Friday, September 25, 2009

Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County, Inc. Celebrating Nineteenth Year

Posted by Jacqueline Fineblit
 

SUBJECT: Membership Meeting Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County, Inc. Celebrating Nineteenth Year
DATE:
  October 14, 2009
TIME: 12:30 pm-12:55 pm: Brick Wall Session
              1:00 pm - 2:30 pm:  Brief business meeting, followed by program
              (Special Interest Groups to meet 11:30 am-12:15 pm: Poland, Room 1; Romania, Room 2)
PLACE: South County Civic Center, 16700 Jog Road, Delray Beach, FL
FEE: non member guests--$5

GUEST SPEAKER:  Mona Freedman Morris, A.P.G.
TOPIC: Genealogy Then and Now: Resources Available to the Modern Researcher/


(Special Interest Groups to meet 11:30 am-12:15 pm)

PROFESSIONAL GENEALOGIST MORRIS TO ADDRESS JEWISH GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY Professional genealogist Mona Freedman Morris, A.P.G., is the guest speaker at the October 14 membership meeting of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Palm Beach County. The meeting is at the South County Civic Center, 16700 Jog Road, Delray Beach, FL at 12:30 PM. Ms Morris’ topic is Genealogy Ten and Now: Resources  Available to the Modern Researcher.

Ms. Morris, a resident of Boca Raton, has traced her family back to 1760 and currently has documented over 6,000 family members. Ms. Morris, who started her own research in 1976, will discuss the development of Jewish genealogical research and the resource tools available today.

A renowned professional genealogist, she is co-founder and President Emerita of the JGSBPCI. She is author of Scattered Seeds: A Guide to Jewish Genealogy
 
and has presented many genealogy workshops. She has been an adjunct professor at Palm Beach Community College, was keynote speaker for the Professional Librarians Association and has presented at the Distinguished Lecturer Series.
For further information about the Brick Wall program, or to submit questions in advance, e-mail Program Chairperson Helene Seaman helene@jgspalmbeachcounty.org. For special Interest Groups, contact Marvin Lopatin, lopatin@jgspalmbeachcounty.org.
 

Special Interest Groups for Poland and Romania will meet prior to the main meeting from 11:30 am-12:15 pm: Poland, Room 1; Romania, Room 2.
 

The $5 guest fee may be applied towards an annual membership.


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