Monday, April 27, 2009

JGS Palm Beach County - MAY MEMBERSHIP MEETING


Posted by: Jacqueline Fineblit


PRESS RELEASE:  April 13, 2009
FROM: Jacqueline Fineblit
Publicity and e-mail coordinator
Jewish Genealogical Society Palm Beach County Inc.

SUBJECT: MAY MEMBERSHIP MEETING
DATE:  Wednesday May 13, 2009
TIME:  
  • 11:30 am-12:30 pm: Special Interest Groups Galicia, Rm 1; Belarus, Rm 2
  • 12:30 pm-12:55 pm: Brick Wall Session
  • 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm:    Brief business meeting followed by program
PLACE: South County Civic Center, 16700 Jog Road, Delray Beach, FL.


PROGRAM: Share Our Successes

Five JSPBCI members will share their successful research stories and explain the methods used to trace their families at the final membership meeting of the season of the Jewish Genealogical Society Palm Beach County Inc. The program takes place at the South County Civic Center in Delray Beach, and begins at 11.30 AM with the Galicia and Belarus Special Interest group in classrooms 1 and 2, followed by the Brick Wall Question and Answer Session and a brief business meeting.
Included on the speaker's panel are Mark Jacobson, Breaking Down a Brick Wall; Alan Lewis, Family History on a DVD; Marilyn Newman, Genealogical Research Before the Computer Age; Mitch Strauss, Cemeteries A Wonderful Resource; Ron Friedman, Traditional Attempts Leads to Exciting Discovery.
This program, held annually as the final meeting of the season, provides a wealth of genealogical research information. It is always one of the most successful and best attended each year. A question and answer period follows the lectures, and members are invited to briefly discuss their own success stories.

Guests are welcome.
The $5 guest fee may be applied toward membership dues
 
For further information about the Brick Wall program, or to submit questions in advance, e-mail Program Chairperson Sandra Zahn-Oreck . For special Interest Groups, contact Marvin Lopatin
For program information contact:
Sylvia Nusinov: 561 483-1060
Marilyn Newman: 561 775-4920

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