Photos courtesy of Karen Feeney (PCGS member).
PCGS Birthday Party
 
PCGS turns 5 this year and you are invited to our birthday party! Celebrate with us and enjoy cupcakes and a great speaker on a topic we all need to learn more about.
 
Our featured speaker will be PCGS member Laurie Desmarias speaking to us about "Security on the Net." Laurie has 20+ years of genealogical research experience. She is a life member of the American-French Genealogical Society, the Arizona Genealigical Advisory Board membership officer, a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the New England Historical and Genealogical Society, and the Southern California Genealogical Society. Laurie specializes in New England research. Her blog is confusedthedead.com.
 
Date:   Saturday, October 21, 2017
Time:   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Location:  
Donna R. Liggins Center
2160 N. 6th Ave.
Tucson, AZ
 
 
Please note the change in location from our normal meeting location.
 
You do not have to be a PCGS member to attend. 
 
 
 



October is Family History Month

 

PCGS has teamed up, once again, with the Pima County Library to introduce genealogy to anyone interested. Sessions will be held at a number of libraries in Tucson during the month of October. Check out the locations/schedules below and drop-by to discover what you can uncover about your ancestors.


 
 
 
SaveSave
SaveSave
SaveSave
SaveSave
SaveSave
SaveSave


About CeCe Moore
CeCe Moore is the genetic genealogy consultant for the popular PBS television series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Her work has also been featured on ABC's 20/20, PBS' Genealogy Roadshow, Nightline, Good Morning America, The Dr. Oz Show, Crime Watch Daily, Nancy Grace, CBS This Mornnig and The Doctors, as well as being quoted in many online and print publications.
 
As a leading proponent of genetic genealogy education, CeCe is the co-founder of the Institute for Genetic Genealogy and has written the popular blog Your Genetic Genealogist since 2010. CeCe is considered an innovator in the use of autosomal DNA for genealogy, and is frequently consulted by DNA testing companies, genealogists, adoptees, and the press.
 

The Conference Beat

 

RootsTech Conference:  Feb. 28 - March 3, 2018
 

Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT

200 breakout sessions for all levels of experience, giant interactive expo hall with Discovery Zone, Innovation Alley, & Coaches' Corner, and inspiring keynote speakers. For details and to register, visit the RootsTech conference page.

 

NGS Conference:  May 2-5, 2018

 

DeVos Place Convention Center, Grand Rapids, MI

The National Genealogy Society's conference will focus on ancestors' migration paths with an emphasis on the states bordering the Great Lakes. The program will also feature tracks that highlight DNA and technology. Registration opens Dec. 1, 2017. For more info, visit the NGS conference page.

 
Southern California Genealogy Society's Annual Jamboree:  May 31 - June 2, 2018
 

Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, Burbank, CA

The Jamboree committee is hard at work putting together their 2018 event. Follow their BLOG for further information.

 
FGS National Conference:  Aug. 22-25, 2018
 

Fort Wayne, IN

The Federation of Genealogical Societies returns to the Hoosier State in 2018 providing attendees convenient access to the Allen County Public Library which houses one of the largest genealogical research collections available with records from around the world. For more information, visit the FGS conference page.

 

 

Shopping for genealogy books and supplies?  Access Amazon through our portal and Amazon will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to PCGS!
 
 


column top image
October 21
PCGS General Meeting - Our 5th Birthday Celebration!
IT'S OUR 5TH BIRTHDAY! HELP US BLOW OUT THE CANDLES & CELEBRATE!! Cake & refreshments will be served.   We also ...

November 4
RootsMagic Users Group - MEMBERS ONLY
RootsMagic software users' general meeting to further their knowledge and share their expertise of the software.   Please note date and location ...

November 11
DNA Group - MEMBERS ONLY
Get answers to your DNA questions, guidance on interpreting your results, and updates on what's new in DNA testing.

November 18
Family Tree Maker SIG - MEMBERS ONLY
If you are an FTM user (PC and Mac) and interested in exploring all the features of this software program, ...

November 18
PCGS General Meeting
This month's program – Paul to Charlemagne: My Genealogy Odyssey – will be presented by Paul Duffey (PCGS member). Follow Paul's lineage through ...

December 2
RootsMagic Users Group - MEMBERS ONLY
RootsMagic software users' general meeting to further their knowledge and share their expertise of the software.

December 9
DNA Group - MEMBERS ONLY
Get answers to your DNA questions, guidance on interpreting your results, and updates on what's new in DNA testing.
column bottom image