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Upcoming Genealogy and History Meetings
GENCOM - Sunday, 28 September 2014 at 2:00 p.m. After taking a break for the summer, GENCOM Genealogical Computer Society will begin their monthly meetings again in September. The program for the September meeting will be “DNA Testing/Genetic Genealogy – The basics from A to Z” presented by GENCOM president Jim Jones. The meeting will be held on Sunday, 28 September 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Broadmoor Branch Library, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport, LA. Anyone interested in using this new way to discover more about your ancestors for your genealogy research is encouraged to attend. This presentation will present the basics of genetic genealogy and details on how to analyze the results from your DNA tests. Mr. Jones is available to present a program on genetic genealogy to any group or organization in the Ark-La-Tex area. For information on the meeting or presentation of a program email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (318) 773-7406.
DNA SIG - Wednesday, 8 October 2014 at 10:00 p.m. in the large meeting room of the Broadmoor Branch Library, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport, LA. DNA Special Interest Group meets monthly and is a DNA workshop—The next meeting is Wednesday, 8 October 2014 and will meet the second Wednesday of each month there after. DNA Interest Groups meet to discuss the application of DNA testing to genealogy research. Genealogical research using DNA testing started in about the year 2000. In 2004, researchers began using the tests to solve genealogical problems, as well as searching for a possible match. DNA SIG is an informal meeting and is for anyone who has tested and for anyone who is considering testing. Many DNA questions are resolved by just talking in a small group setting or one on one basis.
Special Interest Groups (SIGs) Meetings meet monthly on the following days at Podnuh’s Bar-B-Q.
Caddo-Bossier Window Users and Microsoft Windows SIG Groups – Second Thursday at 7:00 p.m.
GENCOM members Bernie and Glenda Conradi conduct this Special Interest Group 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.