Mid-Cities Genealogical Society P.O. Box 407
Bedford, TX 76095
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Family Tree Maker Workshop
Mid-Cities' own Marilyn Hay will deliver a Family Tree Maker 2014 Workshop on Saturday, August 16th from noon - 4:00 p.m. in the Mary Lib Saleh Euless Public Library. Among the topics she will present are: How to navigate; How to add family members and photographs; How to sync with an online tree; and How to prepare custom reports.
The Federation of Genealogical Societies will be holding their conference at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, August 27-30. The conference will include lectures by nationally recognized speakers and regional experts, exhibitors selling the latest software, books, maps, databases and gadgets, plus a "Focus on Societies" organizational leadership training. Conference Web site.
Save The Date!
Mid-Cities will be sponsoring a DNA Workshop to be held in the Mary Lib Saleh Euless Public Library on Saturday, October 11, 2014. Details to follow.
The Mid-Cities Genealogical Society meets the first Thursday of each month at the Mary Lib Saleh Euless Public Library, 201 N. Ector, Euless, Texas. Visitors are welcome.
6:30 p.m. – Social
7:00 p.m. – General Meeting
Date: Thursday, August 7th
Topic: Annual Ice Cream Social
The election and installation of the Society officers for the coming year will be take place during this meeting. The Society will provide the ice cream, spoons and dishes. Members are asked to bring their favorite toppings, cookies, cakes, etc.
Date: Thursday, September 4th
Speaker: Dreanna Beldin, Assistant Dean for External Relations, Univ. North Texas Library
Topic: Portal to Texas History
The Portal to Texas History is a gateway to Texas history materials, where may discover anything from an ancestor's picture to a rare historical map. From prehistory to the present day, you can explore unique collections from Texas libraries, museums, archives, historical societies, genealogical societies, and private family collections. The Portal continues to grow as additional partners contribute digital versions of their collections.
Date: Thursday, October 2nd
Speaker: Meg Hacker, Director of Operations, Southwest Region of the National Archives and Records Administration
Topic: 19th Century Fort Smith Criminal Cases
Meg Hacker was born in Florida and raised in West Texas. She has been with the National Archives—Southwest Region since 1985. She received her B.A. in American History from Austin College and her M.A. in American History from Texas Christian University. She has presented to numerous historical and genealogical societies, archives and library associations, teacher in-services, and classrooms on a wide assortment of topics. She was the featured luncheon speaker at Ancestry Day in Texas.
Date: Thursday, November 6th
Date: Thursday, December 4th
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