The Suncoast Genealogy Society is a non-profit organization, dedicated to the teaching of modern and ethical genealogy research techniques to the membership and general public, through the use of meetings, workshops, lectures, field trips and other educational activities.
The organization started out as the Palm Harbor Area Genealogy Society in
April 1983 and had their first formal meeting on May 16, 1983. The original members were an offshoot of a genealogy class taught at the old Palm Harbor Library by Shirley Kaufhold.
Officiers for 2003 - 2004 are: President - Nancy Allen
Vice President (Membership) - Charles Yacuzzo
Vice President (Programs) - Ann James
Secretary - Linda Peters
Treasurer - Sheri Fletcher
Directors - Roger Blohm, Howard Smith
The Society meets the on the 4th Monday of the month, at 7:30pm, at the Palm Harbor Library, 2330 Nebraska Ave., Palm Harbor. There are no meetings in May or Dec. Guests are always welcome. (contact Ann for more information email@example.com)
SGS members offer genealogy assistance in the Reference Department of the Palm Harbor Library 1pm - 4pm Mon.- Thurs.
SGS Programs 2003 - 2004
Oct.27 Charlie Grandmasion - French Canadian Research
Nov. 24 SGS member Thelma Powell will talk about her travels doing genealogy
Dec. No Mtg Christmas Party
Jan. 26 Clyde Chamberlin - Unusual Gravestones (slide show)
Feb. 23 Photo Caro - Photo Retouching & Restoration (Needs screen)
March 22 Kay Turansky - Personal Life History Writing
April 26 SGS Birthday Party - members are asked to bring in their unique family trees