Thursday, July 23, 2009

Greater Portland Announces Anniversary Schedule

The Greater Portland Chapter is geared up and ready to celebrate their 30th anniversary on Saturday, August 1st, and they want you to be a part of it. The schedule for the day has much to offer!

9:45-10:15 Registration

10:15 - 10:30 Welcome by Carol McCoy, Chapter President

All day activities include: Genealogy Library, Member Displays, Give Away Table
(The Family History Library will be open from 10:30-11:45 and from 1:00-5:00)

10:40 - 11:40 - Morning Classes:
  1. Computer Software Demonstrations (Will Haskell)
  2. New England Resources (Carol McCoy)
  3. Introduction to Genealogy (Sue Hawes)
11:50 - 1:50 - Buffet Lunch (Lunch, Baby Picture Contest, Door Prizes, Viewing Time for Member Displays & Member Sharing - What Got You Started in Genealogy)

2:00 - 3:00 - Afternoon Clases:
  1. What the Family History Center Has to Offer (Kathy Moody)
  2. Ask Our Panel of Experts: Sue Hawes, Carol McCoy, Pam Eagelson, and Dana Edgecomb
It's a great lineup! Plan now to join them on the 1st! For more details and to learn about the Greater Portland Chapter of the Maine Genealogical Society, visit their website at

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