Sunday, December 13, 2020

Whittier Area Genealogical Society (WAGS) Virtual Seminar is Saturday, 30 January 2021

I received this information from WAGS recently:


The Whittier Area Genealogical Society invites you to REGISTER today!

WAGS 38th Annual Seminar via Zoom webinar

  • Three exciting nationally acclaimed genealogy speakers
  • When: Jan 30, 2021 08:30 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
  • Seminar Fee: only $25 for all - one reduced price for all attendees: WAGS members, non-members, and same-day registration
  • Door Prizes - subscriptions, gift certificates, research assistance, and more
  • Available anywhere via Zoom webinar
  • Webinar will be recorded and available for a limited time after the Seminar to registered attendees
  • Course descriptions and more details on the WAGS website:

Register for the WAGS Seminar via webinar:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Seminar Speakers

Lisa Alzo, MFA ("Make Those Skeletons Dance: Exploring Your Family’s Dark Side," Speaker at 9:15 am):  Lisa A. Alzo, MFA, is a freelance writer, instructor, and internationally recognized lecturer, specializing in Eastern European genealogical research and writing your family history. She is the author of eleven books and hundreds of magazine articles. Lisa works as an online educator and writing coach through her website Research, Write, Connect, and developed the Eastern European Research Certificate Program for the National Institute for Genealogical Studies. Visit for more information.

Colleen Robledo Greene, MLIS ("The Suspect Centenarian: Using a Common US Source to Build Out an Immigrant Life," Speaker 10:45 am):  Colleen Robledo Greene, MLIS, is an academic librarian, college educator, and web developer who has been researching her family history since 1997. She is the Digital Literacy Librarian at CSU, Fullerton, and also teaches an online graduate-level genealogical research methods course for San Jose State University. Colleen is a nationally recognized speaker and educator specializing in methodology, Mexican & Hispanic research, libraries and archives, technology, virtual instruction, and society communications. More info:

Thomas MacEntee ("Did I Get Everything? Creating a Checklist for Genealogy Research," Speaker 12:15 pm): Thomas MacEntee is a genealogy professional who’s also a blogger, educator, author, social media connector, marketer, network builder and more. A nationally-known speaker on the genealogy circuit, familiar to many through over 80 webinars at Legacy Family Tree and hundreds of lectures at national conferences. He has over 42 years of experience researching family history. More info at:

Handouts will be available one week before the Seminar. Links will be sent to your registered email.


Disclosure:  I am not a member of WAGS, but I do know some of their members and have made presentations there several times.  I have not been compensated for this blog post. 

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