April 15: Synchronizing Family Tree Maker with (video – Christa Cowan)
May 20: Proving or Disproving Who Your Ancestor May Be (Linda Nelms)
June through August: no meetings (picnic TBA)
September 16: Personal Research (Leonard Spencer)
October 21: Personal Research (volunteer needed)
November 18: Personal Research (volunteer needed)
December: no meeting (party TBA)

We are looking for volunteers to present their personal genealogy journey and/or some other topic of interest to our society!

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Ribbon Cutting for Cemetery Kiosk

There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony for the cemetery electronic directory on Friday, May 23rd at 10 a.m. at the directory in the North Platte Cemetery.  There will be city officials and others present, along with Kerri and I to cut the ribbon.  I would appreciate having a show of society members present.  Thanks.  – Ruby Coleman

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2014-state-awardCongratulations Jeanette Cline! Jeanette received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Nebraska State Genealogical Society for her work with the North Platte Genealogical Society as Treasurer.

Congratulations also to NPGS member and Past President, Ruby Coleman, on her election as Nebraska State Genealogical Society President.

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