Friday, September 21, 2007

CVGS Program on Monday, 24 September: John Finch on "Reunions"

The next Chula Vista Genealogical Society meeting is Monday, 24 September at 10 a.m. in the Chula Vista Civic Center Library Auditorium. Please enter through the Conference Room in the east hallway in order to sign in, pick up the program handouts, and have a drink and a mid-morning snack.

After a short CVGS business meeting, the program speaker will be introduced. The program presentation this month is "Reunions" by John Finch:

John’s topic, REUNIONS, is of special interest to him. He has planned family reunions and a class reunion that were very successful. It is his goal that you may learn how to plan and execute a reunion that will be a joyful and memorable event and have the benefit of enhancing your family research.

John has been a member of the Chula Vista Genealogical Society since 1999 and has served as Library Coordinator, Program Chair and President (2005 -2006 term). He is also a member of the California State Genealogical Alliance. He retired from U.S. Navy in 1980, and from the San Diego County Probation Department in 1999.

John developed an interest in his own family history at a very young age, but did not begin an active pursuit of research until after retiring in 1999. Now, he spends several hours each week researching his family and volunteers, at this library, every Monday morning to assist new and seasoned researchers.

Guests and visitors are welcome to attend all CVGS meetings, which are always free to the public. For more information about this program, or about the Society, please contact Randy Seaver at 619-422-3397 or email

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Speaking of family reunions, Schelly Talalay Dardashti, blogger for "Tracing the Tribe," has had an article about a recent family reunion published in "Jerusalem Post." The reunion, organized by New Yorker Dr. Adam Smith, was held in Israel.

The link to the article is
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