History Group Meeting News
MEETING DATES 2017
Meeting held 2nd Wednesday of the month at 10am in the Tebbutt Room, Windsor Library
INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY HISTORY CLASS
Tuesday 28 February 2017 6.30-8.30pm
WITH THIS RING...
Thursday 23 February 2017 12noon-2pm
CERTIFICATES FOR FAMILY HISTORY
Thursday 30 March 2017 6.30-8.30pm
Congratulations to Carolynne Cooper for her Australia Day Cultural Heritage Award. Well done.
Congratulations to Carol Liston awarded the Officer (AO) in the General Division in the Australia Day Awards 2017. She was recognised for her "distinguished service to the preservation and documentation of Australian history and heritage, to professional societies, and to education as a teacher and mentor."
DR REX STUBBS OAM COMMEMORATIVE HISTORY SYMPOSIUM
Keep the date - Saturday 13 May 2017 - for the Dr Rex Stubbs OAM Commemorative History Symposium. More information will be made available shortly.
The March issue of the Hawkesbury Crier will be available next month. If you would like to contribute an article, publish a query or advertise your family names, please email email@example.com before 1 March 2017.
RootsTech is a huge family history event held in Salt Lake City where people may learn, discover and share their family history through technology. Lots of new things are released or announced at this event and there is lots to learn, even if you are unable to attend. Like last year, several sessions of the conference will be streamed live on the website https://www.rootstech.org/
You can read more about it on this blog http://blog.familytreemagazine.com/insider/2017/01/31/Watch19RootsTechGenealogyConferenceSessionsFreeOnline.aspx When the conference is finished recordings will also be available for most sessions up until the next conference in 2018.
SURFING THE INTERNET...SITES FOR FAMILY HISTORIANS
Members with internet access should check out the following interesting sites. The Library has free access to the internet, contact 4560 4460 for bookings at Windsor & 4578 2002 for Richmond bookings. If you have your own laptop we also have free wireless. The password is available from the Information Desk.
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