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10 AM to 1PM Wednesdays and Fridays PGSA Research Help

Need a little help with your research?  Volunteers filling PGSA requests at the PMA library are also available to consult on genealogy questions and/or methods on Wednesdays from 10am till 1pm. Additionally, you may work in the library until 7 pm. The library is open 1 to 7 pm on Wednesdays.
There is plentiful parking and it's free! Public transportation is available. (take the CTA 56 Milwaukee Avenue bus to Augusta or take the Blue Line to Chicago Avenue or Division Street)

 The Polish Museum Of America (with its great gift shop) is open from 11 to 4.  There are several restaurants nearby, including a Polish one.  For more information, email PGSAmerica@pgsa.org.

Also, Board Member Steve Szabados, is currently available at the Arlington Heights Library every Friday morning from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Whether you are just getting started or trying to solve a "brick wall,"  he should be able to help.  Steve also has quite an extensive
calendar of speaking engagements that take him from Kane County to DuPage County to Will County and even into Wisconsin.
His topics vary.  To see his schedule, go to:  http://steveszabados.com/calendar-of-events/ 

Library of the Polish Museum of America

984 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL

3rd Saturday of every month 10:30 am - 12:30 pm CAGG-NI Monthly Meeting

Computer-Assisted Genealogy Group of Northern Illinois will meet to discuss methods and techniques to use computers in your genealogy research.

CAGGNI meets every third Saturday of every month except December. Visit the CAGGNI's website
www.caggni.org for specific meeting informaiton.

The link to our calendar page is: http://caggni.shuttlepod.org/

Schaumburg Township District Library

130 South Roselle Road

Schaumburg IL

10:30 am - 12:30 pm The Master Genealogist (TMG) CAGG-NI Users Group Meeting

This event repeats every month on the second Saturday.

The Chicago Area TMG Users Group will meet to explore The Master Genealogist software and how various members use it. This group is a SIG of CAGG-NI. Visit the TMG pages of CAGGNI's website http://caggni.shuttlepod.org/ for specific meeting information.

Schaumburg Township District Library

130 South Roselle Road

Schaumburg IL

9:00AM First Saturday of Every Month Meeting NWSGS Meetings

The Northwest Suburban Genealogy Society invites anyone interested in genealogical, biographical, or historical research- beginners or experienced researchers- to join us the first Saturday of every month (except Jun, Jul, Aug, Dec.)
Times: 9:00AM – Open Discussion
               10:00AM – Meeting
For any other information, please send inquiry and a stamped self-addressed envelope to:
P.O. Box 148
Mt. Prospect, IL 60056-9019

 Arlington Heights Senior Center
1800 W. Central Rd.,
Arlington Heights., IL

April 11, 2015 North Suburban Genealogical Society

The North Suburban Genealogical Society invites the public to attend its Saturday April 11th meeting at the Northbrook History Museum, 1776 Walters Avenue, Northbrook, IL. The meeting will feature:

"Genealogical Society Panel Discussion with Q&A" - NSGS Member Panel
Clark Dean, CG -- Finding Two Illusive Women: A Case Study
Judy Hughes -- A Fresh Look At Brick Walls; New Ways to Rethink Old Problems
Terry Jackson -- An Adoption Story: Italian Immigration & The Newberry Library
Tom Van Heule -- How to Convert Old Data (Slides & Pictures) Into Computer Files

The meeting begins at 1:00 PM and is free and open to the public. Guests are welcome and are invited to bring a friend and enjoy refreshments. The meeting room is on the lower level and has a ramp for handicap accessibility.

for further information, visit:
Website: http://nsgsil.org

Northbrook History Museum, 1776 Walters Avenue, Northbrook, IL

August 9th, 2015 - 2:00 to 4:00 pm PGSA August Quarterly Meeting

Drilling Down for DNA 

Mr. Bockman explores a variety of methods to discover the distant cousins whose DNA test results might help to get past a brick wall. he will discuss how DNA tests and DNA projects can help to overcome tough research problems. Based upon his article in Everton's Genealogical Helper September/October 2007.

Mr. Bockman is an experienced genealogy lecturer, author, and writer. He has applied his engineering, management, computer, and organizational development skills to help with the analyzing, problem solving and organization of records necessary for genealogical research. He has been doing genealogical research since 1987 and has been active in societies, society management, classes, and presenting lectures since 1994

Alqonquin Area Public Library, 2600 Harnish Dr. , Algonquin, IL

August 29, 2015 Northwest Suburban Genealogical Society

Saturday, August 29, 2015
10:00 am - Program
Doors open at 9:00 a.m. for casual discussion
Arlington Heights Senior Center 1801 W. Central Road, Arlington Heights, IL
"Genealogical Research Strategies"
Speaker: Bob Allen
Beyond recording names, dates and places, Bob Allen has focused on how his ancestors lived their lives—their work, community involvement, beliefs, memberships and politics. One of the most useful approaches that he has found helpful is a strategic research plan of action. Learn about his research plan and some of the surprising results!
Bob Allen is a member of NWSGS and has been conducting his genealogy research for more than thirty years. He received a B.A. Political Science, an M.B.A. from the University of Kansas, and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas School of Law. He held a number of executive positions with Container Corporation of America and Baxter Healthcare Corporation. A past President of the Institute for Continued Learning at Roosevelt University in Schaumburg, he has led many study groups – including Chicago and Illinois History, Secret Societies, Genealogy, Investing, Preparing for the End, Neat Internet sites, The Romans, Notable Women and Old Time Radio
Everyone welcome
No registration or fee is required

Arlington Heights Senior Center 1801 W. Central Road, Arlington Heights, IL

November 15th, 2015 - 2:00 - 4:00 pm PGSA November Quarterly Meeting

Poland in World War II  .... 

Poland was the first nation to fight German aggression in WW2. It supplied the fourth largest Allied armed forces behind the United States, Britain and Russia. In addition it organized the largest resistance movement of the war and made substantial contributions to final victory. This presentation will highlight the many contributions made by Poland and its people to advance the final defeat of Nazi Germany

James Pula is a Professor of History at Purdue University. He has authored a dozens books and is editor of Polish American Encyclopedia and the academic journal Polish American Studies

Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 500 N. Dunston, Arlington Heights, IL

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