Next NPGS Meeting

Annual Holiday Brunch – Spouses Welcome!

When: Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 11:00 am

Where: Corn Popper – Westfield Shopping Center (1847 W A ST, North Platte)

Program: No Program, just a holiday get together brunch for all members of NPGS – Happy Holidays!!

Next Meeting: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Create a family name word cloud at

Victorian Christmas TreeFamily around Christmas TreeFirst Rockefeller Center Tree 1931Aluminum Christmas TreeUpside Down Christmas TreeMerry Christmas!Family Photo Christmas TreeFamily Names Christmas TreeHappy Cat-mas!

History of the Christmas Tree

From the first decorated tree in 1600 to Gubbio, Italy’s 650-meter tall wonder, get a glimpse of Christmas tree history through this handy visual guide from Christmas Tree Market, retailer of artificial Christmas trees.

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Next Study Group Meeting

When: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 6:30 pm

Where: North Platte Public Library – Meeting Room

Discussion Topic: Books, WorldCat and Interlibrary Loan
To keep you busy on those cold winter days, explore a world of genealogy books and periodicals just waiting for you to find them.

Bring your own legal beverage and I’ll bring the cookies.


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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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2014-state-awardCongratulations Jeanette Cline! Jeanette received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Nebraska State Genealogical Society for her work with the North Platte Genealogical Society as Treasurer.

Congratulations also to NPGS member and Past President, Ruby Coleman, on her election as Nebraska State Genealogical Society President.

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