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Tuesday, July 17
Google Photos: Collect, Organize, Preserve, and Share Video  (Workshop)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
3653 Niles Rd. St. Joseph Michigan (LDS Church Bldg.)
“Google Photos:  Collect, Organize, Preserve, and Share”.  Presenter:  Michelle Goodrum.  Google Photos is a powerful, free app for storing, organizing, and sharing.  Users can also edit and create photo projects and automatically add their photos to the app from their digital devices. 


Tuesday, July 24
MyHeritage DNA 101: From Test to Results Video  (DNA)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
3653 Niles Rd. St. Joseph Michigan (LDS Church Bldg.)
“MyHeritage DNA 101:  From Test to Results”.  Presenter:  Yariv Erlich.  Learn about taking a MyHeritage DNA test and how the process works; from taking the test to the lab analysis.  Learn about MyHeritage DNA’s over 40 ethnicities and how to optimize your DNA matches.



Tuesday, August 7
August BCGS Board Meeting  (Board)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
3871 Meadow Lane, St. Joseph, MI
Meeting of the BCGS Board of Directors to review past events and plan new events.  Update on ongoing and future projects.  All members welcome.


Tuesday, August 14
Get Started with FindMyPast Video  (Training)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
3653 Niles Rd. St. Joseph Michigan (LDS Church Bldg.)
“Get Started with FindMyPast”.  Learn how to set-up a FindMyPast account and customize settings for your profile and account.


Tuesday, August 21
How NOT to Leave Your Genealogy Behind Video  (Workshop)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
3653 Niles Rd. St. Joseph Michigan (LDS Church Bldg.)
“How NOT to Leave Your Genealogy Behind”.  Presenters:  Amy Johnson Crow and Curt Witcher.  Nobody wants their genealogy research to end up in a landfill.  Hear a few horror stories of genealogy material destroyed and how you can avoid those mistakes! 


Tuesday, August 28
DNA - One Family, One World Video  (DNA)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
3653 Niles Rd. St. Joseph Michigan (LDS Church Bldg.)
“DNA – One Family, One World”.  Presenter:  David Nicholson.  Explore a new project by LivingDNA that is mapping the worlds DNA and building one world family tree through our genetics.  Gain insight into how this will impact your family history.



Tuesday, September 4
September BCGS Board Meeting  (Board)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
3871 Meadow Lane, St. Joseph, MI
Meeting of the BCGS Board of Directors to review past events and plan new events.  Update on ongoing and future projects.  All members welcome.


Tuesday, September 11
Immigrant Ancestors Video  (Training)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
3653 Niles Rd. St. Joseph Michigan (LDS Church Bldg.)
“Immigrant Ancestors”.  Explore Immigration Records, Naturalization Records, Passenger Lists, and other Immigration Resources.


Saturday, September 15
BCGS 2018 Fall Seminar  (Seminar)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
3653 Niles Rd. St. Joseph Michigan (LDS Church Bldg.)
Our Guest Speaker will be Katherine R. Willson.
 
Katherine is a highly-acclaimed and professionally-trained national public speaker and professional genealogist.  She gives keynote addresses, conference presentations and facilitates genealogical workshops.
 
Her genealogy interests began at the age of 10 while earning the Junior Girl Scout "My Heritage" badge.  Her passion for genealogy was fueled during college when relatives gave her binders full of generations of information.
 
Katherine has been teaching all levels of genealogy research for the past twelve years.  Her passion for genealogy combined with practical and creative strategies keeps Katherine's audience actively participating in her engaging presentations.  Participants leave with the tools necessary to do their own research, and the inspiration to do it!
 
The subjects she will present are:
 
  • Online and Offline Sources for Locating Photos of Your Ancestors
  • Locating Living Relatives (Reverse Genealogy):  Where, Why, and How
  • Military Records Research
  • Getting the Most from Cemetery Research Online and In Person
 
 


Tuesday, September 18
Source Citations: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Video  (Workshop)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
3653 Niles Rd. St. Joseph Michigan (LDS Church Bldg.)
“Source Citations:  The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly”.  Presenter:  Diana Elder.  Use a source citation to help others trace your research steps and to give your genealogy finding credibility.  Learn the method of creating source citations and to make research reliable. 


Tuesday, September 25
Advancing Your Genealogy with DNA Video  (DNA)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
3653 Niles Rd. St. Joseph Michigan (LDS Church Bldg.)
“Advancing Your Genealogy with DNA”.  Presenter:  Anne Swayne.  Learn what new tools Ancestry DNA has to advance your research and get more out of your DNA results.



Tuesday, October 2
October BCGS Board Meeting  (Board)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
3871 Meadow Lane, St. Joseph, MI
Meeting of the BCGS Board of Directors to review past events and plan new events.  Update on ongoing and future projects.  All members welcome.


Tuesday, October 16
Pain in the Access: More Web for Your Genealogy Video  (Workshop)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
3653 Niles Rd. St. Joseph Michigan (LDS Church Bldg.)
“Pain in the Access:  More Web for Your Genealogy”.  Presenter:  Curt Witcher.  Library, Archive, Government, and specialized websites have much to offer.  Review sites and strategies for getting more online data while using the internet.  
 
 


Tuesday, October 23
To Be Announced Video  (DNA)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
3653 Niles Rd. St. Joseph Michigan (LDS Church Bldg.)
To Be Announced.