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Monday, November 20
Navigating Family Tree Maker  (Workshop)
1:00 pm
Living Lord Lutheran Church, 11107 Palmbrush Trail, Bradenton, FL 34202


Wednesday, November 29
Beginning Genealogy  (Workshop)
10:00 am
Living Lord Lutheran Church, 11107 Palmbrush Trail, Bradenton, FL 34202


Wednesday, November 29
Computer SIG  (Special Interest Group)
12:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Fruitville Library Meeting Room, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240



Monday, December 4
GSS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
10:15 am to 12:00 pm
Selby Public Library, 1331 First Street, Selby Library Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Sarasota, 34236
Agenda to be distributed to board members prior to meeting.


Tuesday, December 5
UK SIG  (Special Interest Group)
10:15 am to 11:45 am
Fruitville Library, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240


Saturday, December 9
Drew Smith: Organizing Your Genealogy Research Process  (General Meeting)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Selby Public Library, 1331 First Street, Geldbart Auditorium, Main Floor, Sarasota, 34236
Drew Smith is a librarian in the Academic Services Department of the University of South Florida. He currently serves as the Chair of the Family History International Standards Organization and as President of the Florida Genealogical Society of Tampa. 
 
The research process includes goals, questions, sources, information, evidence, and conclusions. Learn to use task management software, research logs, and other tools to keep track.


Thursday, December 14
New England SIG  (Special Interest Group)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Fruitville Library, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240


Saturday, December 16
DNA SIG  (Special Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Fruitville Library Meeting Room, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240



Monday, January 8, 2018
GSS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
10:15 am to 12:00 pm
Selby Public Library, 1331 First Street, Selby Library Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Sarasota, 34236
Agenda to be distributed to board members prior to meeting.


Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Polish SIG  (Special Interest Group)
10:15 am
Gulf Gate Library, 7112 Curtiss Ave., Sarasota, FL 34231


Thursday, January 11, 2018
New England SIG  (Special Interest Group)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Fruitville Library, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240


Saturday, January 13, 2018
Lisa Louise Cooke: Google! Everything New That You Need To Know For Genealogy  (General Meeting)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Selby Public Library, 1331 First Street, Geldbart Auditorium, Main Floor, Sarasota, 34236
Lisa Louise Cooke is the Producer and Host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast, an online genealogy audio show at www.GenealogyGems.com that has  been downloaded over 2 million times. She is the author of the books The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox Second  Edition, Mobile Genealogy, How to Find Your Family History in Newspapers, and Genealogy Gems: Ultimate Research Strategies, and the Google Earth for Genealogy DVD series, as well as a writer, instructor and podcaster for Family Tree Magazine.   She is a sought-after keynote speaker and presenter and has been featured at conferences and seminars such as Who Do You Think You Are? Live  in  London,  RootsTech,  and  the  NGS  National Conference.
 
Google continues to evolve and change every day. In this session, Google Guru Lisa Louise Cooke will give you an update on the most recent Google changes. Then she will unleash advanced search strategies for genealogy that you probably aren’t using, but are ‘must-haves’ in order to get the best results possible. These are tips and tricks you can put into practice right away.


Wednesday, January 17, 2018
German SIG  (Special Interest Group)
1:00 pm
Fruitville Library, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240


Friday, January 19, 2018
Computer SIG  (Special Interest Group)
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Fruitville Library Meeting Room, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240


Saturday, January 20, 2018
Irish SIG  (Special Interest Group)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Fruitville Library, Conference Room, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240


Tuesday, January 23, 2018
UK SIG  (Special Interest Group)
10:15 am to 11:45 am
Fruitville Library, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240



Monday, February 5, 2018
GSS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
10:15 am to 12:00 pm
Selby Public Library, 1331 First Street, Selby Library Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Sarasota, 34236
Agenda to be distributed to board members prior to meeting.


Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Polish SIG  (Special Interest Group)
10:15 am
Gulf Gate Library, 7112 Curtiss Ave., Sarasota, FL 34231


Thursday, February 8, 2018
New England SIG  (Special Interest Group)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Fruitville Library, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240


Saturday, February 10, 2018
Diahan Southard: Finding Missing Persons - Using Your DNA Results to Find People in Your Pedigree  (General Meeting)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Selby Public Library, 1331 First Street, Geldbart Auditorium, Main Floor, Sarasota, 34236
A microbiology graduate, Diahan Southard has spent 15 years in the genetic genealogy industry.  In her current position as Your DNA Guide, she provides personalized, interactive experiences to assist individuals and families in interpreting their genetic results in the context of their genealogical information.
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She is also the author of DNA Quick Guides, producer of a video tutorial series, as well as a featured author for Family Tree Magazine and regular contributor to Your Genealogy Today.
 
DNA testing can be a very powerful tool to help fill in the blanks in your family tree. But how helpful can it really be when you know absolutely nothing about the person you are trying to find? As it turns out, with the right techniques and a careful search, your DNA might be able to tell you more than you think.


Friday, February 16, 2018
Computer SIG  (Special Interest Group)
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Fruitville Library Meeting Room, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240


Saturday, February 17, 2018
DNA SIG  (Special Interest Group)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Fruitville Library, Conference Room, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240


Wednesday, February 21, 2018
German SIG  (Special Interest Group)
1:00 pm
Fruitville Library, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240


Tuesday, February 27, 2018
UK SIG  (Special Interest Group)
10:15 am to 11:45 am
Fruitville Library, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240



Monday, March 5, 2018
GSS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
10:15 am to 12:00 pm
Selby Public Library, 1331 First Street, Selby Library Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Sarasota, 34236
Agenda to be distributed to board members prior to meeting.


Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Polish SIG  (Special Interest Group)
10:15 am
Gulf Gate Library, 7112 Curtiss Ave., Sarasota, FL 34231


Thursday, March 8, 2018
New England SIG  (Special Interest Group)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Fruitville Library, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240


Saturday, March 10, 2018
George Morgan: Laying Out Clues in Funeral Home Records  (General Meeting)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Selby Public Library, 1331 First Street, Geldbart Auditorium, Main Floor, Sarasota, 34236
George G. Morgan is currently the president of Aha! Seminars, Inc.  He is a past president of the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors, a former director of the Florida State Genealogical Society, a former director of the Genealogical Speakers Guild, and a former director of the Florida Genealogical Society of Tampa and is the past Public Relations Chair and Publicity Director of the Florida State Genealogical Society. 
 
George will address nine essential activities to locate and thoroughly analyze and document the evidence we locate in order to squeeze the most from what we find.


Wednesday, March 21, 2018
German SIG  (Special Interest Group)
1:00 pm
Fruitville Library, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240


Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Computer SIG  (Special Interest Group)
3:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Fruitville Library Meeting Room, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240


Saturday, March 24, 2018
Irish SIG  (Special Interest Group)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Fruitville Library, Conference Room, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240


Tuesday, March 27, 2018
UK SIG  (Special Interest Group)
10:15 am to 11:45 am
Fruitville Library, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240



Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Polish SIG  (Special Interest Group)
10:15 am
Gulf Gate Library, 7112 Curtiss Ave., Sarasota, FL 34231


Monday, April 9, 2018
GSS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
10:15 am to 12:00 pm
Selby Public Library, 1331 First Street, Selby Library Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Sarasota, 34236
Agenda to be distributed to board members prior to meeting.


Thursday, April 12, 2018
New England SIG  (Special Interest Group)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Fruitville Library, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240


Saturday, April 14, 2018
Kim Garvey: Changing Times, Changing Resources  (General Meeting)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Selby Public Library, 1331 First Street, Selby Library Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Sarasota, 34236
Kim Garvey, Ph.D., M.L.I.S, grew up in Sarasota, Florida and is a current resident. She has been an active genealogist and historian for over 30 years. In her professional life, Kim's career centers on learning, training, education, research, information science and technology. She has held positions as a librarian, adjunct professor, and online learning administrator within several Florida colleges and universities. She currently works as the Director of Learning Innovation for a Fortune 500. Kim's genealogical specializations include Irish and Polish immigration; death remembrance; the development and curation of private, family archives; and, genetic genealogy. 


Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Computer SIG  (Special Interest Group)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Fruitville Library Meeting Room, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240


Wednesday, April 18, 2018
German SIG  (Special Interest Group)
1:00 pm
Fruitville Library, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240


Saturday, April 21, 2018
DNA SIG  (Special Interest Group)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Fruitville Library, Conference Room, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240


Tuesday, April 24, 2018
UK SIG  (Special Interest Group)
10:15 am to 11:45 am
Fruitville Library, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240



Monday, May 7, 2018
GSS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
10:15 am to 12:00 pm
Selby Public Library, 1331 First Street, Selby Library Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Sarasota, 34236
Agenda to be distributed to board members prior to meeting.


Thursday, May 10, 2018
New England SIG  (Special Interest Group)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Fruitville Library, 100 Coburn Road, Sarasota, FL 34240


Saturday, May 12, 2018
TBD  (General Meeting)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Selby Public Library, 1331 First Street, Geldbart Auditorium, Main Floor, Sarasota, 34236



Friday, November 16, 2018
Navigating Family Tree Maker  (Workshop)
2:00 pm
Living Lord Lutheran Church, 11107 Palmbrush Trail, Bradenton, FL 34202