If you are an experienced genealogist, an absolute beginner, or have just been thinking about starting to search out your family history, come join us at our GENFEST celebration. GENCOM members can help you get started on your exciting journey of discovering your roots.
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Upcoming Genealogy and History Meetings
12 March 2014 - The GENCOM DNA Special Interest Group will hold their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, 12 March 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in the large meeting room of the Broadmoor Branch Library, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport. If you are interested in learning about DNA testing and have questions about which test to take or how to analyze the results come visit at our meeting and we will answer these questions for you. For information call (318) 773-7406 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
23 March 2014 - The second meeting in March of the GENCOM Genealogical Computer Society will be on Sunday, March 23, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Broadmoor Branch of the Shreve Memorial Library, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport. The topic of the meeting will be "Online Resources for United States Research". Come join us as we explore the many online resources available for United States genealogy research. We will be looking at some familiar resources and some that will probably be new to you. The presentation will walk you through how to best use the resources and give tips on how to improve online searches. Everyone is welcome and the meeting is free and open to the public. For information call (318) 773-7406 or email email@example.com.
16 April 2014 - The GENCOM DNA Special Interest Group will hold their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in the large meeting room of the Broadmoor Branch Library, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport. Meeting topic to be announced. For information call (318) 773-7406 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
27 April 2014 - The GENCOM Genealogical Society will hold their regular monthly meeting on Sunday, 27 April, 2014 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the Broadmoor Branch Library, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport. Our April meeting will cover how to find our women ancestors. This can be a challenging part of our research because women change their last names when they marry and sometimes we have no idea in which direction to go to find this new surname. We will give some tips and guidance in finding these elusive ancestors. We will review a special case where simply going back over the land and court records revealed the married name of several female ancestors. Everyone is welcome and the meeting is free and open to the public. For information call (318) 773-7406 or email email@example.com.
FOG – The Friends of Genealogy meet on Thursdays 9:00A.M. at the Broadmoor Branch Library in the Genealogy Department to work on their ongoing obituary project. They talk about family research, answer any questions or help a fellow member with their genealogy research.
Special Interest Groups (SIGs) Meetings meet monthly on the following days at Podnuh’s Bar-B-Q.
Computer Graphics/Photo SIG - First Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
Caddo-Bossier Window Users Group – Second Thursday at 7:00 p.m.
Microsoft Windows SIG – Fourth Thursday at 7:00 p.m. NOTE! The November and December meetings are combined into one meeting on the First Thursday of December for this SIG.
GENCOM members Bernie and Glenda Conradi conduct these Special Interest Groups and all members of GENCOM should find them of interest.
J. C. Barnett’s Word/Excel SIG Group has moved their meeting and will meet with Bernie Conradi’s Windows Class. These classes are held the third Thursday at 2:00 p.m. at the Christ Lutheran Church, 290 Idema Street off Linwood Avenue. If you need help in either Microsoft Windows and Word or Excel, these are the meetings to attend.