Bay County, Florida, Genealogical Society

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Bay County Genealogical Society Programs

BCGS Monthly Meetings

Our monthly meetings are held the third Saturday of each month at 1 p.m. in the conference room of the new Bay County Public Library at 898 West 11th Street, Panama City, Florida. (Exception: meetings are not held in July and August.) We provide interesting, informative, and timely presentations on a variety of topics by a variety of speakers. We do not conduct business during our regular meetings, which begin at 1:00 p.m.

Thursday, 17 April 2014
Genealogy After Hours!

Join Becky and the BCPL staff from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Bay County Public Library, 898 West 11th Street, Panama City, Florida. Hands-on coaching for those researching their ancestors. Especially valuable for those pursuing First Families of Bay County Certification. Reservations required. Please call 850-522-2130.

Genealogy After Hours

Saturday, 21 June 2014:
The Huguenots

Presented by Judy Bennett.

Saturday, 19 July 2014:
Special Meeting.

A special ceremony celebrating Becky Brown Saunders' retirement from the Bay County Library.

Saturday, 16 August 2014:
No Meeting

Closed for the Summer.

Northwest Florida Events

Regional Events

Florida State Genealogical Society annual conference
Schedule being constructed

27-30 March 2014
Point of contact is Cindy Hineman, (772) 532-6288,
Check the Florida State Genealogical Society Web site for more information.

National Events

Federation of Genealogy Societies
Gone to Texas

27-30 August 2014
San Antonio, Texas
Check the FGS Web site for more information.

National Genealogy Society
The NGS 2014 Family History Conference

7-10 May 2014
at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in Richmond, Virginia.
Check the NGS Web site for more information.