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Yakima Valley Genealogical Society Tidbits

(January 30th, 2022)

Hope this finds all our members well!

As a reminder, the library is open with our standard hours of Monday -Saturday (10:00 am to 4:00 pm).

Meetings & Events:

General Meeting:  Our next general meeting is this Saturday at 10:00 a.m.  Following the business portion of the meeting, a program will be presented.  This month the subject is "Skeletons in the Closet".  The presenter will be Judy Schuster.  Raffle tickets will be sold for a wide selection of items.  Please note:  Until further notice please do not bring food.  Coffee, tea, and water will be provided.  Normally the meeting is over by 12:00 p.m.

Board Meeting:

The next board meeting is on February 15th at 10:00 a.m.  YVGS Board Meetings are open to members.

Interactive opportunities:

A huge thanks to Pat for sharing the following information on interactive opportunities!

The Genealogical Forum of Oregon's Annual Open House will be online with 23 free classes from March 26 through April 2.  (See https://gfo.org/learn/open-house.html for more information.)

FYI - RootsTech 2022 will be a virtual-only experience, with some enhancements and improvements.  Classes for the event will have a mix of on-demand, livestream, and interactive sessions that will allow attendees to learn, grow, and connect to people all over the globe. Participants will also be able to connect with fellow attendees, speakers, experts, and enthusiasts.  For more information, visit rootstech.org. The conference is free and open to anyone.