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From: "Deanna Ramsey" <>
Subject: [FLTGS] FSGS Liaison Newsletter - Vol. 7 No. 3
Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2007 07:25:02 -0400


Online Copies of this Liaison Newsletters is available at:

http://www.rootsweb.com/~flsgs/pub_newsletter_liaison/vol7no3.txt


FSGS Liaison Newsletter

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Vol. 7 No. 3 September 2007
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PLEASE FORWARD THIS TO MEMBERS OF YOUR SOCIETY...

Liaison News/Announcement Submissions
PLEASE email your society's news and announcements at least 2 MONTHS in
advance (this will allow time for individuals to plan on attending your
meeting/s). Please email them no later than 5 p.m. on the last day of each
month. The FSGS Liaison Newsletter will be emailed to you by the 3 rd of
each month. Please remember to notify me of any changes in your local
society's Liaison (i.e. name and email address). Should you have any topic
suggestions/articles - please contact Deanna Ramsey at
.

Liaison Events
Please submit your calendar of events using the NEW Calendar Event
Submission form on the FSGS website at www.flsgs.org under the Calendar
link. Events submitted using this form will be published on the FSGS Website
and will print in the Liaison Newsletter.


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ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM FSGS
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The Florida State Genealogical Society Nominating Committee is preparing a
slate of officers and trustees for the 2008-2009 term. According to the
bylaws, this slate must be presented to the Board of Directors two months
prior to the annual meeting, or September 9th.

If you are interested in serving on the Board, or know of someone that would
like to serve, please contact one of the Nominating Committee Members:

Jackie L. Hufschmid, Chairperson e-mail: Michael
Boonstra, e-mail: Joan Kanet, e-mail:
Sue Van Vonno, e-mail: Linda
Kleback, e-mail:

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FSGS Annual Conference
November 9 - 10, 2007
Sheraton Orlando - Downtown Hotel
60 South Ivanhoe Boulevard, Orlando, Florida Mention FSGS for a special room
rate ($109.00 + taxes for up to four people). Rooms being held until OCTOBER
16th (5:00 p.m. EST).
For reservations call 1-800-325-3535
visit www.flsgs.org for details

NOTE
An additional FSGS Conference Registration has been created in Word for
those of you who wish to complete the registration on your computer. A PDF
version is also available for those of you who do not have Word. Check it
out!


NO ADDITIONAL NEWS ITEMS WERE SUBMITTED...


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SEPTEMBER CALENDAR OF EVENTS
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September 2007
DATE: September 8, 2007
SOCIETY: Genealogical Society of Okaloosa County AREA OF THE STATE: North
EVENT: Monthly Meeting
TIME: 10 AM - 12 PM
LOCATION: Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida, 115 Westview Avenue,
Valparaiso, FL
SPEAKER: Judy Bennett
TOPIC: "Puttin' Flesh On Dem Bones"
COST: N/C
FOOD/REFRESHMENTS: No
CONTACT: Jeremy R. Abbott via WEB SITE:
http://www.rootsweb.com/~flgsoc/ ADDITIONAL INFO: Have you acquired Uncle
Fred's probate record and want to pull every bit of information out of it -
maximizing its potential? Judy can help you!!! See you there.

DATE: September 8, 2007
SOCIETY: Lee County Genealogical Society AREA OF THE STATE: South
EVENT: Saturday General Meeting
TIME: 10 AM - 12 PM
LOCATION: Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 4141 DeLeon Street, Fort
Myers, FL
SPEAKER: TBA
TOPIC: Census Records
COST: N/C
FOOD/REFRESHMENTS: Refreshments
CONTACT: Carol Rooksby Weidlich at (239) 567-2686 or
WEB SITE: www.LeeCountyGenealogy.org

DATE: September 9, 2007
SOCIETY: Jewish Genealogical Society of Tampa Bay (JGSTB) AREA OF THE STATE:
Central
EVENT: Monthly Program
TIME: 1 - 4 PM
LOCATION: gulf Coast Jewish Family Services, 14041 Icot Blvd., Clearwater,
FL
SPEAKER: Officers and Board Members of the JGSTB
TOPIC: Highlights of the International Association of Genealogical Societies
2007 Meeting
COST: N/C
FOOD/REFRESHMENTS: Dessert and Coffee
Sally Israel,
WEB SITE: www.rootsweb.com/~fljgstb/home.htm

DATE: September 15, 2007
SOCIETY: Bay County Genealogical Society
AREA: North
EVENT: Monthly Meeting
TIME: 1:00 - 2:30 PM
LOCATION: Bay County Public Library, 25 West Government Street, Panama City,
FL
SPEAKER: Sandra Ruffing
TOPIC: Witches, Rakes & Rouges: How to Research Your Blacksheep Ancestors
COST: N/C
FOOD/REFRESHMENTS: Refreshments
CONTACT: Judy Bennett, WEB SITE:
www.rootsweb.com/~flbcgs ADDITIONAL INFO: The program will provide
information on what sources are available, ranging from newspaper articles
about trials to researching and obtaining prison records.

DATE: September15, 2007
SOCIETY: The Jacksonville Genealogical Society AREA OF THE STATE: North
EVENT: Monthly Meeting
TIME: 1:30 - 3:30 PM
LOCATION: Webb-Wesconnett Branch Library, 6887 103rd. St., Jacksonville, FL
SPEAKER: James "Craig" Morris
TOPIC: Genealogy and the War for South Independence."
COST: N/C
FOOD/REFRESHMENTS: None
CONTACT: Mary Chauncey at (904) 781-9300 WEB SITE:
http://jaxgen.home.comcast.net
DATE: September 16, 2007
SOCIETY: Roots & Branches Gen Society of West Volusia County AREA OF THE
STATE: Central
EVENT: September Meeting
TIME: 1 - 3 PM
LOCATION: 130 East Howry Avenue, DeLand, FL
SPEAKER: Gladys Friedman Paulin
TOPIC: "Your Country Store - Browsing the National Archives"
COST: N/C
FOOD/REFRESHMENTS: N/A
CONTACT: Jerry Hale (386) 532-6224
WEB SITE: http://www.rootsweb.com/~flrbgs/ ADDITIONAL INFO: Beginning
genealogy lesson at 1 PM in the conference room behind the Audio Visual Desk
before the general meeting and speaker at 2 PM in the auditorium. Topic TBA.

DATE: September 20, 2007
SOCIETY: Lee County Genealogical Society AREA OF THE STATE: Southwest
EVENT: Monthly Meeting
TIME: 1 - 3 PM
LOCATION: Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, 4141 DeLeon Street, Fort
Myers, FL
SPEAKER: Bryan Mulcahy, Reference Librarian, Fort Myers-LeeCounty Public
Library
TOPIC: Land Records
COST: Free
FOOD/REFRESHMENTS: Refreshments
CONTACT: Carol Rooksby Weidlich at (239) 567-2686 or
WEB SITE: www.LeeCountyGenealogy.org
DATE: September 21, 2007
SOCIETY: Martin County Genealogical Society (MCGS) AREA OF THE STATE: South
EVENT: Monthly Meeting
TIME: 1 PM (Meeting), 3 PM (Special Interest Group)
LOCATION: Blake Library, 2351 SE Monterey Road, Stuart, FL
SPEAKER: Frank Fazekas, a member of MCGS
TOPIC: How I Found My Eastern European Ancestors
COST: N/C
FOOD/REFRESHMENTS: Cookies and beverages, after short business mtg, before
program.
CONTACT: Walt Bruetsch, or (772) 220-1638 WEB SITE:
http://www.rootsweb.com/~flmcgs/ ADDITIONAL INFO: A meeting of the DNA
Special Interest Group will be after the meeting, at about 3 PM. All are
welcomed.

DATE: September 25, 2006
SOCIETY: Tallahassee Genealogical Society AREA OF THE STATE: North
EVENT: Monthly Meeting
TIME: 7 PM
LOCATION: R.A. Gray Auditorium, 500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee, FL
SPEAKER: Gail Nestor
TOPIC: Optimizing Your Online Research Time
COST: N/C
FOOD/REFRESHMENTS: Yes
CONTACT: Deanna Ramsey at
WEBSITE: www.talgen.org
DATE(S): September 21 - October 26, 2007
SPONSOR: Gulf Coast Community College, Education Encore AREA OF THE STATE:
North
EVENT: Introduction to Genealogy Series
TIME: Fridays 2:30 -3:45 PM
LOCATION: Gulf Coast Community College, Hwy 98, Student Union West
SPEAKER: William J. Zehner, CG
TOPIC: Foundations of Family History
COST: $80; includes your choice of 3 additional courses
FOOD/REFRESHMENTS: NONE
CONTACT: http://lll.gulfcoast.edu/encore/Bay.htm
WEB SITE: http://lll.gulfcoast.edu/encore/Bay.htm
ADDITIONAL INFO: Details at
www.northwestfloridagenealogy.com/currentevents/upcomingevents.html
Registration begins September 7, 2007
DATES: September 28 - 30, 2007
SOCIETY: Elmer's Genealogy Library
AREA: North
EVENT: Kickoff to "Family History Month"
TIME: September 28th 8:30 AM - September 30th 2 PM
LOCATION: Elmer's Genealogy Library, 177 SW Range Avenue, Madison, FL
SPEAKERS: Deanna Ramsey and Desmond Walls Allen
TOPICS:
Friday Evening - Deanna D. Ramsey, Speaker "Digital Cameras: A Must Research
Tool" and "Designing a Family Web Page"
Saturday - Desmond Walls Allen, Speaker "Preserving Your Family Papers,
Photographs, and Heirlooms"
COST: $55
FOOD/REFRESHMENTS: Friday Refreshments and Saturday Lunch included
CONTACT: Elmer C. Spear at or (850) 973-3282 WEB
SITE: www.elmerslibrary.com ADDITIONAL INFO: On Saturday our lunch will be
hot BBQ chicken. If you have a special diet that will not allow this please
send us an email and we will try to work something out for you. Desmond
Walls Allen will be our guest on Saturday. She has battled two forms of
cancer and has not spoke in Florida for 10 years. We are happy to have her
as our Saturday speaker. Your $55 includes door charge at the library during
this event.

DATE: September 29, 2007
SOCIETY: Amelia Island Genealogy Society AREA OF THE STATE: North
EVENT: Genealogy Seminar
TIME: 9 AM - 4 PM
LOCATION: 2800 S. 14th Street, Fernandina Beach, FL
SPEAKER: George Morgan
TOPIC: Genealogy Orienteering: Using Maps to Find the Right Place;
State-Land States & Federal-Land States: Researching Land Records; The
Genealogist as CSI (Crime Scene Investigator); Planning a Very Successful
Research Trip.
COST: $30 (does NOT include lunch)
FOOD/REFRESHMENTS: Drinks & cookies
CONTACT: Marie Santry, OR (904) 321-3460 WEB SITE:
http://www.aigensoc.org



Deanna D. Ramsey
Public Relations Chair
Florida State Genealogical Society
www.flsgs.org



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