Monday, April 20, 2009

CVGS Seminar on Saturday, 25 April - "Finding Your Elusive Ancestors"

The next Saturday Seminar of the Chula Vista Genealogical Society will be Saturday, 25 April 2009, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Chula Vista Civic Center Library (365 F Street, in Chula Vista) in the Auditorium.

The Seminar theme is "Finding Your Elusive Ancestors." The schedule of events is:

10:00 a.m. Registration in Auditorium

10:30 a.m. Program Introduction – Gary Brock

10:40 a.m. “Doing a Reasonably Exhaustive Search” -- presentation by Randy Seaver. This talk will discuss the Genealogical Proof Standard, and include several Case Studies of Randy's elusive ancestors.

12 noon. Refreshments (sandwiches, veggies, fruit, goodies, water) – provided by CVGS in the Conference Room adjacent to the Auditorium, please eat in the Park adjacent to library (not in the auditorium).

1:00 p.m. “Solving Your Brickwall Problems” – Panel Discussion of Member Research Problems. Panel of Shirley Becker, John Finch, Susi Pentico and Randy Seaver, moderated by Gary Brock.

2:30 p.m. Questions from audience answered by the Panel

3:00 p.m. Conclusion.

This all-day seminar is FREE for all to attend (a donation for the refreshments is appreciated).

RESERVATIONS ARE REQUESTED!! We need an accurate count of attendees in order to provide handouts and the refreshments. For more information, and to make reservations, please contact Virginia Taylor (619-425-7922, email

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