Next Study Group Meeting

When: Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 6:30-8:30 pm

Where: North Platte Public Library – Meeting Room

Discussion Topic: Finding Ancestors in the Cemetery (much more than using FindAGrave)

Bring your own legal beverage and cookies will be provided. Bring a guest or invite someone to join us. There’s plenty of room! Mark your calendars!!


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Next NPGS Meeting

When: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Where: North Platte Public Library (120 W 4th ST, North Platte NE)

Program: Nebraska State Genealogical Society’s new website and other updates about our state organization – Ruby Coleman

Next Meeting: Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 7:00 pm

The upcoming February meeting will be a sharing session program. Bring your “roadblocks” and we will brainstorm and attempt to offer ideas to overcome your roadblock. This will be a sharing session involving all levels of experience.

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2015 NPGS Presentation Schedule

January 21: State Genealogy information (Ruby Coleman)
February 18: Society member’s brick walls (all members sharing)
March 18: Common Mistakes in Genealogy (Georgia Nelms)
April 15: Synchronizing Family Tree Maker with (video – Christa Cowan)
May 20: Proving or Disproving Who Your Ancestor May Be (Linda Nelms)
June through August: no meetings (picnic TBA)
September 16: Personal Research (Leonard Spencer)
October 21: Personal Research (volunteer needed)
November 18: Personal Research (volunteer needed)
December: no meeting (party TBA)

We are looking for volunteers to present their personal genealogy journey and/or some other topic of interest to our society!

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Ribbon Cutting for Cemetery Kiosk

There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony for the cemetery electronic directory on Friday, May 23rd at 10 a.m. at the directory in the North Platte Cemetery.  There will be city officials and others present, along with Kerri and I to cut the ribbon.  I would appreciate having a show of society members present.  Thanks.  – Ruby Coleman

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