Reminder Re-Post – Northwest Suburban Council of Genealogists (NWSCG) Next Program Scheduled for Saturday Morning, January 7, 2012 At 10:00 AM – “Organizing and Writing Your Family History” by Steve Szabados

Hi Everyone!

I just wanted to remind everyone that the Northwest Suburban Council of Genealogists (NWSCG) will be having a very good program that will take place this upcoming Saturday, January 7, 2012, at 10:00 AM.  I originally made a post on December 5, 2011 letting you know of this program.

I thought it would be a good reminder to re-post the information again because Steve Szabados will be the guest speaker on a topic near and dear to all of us on “Organizing and Writing Your Family History”.  This is a topic that goes great with New Year’s resolutions.

Steve is a great speaker and will certainly motivate you to begin writing your own family history.  It is not too late to consider attending this program.  All you have to do is just show up!

I also think the timing of this program coincides with a blog post I just did yesterday, January 3, 2012, on an article I read from the Newsletter of the Chicago Genealogical Society, that indicated the importance of writing your Family History in a more formal format to assure that it will get passed down to societies, libraries, archives, the Family History Library and the like.  “Raw Data”, as the article by Craig indicated,  is an almost certainty to be ignored by libraries and the like to take the material.  Your “raw data” must be converted to “published” material to give you a better chance that your hard work does not go to waste and will be accepted by organizations we associate with taking on such material.

So the timing of Steve’s program,  the article published by Craig Pfannkuche as well as the season for New Year’s resolutions are sure serendipitous events at this very time.

Check out the details of the upcoming NWSCG program that I previously posted about.  The program information follows after the following line separator.

Tony Kierna
Genealogy Coordinator
Schaumburg Township District Library


Hi Everyone,

I just received a program notice from the Northwest Suburban Council of Genealogists indicating that their next genealogy program is scheduled for Saturday morning, January 7, 2012 at 10:00 AM.

Please remember that the society will be meeting on a new day, at a new time and at a new location starting with programs in August 2011.

The society will be meeting on Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 10:00 AM at the Arlington Heights Senior Center at 1801 W. Central Rd. in Arlington Heights, IL.

Please be sure to view the link below that will get you to the program description material supplied to me by the society. 

The speaker for the morning program will be Steve Szabados.  The speaker will present a program titled “Organizing and Writing Your Family History“.

Researchers can arrive as early as 9:30 AM to have informal conversations and share knowledge and seek research advice.

Please take a look at the full PDF announcement of the program by going to:

Northwest Suburban Council of Genealogists (NWSCG) January 7, 2012 Program Notice

You will find more details about the program location, the program contents and some information about Steve Szabados, the speaker for the morning from the above link to the program information.

Tony Kierna
Genealogy Coordinator
Schaumburg Township District Library

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