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Serving Western Cuyahoga County and the Cleveland, Ohio area

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All Meetings & Help Sessions take place at the Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road in Westlake, Ohio  (440) 871-2600

Dates

CWC Meeting

CWC Help Session

CWC Board Meeting

The public is invited to all our meetings

Wed. 1/21/2015

6:30 p.m. Social hour & refreshments, please join us!

7:00 p.m.  Program: Digging for Your Roots - Embarking on the Quest.  Part 1 - Organizing Your Search. Presented by Vice President Debby Basiewicz in the Porter Room of Westlake Porter Library

 

 

Wed. 2/4/2015

Free Family History Research Help Sessions in the Computer Room. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and /or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information.

1:00-2:30 Conference Room 

 Board Meeting Scheduled at 2:30

Wed. 2/18/2015

6:30 p.m. - Social hour & refreshments, please join us!

7:00 p.m. - Program: Digging for Your Roots - Embarking on the Quest.  Part 2 - Searching for and Obtaining Vital Records of Your Ancestor. Presented by Cuyahoga West President Jim Denham & Treasurer John Noble and Westlake Porter Public Local History Librarian Dan Dmytrykiw in the  Porter Room of Westlake Porter Library

 

 

Wed. 3/4/2015
Free Family History Research Help Sessions in the Computer Room. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and /or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information. 1:00-2:30 Conference Room 
Board Meeting Scheduled at 2:30
Wed. 3/18/2015

6:30 p.m. - Social hour & refreshments, please join us!

7:00 p.m. Program: Digging for Your Roots - Embarking on the Quest. Part 3 - Boot Camp,  Embarking on the Using and Sharing Information of Records Found.  Porter Room of Westlake Porter Library



Wed. 4/1/2015
Free Family History Research Help Sessions in the Computer Room. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and /or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information.

1:00-2:30 Conference Room

Board Meeting Scheduled at 2:30
Wed. 4/15/2015

6:30 p.m. Social hour & refreshments, please join us!

7:00 p.m.  Program:  "Genealogical Show and Tell"  Bring a photo, heirloom, tree, brick wall, success story,  eureka! moment or tale of serendipity to share with the group or just come to listen and learn about what others are doing. A good time to report on progress made using tips from  "Digging for Your Roots" Jan-Mar.  meetings.



Wed. 5/6/2015
Free Family History Research Help Sessions in the Computer Room. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and /or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information. 1:00-2:30 Conference Room

Board Meeting Scheduled at 2:30

Wed. 5/20/2015

6:30 p.m. - Social hour & refreshments, please join us!

7:00 p.m. - Program: "German Research is Like Strudel' It Unfolds a Layer at a Time" presented by Betty Franklin, Westlake LDS Family History Center

 

 

Wed. 6/3/2015 
Free Family History Research Help Sessions in the Computer Room. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and /or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information.
1:00-2:30 Conference Room
Board Meeting Scheduled at 2:30 

Wed. 6/17/2015

6:30 p.m. Social hour & refreshments, please join us!

7:00 p.m.  Program: "Culture and Lifestyle of Village People of Eastern Europe" presented Westlake Porter Public Library Local History Specialist Dan Dmytrykiw. He will share his experience of living and studying in eastern Europe and offer helpful tips on doing genealogical research on Eastern European families.

 

 

Wed. 7/1/2015
No Help Session This Month

 

 

Wed. 7/15/2015

 6:30 p.m. Social hour & refreshments, please join us!

 7:00 p.m.  Program: Roundtable Sharing "Tribute to Our Veteran Ancestors." Bring a photo or keepsake of a family member and share a brief story of how any of these wars touched him/her or just com to listen and learn from others.



Wed. 8/5/2015
 No Help Session This Month

Wed. 8/19/2015


1:00 pm - Annual Summer Luncheon at Mahle's, 24945 Detroit Rd, Westlake. RSVP by August 13.




Wed. 9/2/2015
 Free Family History Research Help Sessions in the Computer Room. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and /or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information. 1:00-2:30 Conference Room Board Meeting Scheduled at 2:30
Wed. 9/16/2015
 6:30 p.m. Social hour & refreshments, please join us!

 7:00 p.m.  Program: "Genealogical Treasures in the Internet Archives" presented by Carla Cegielski. Presented in the Porter Room.



 

Wed. 10/7/2015
 Free Family History Research Help Sessions in the Computer Room. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and /or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information. 1:00-2:30 Conference Room Board Meeting Scheduled at 2:30
Wed. 10/21/2015
 6:30 p.m. Social hour & refreshments, please join us!

 7:00 p.m.  Program: "Sinners not Saints: An Introduction to Your Ancestor's Dark Side," presented by Tom Neel, Ohio Genealogical Library Director. Presented in the Porter Room.




  


Wed. 11/4/2015
 Free Family History Research Help Sessions in the Computer Room. Please bring your 5 generation pedigree sheet and /or family group sheets, if you have already gathered some information.
1:00-2:30 Conference Room Board Meeting Scheduled at 2:30
Wed. 11/18/2015
 6:30 p.m. Social hour & refreshments, please join us!

 7:00 p.m.  Program: Chris Staats presents, "Unlocking the Keystone State: Key Resources and Repositories for Pennsylvania Research" in the Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library.



Wed. 12/2/2015  No Help Session This Month


Wed. 12/16/2015  1:00 pm - Annual Christmas Holiday Luncheon and Election of Officers, location TBA,  RSVP


** During the winter, bad weather may interrupt our usual scheduled programs and help sessions.

Please call Westlake Porter Public Library for the LATEST information at

(440) 871-2600.

Up-to-date meeting information can always be found at www.cityofwestlake.org , the official Westlake city website.  Just click on NEWS AND EVENTS and then NEWS.  Webmaster Louise Seeholzer can usually make changes quickly. 

 

Our Motto & Purpose:  To Search, To Learn, To Teach, To Record

If interested in joining us at one of our Meetings or Help Sessions, see the tab above, email us - cuyahogawest@gmail.com or you may write to us at the following address:



P.O. Box 45607, Westlake, Ohio 44145-0607

 Or, call Westlake Porter Public Library for times, 440-871-2600

 

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