Thursday, September 30, 2010

CVGS Seminar -- Where Do We Go From Here?

The Chula Vista Genealogical Society (CVGS) will celebrate National Family History Month in October by providing our Annual Fall Seminar. The program details include:

* Location: Norman Park Senior Center, 270 F St., Chula Vista

* Seminar Theme: Where Do We Go From Here?

* Date and Time: Saturday, October 2nd, 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


*** 8:30 a.m. -- doors open, Registration

*** 9 a.m. -- Keynote address, "Graveyard Gumshoe: Lessons Written in Stone," by Jean Wilcox Hibben, Ph.D., M.A., CG.

*** 9:30 a.m. -- "Introduction to Chula Vista Genealogical Society" - Gary Brock

*** 10:15 a.m. -- Session 1 - “Deliveries in the Rear: Getting Family History Information Through the Back Door” by Jean Wilcox Hibben, Ph.D., M.A., CG.

*** 11:30 a.m. -- Catered lunch (provided by CVGS)

*** 12:30 p.m. -- Session 2 - “This is Not Your Grandma’s Genealogy: Making the Move from Moving from Paper to Electronic Record Keeping” by Jean Wilcox Hibben, Ph.D., M.A., CG.

*** 1:30 p.m. -- Break: book sales, computer research.

*** 2:30 p.m. -- Session 3 - "Coming to the New World After the Conquest, 1600-1900" by Alfredo Pena, head genealogist for CorGoMiUri.

*** 4:30 p.m. -- end of seminar.

This program is designed to help people just getting started in Genealogy, New Members of our Society and Oldtimers who want to catch up on new resources.

Opportunity drawings will take place throughout the day, and a door prize will be awarded.

Used Genealogy books will be on sale and speaker's materials will be available for purchase.

* Registration Fee: Registration includes refreshments and catered lunch. $25.00 per Person until September 20, and $30.00 per person thereafter.

* To register, please print out flyer Click here, fill out the form and mail to remittance address on bottom of form.

* A confirmation packet will be returned by email if you include an email address, or by US Postal Service with last-minute parking and shuttle information.

For further information, contact Susi Pentico at (619-690-1188), or email at

Or contact Virginia Taylor at (619-425-7922) or email at

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