Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society
TPCGS monthly meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month, September through May. Generally, monthly meetings will be held at Bates Technical College, South Campus, 2201 South 78th St, Tacoma (see MapQuest.com - Map to Bates).
Meetings begin at 7:00 pm, preceded by a social "cookies & coffee" time and an informal pre-meeting session lasting 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm. Guests are always welcome! Meetings are generally adjourned at 9:00 pm.
Members are also invited to attend Board Meetings, which are held the first Wednesday of each month at 5:00 pm at Denny's, 5924 6th Avenue, Tacoma.
|Monthly Meetings, Bates Technical College:|
|2014-2015 Monthly Meeting Schedule|
|September 9, 2014:|
Annual Show and Tell ~ Genealogical Discoveries This Summer|
Presented by Everyone!
|Special Location ~ This Meeting Only:|
Fife Branch of the Pierce County Library at 6622 20th St East
|Special Time ~ This Meeting Only:|
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. No pre-meeting.
|October 14, 2014:|
| Evernote for Genealogists|
Presented by Cyndi Ingle
Why Hire a Certified or Accredited Genealogist?, Presented by Mary Kathryn Kozy
|November 18, 2014:|
|Note that this meeting will be a week later than usual, due to the Veterans' Day holiday.|
|Digging up New Dirt; Unearthing the New England Immigrants
Presented by Steve Morrison
|January 13, 2015:|
| Using PERSI|
Presented by Jeanie Fisher
Writing for the Researcher, Presented by Dusty Gorman
|February 10, 2015:|
|Special Location: LDS Church, Family History Center (FHC) at 1102 South Pearl Street Tacoma, WA|
|About the Family History Center
Presented by the Family History Center Staff
Timelines: how they help in building themes and story lines for writing stories whether they are of memoir or ancestral types, Presented by George Snyder
|March 10, 2015:|
|War of 1812
Presented by Gary Zimmerman, President of the Fiske Genealogical Library in Seattle
Topic To Be Announced, Presented by Audrey Roley
|Thursday April 2, 2015:|
|Note that this meeting will be earlier than usual, and on a Thursday, due to Spring Break.|
|Stories of Tacoma History
Presented by Deb Freedman, Member of the Board and Secretary of the Tacoma Historical Society
A Walk Through the Expo Hall: Highlights from the RootsTech/FGS 2015 Expo Hall., Presented by Dusty Gorman & there will be a door prize!
|May 12, 2015:|
|Webinars, Blogs, and Podcasts
Presented by Dusty Gorman
Document Analysis, Presented by Jane Irish Nelson
Our members have three short months to complete a major genealogy project, take a research trip or have the ultimate genealogy experience. Have fun!