Month: October 2020

November 1: OGS Membership Renewals

Membership in the Ontario Genealogical Society comes with many benefits and advantages, including free access to our webinar series, discounts on hotel and car rentals, special prices on Conference, and the option of joining Branches and Special Interest Groups (SIGs). Visit our website for more information about “Membership”.  

November 21: “Great Moments” Goes Virtual

 In the search for our family histories, we all experience “great moments”, some not so great, some good, some bad and a smidgen which is mostly inspirational! Can’t wait to hear them! Our virtual meeting awaits. Great Moments research stories are usually a lot of fun but they can be tragic at the same time.

Need A Genealogy Road Map

Getting started in Family History research can be both daunting and extremely rewarding. Where do you start, how do you keep track of everything and how can you get help? The Quinte Branch with the help of Bob Dawes has started this Genealogy 101 basic instruction guide on the website to help you get going.

October 17: Register Now for Webinar

Have you ever considered what will happen to your years of genealogy research once you’re gone? Learn how to ensure that your hard work carries on. Through a combination of planning, common sense, and new technologies, Thomas MacEntee will show you how to create an action plan for preserving your genealogy research.

October 17: Family History is no Game

Don’t play games with your years of family history research. What happens once you’re gone? Learn how to ensure that your hard work carries on. Through a combination of planning, common sense, and new technologies, Thomas MacEntee will show you how to create an action plan for preserving your genealogy research.

Quinte Branch Needs Volunteers

Normally, we canvas for volunteers around the time of our Annual General Meeting (AGM) since voting in a new Executive and appointing new Committee Coordinators is preferably done in a public facing meeting. This year we are adjusting our approach. We will fill positions through the Branch Council and confirm at the AGM in 2021.

October 17: Family History in the Dumpster

Are your years of hard work researching your family history headed for the dumpster once you’re gone? Learn how to ensure that your hard work carries on. Through a combination of planning, common sense, and new technologies, Thomas MacEntee will show you how to create an action plan for preserving your genealogy research.

November 1: Grow Our Family

Ontario Ancestors’ Grow Our Family membership campaign will return once again for the 2021 year.  Any member of the Society renewing their membership can receive a 50% discount on their membership fees simply by bringing in a new member with them.  And the new member gets the same great deal – Society membership for $31.50!!  

October 17: Future Proof Your Genealogy

Have you ever considered what will happen to your years of genealogy research once you’re gone? Learn how to ensure that your hard work carries on. Through a combination of planning, common sense, and new technologies, Thomas MacEntee will show you how to create an action plan for preserving your genealogy research.

Ontario Ancestors October “Explosion”

You can see that Ontario Ancestors and its Branches and SIGs have embraced the online presentation process to stay in touch with their members, and hopefully attract new ones! Check the Calendar section at the bottom of eWeekly for links to register for these events, or visit the Society website ogs.on.ca.
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