Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Lisa Alzo to speak at Family History of Arizona Seminar

The Family History of Arizona will be hosting a seminar featuring Lisa Alzo on March 7, 2015.  The event will be held at Fountain Hills Community Center, 13001 N. La Montana Dr, Fountain Hills, AZ.  For additional information on this event please visit their website at fhsa.org.





Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Two wonderful Seminars and PCGS General Meeting on February 21st

Green Valley Genealogical Society Annual Seminar will be at the Valley Presbyterian Church, 2800 S. Camino Del Sol, Green Valley. Judy Russell will be presenting Genealogy and the Law.  Please  visit GVGS website at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~azgvgs/ for information.

West Valley Genealogical Society Annual Seminar will be at the Lakeview United Methodist Church, 10298 W. Thunderbird, Sun City.  Dr. John Philip Colletta, Ph.D. will be presenting four topics:  Passenger Arrival Records, Naturalization Records, Lesser Used Federal Records and Our Immigrant Ancestors.  Visit http://www.azwvgs.org/seminar.asp for more information.

PCGS will also be holding our monthly meeting on February 21st.  Our speaker Daniela Moneta will be speaking on DNA and it's role in Genealogy.  Please visit our website at http://azpimagensoc.org/ for additional information.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

General meeting this Saturday, January 17, 2015

Our January meeting will be on  Saturday, January 17th .  We will be meeting in our normal room 2117 in the Medical College which is located at the University Medical Center, 1501 N Campbell.  The meeting begins at 1:00 p.m.  Handouts will be made available in the members only section hopefully no later than Friday.




As usual some of our members will be meeting in the cafeteria for lunch prior to the meeting.  Folks usually arrive for lunch around 11:30 to 12.   

Steve Campos will be our speaker for the day.  He will talk on two subjects: 


Photo Scanning Software 

Restoring Old Photographs



See you there!

Monday, January 12, 2015

The new website is up and running!

Well we finally did it, we have a wonderful new website.  Please check it out at azpimagensoc.org.

Members check your inbox for your log in to the members only pages.  We will be showing off our new website at the general meeting this Saturday, January 17th and answering any questions you may have.


Sunday, January 11, 2015

Lisa Alzo Speaker for Family History Society of Arizona Seminar March 7th


On Saturday, March 7, 2015, the Family History Society of Arizona (FHSA) will hold our Annual Meeting and Seminar in Fountain Hills, Arizona. The speaker will be Lisa Alzo, who will present topics of interest to family history researchers. This event will be held at the Fountain Hills Community Center, 13001 N. La Montana Dr. Fountain Hills, AZ. Cost is $35.00 for members $40.00 for non members. (includes box lunch)  Ms Alzo will also speak on Friday evening, March 6 at the Granite Reef Senior Center in Scottsdale. The address is 1700 N Granite Reef Road, Scottsdale, AZ. Cost is $10.00 for this talk. Refreshments will be served. More details and registration will soon be posted on our website: fhsa.org

Topics:
  • Immigrant Cluster Communities: Past, Present and Future
  • Using a Genealogy Research Log
  • Silent Voices: Telling the Stories of Your Female Immigrant Ancestors
  • The Write Stuff: Using Nonfiction Writing Techniques To Write a Better Family History


Special Evening Session Friday March 6
  • Murder, Mayhem and Town Tragedy

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Mark your calendars! January General Meeting Saturday, January 17, 2014

Our January meeting will be on  Saturday, January 17th .  We will be meeting in our normal room 2117 in the Medical College which is located at the University Medical Center, 1501 N Campbell.  The meeting begins at 1:00 p.m.




As usual some of our members will be meeting in the cafeteria for lunch prior to the meeting.  Folks usually arrive for lunch around 11:30 to 12.   

Steve Campos will be our speaker for the day.  He will talk on two subjects: 


Photo Scanning Software 

Restoring Old Photographs



See you there!
 

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Tucson Family History Fair January 31, 2015

The tentative schedule for the 2015 Family History Fair can be found on the Tucson Arizona Family History Center wiki site by clicking here.

The Fair will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 6901 E. Kenyon (near Broadway and Kolb). There will be a break for lunch on your own (tables will be available) and snacks and water will be provided throughout the day. Interesting displays will be open during breaks and lunch. There is no charge for this event.

This year's line-up includes five hour-long classes running simultaneously from 8:30am to 3:10pm with a 70 minute break for lunch. Our most popular classes from previous years are updated and will be presented again. There are also several new classes including Introduction to DNA and Using Evernote for Research.

As in years past, the handouts for the classes will be available on the Tucson Arizona Family History Center wiki as we draw closer to the event. Please print the handouts and bring them to class.