Wednesday, April 14, 2010

CGSSD Meeting on Saturday, 17 April features Del Ritchhart

The next meeting of the Computer Genealogy Society of San Diego (CGSSD) is Saturday, April 17, 2010.

User Groups for Family Tree Maker (led by Del Ritchhart), Macintosh (led by Dona Ritchie), and RootsMagic (led by Pam Journey and Chris Christensen) will begin at 9:00 a.m.

After a break and refreshments at 10:00 a.m., Del Ritchhart will present the main program, “Researching at the Allen County Public Library and the Family History Library.”

Del will discuss his visits last year to both the Allen County Public Library in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, and the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. He will describe the libraries and their holdings and resources, and give suggestions about how to prepare for your visit and effectively conduct your research. Del’s presentation will be augmented with extensive photos taken during his visits.

Del is a retired Navy captain and aerospace executive who has been active in San Diego genealogical organizations for about ten years. He is the current president of the Computer Genealogy Society of San Diego.

We meet at the Robinson Auditorium complex on the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) campus in La Jolla. From North Torrey Pine Road turn at Pangea Drive into UCSD. Free parking is available in the parking garage on the left; use any A, B, or S space. Signs will mark directions to our meeting room. Please refer to our website; or the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies website for driving directions and a map.

UPDATED: 15 April - modified User Groups listing per email from Linda Hervig.

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