Ventura County Genealogical Society

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Annual Holiday Potluck Lunch

 
Saturday, December 20, 2014 
12:00 PM
LDS Church Auditorium, 3501 Loma Vista Rd, Ventura, CA
 
On Saturday, December 20th, we'll be meeting at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (3501 Loma Vista Road, Ventura) for our annual holiday potluck lunch and installation of officers for 2015.  Please bring something to share (main dish, salad, dessert, appetizer, or whatever).  We'll eat, chat informally about family history, and play Genealogy BINGO.  We hope to see you there!


 

Benefits of Membership

  • Monthly general meetings with talented and exciting speakers.
  • Yearly Fall seminar. Review our EVENTS page to keep informed of our upcoming activities.
  • Our bi-annual publication the Journal. Each issue contains articles and information of interest to family researchers.  
  • Access to our members-only section on the Society's website.
  • Members-only email notification of special genealogical interest items and local, state, and national genealogical events.
  • Opportunity to participate on special projects.
  • The most compelling reason to join VCGS is the friendships you will establish with fellow researchers in the area. Those with a new interest in genealogy can learn from experts, and the experts can share the wealth of their experience. Membership is from January 1 to December 31 of each year. 
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Reference Library

Ventura County Genealogical Society provides full maintenance and development of the Genealogy Collection housed within the Camarillo City Library (upper level), 4101 Las Posas Road, Camarillo, California.  You can access the catalog using the Library choice on the left-side menu.

Get Involved!

All VCGS activities are brought to life by the hard work of our volunteers.  Society elections are held each year in November, and vacancies on the VCGS board are filled as needed.  If you would like to volunteer your assistance, please contact the president.

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Affiliations

Federation of Genealogical Societies
 
Representing the members of hundreds of genealogical societies across the United States and other nations, the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) is here to link the genealogical community and help its members grow.
 
California State Genealogical Alliance - Member
  
The National Genealogical Society was organized in Washington, D.C. in 1903. NGS's mission is to serve and grow the genealogical community by providing education and training, fostering increased quality and standards, and promoting access to and preservation of genealogical records.
 
California State Genealogical Alliance - Member
  
Founded in October, 1982, the California State Genealogical Alliance serves as a statewide association of independent genealogical societies, individuals, and non-profit organizations.
 
FamilyTreeMagazine
 
Family Tree Magazine: Half of your total paid will go to support the FGS and hundreds of local member societies that need your help!
 
FamilyTreeDNA
 
Family Tree DNA: DNA Testing at Group Rates
 

Upcoming
VCGS Annual Holiday Potluck
Saturday, Dec 20th
12:00 pm
On Saturday, December 20th, we'll be meeting at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (3501 Loma Vista Road, ...
Orange County California Genealogical Society - Randy Seaver
Saturday, Jan 3rd
11:00 am
EXPLORING FAMILYSEARCH - THE VERY BEST FREE GENEALOGY WEBSITE! PROBATE RECORDS: MY FAVORITE RECORD TYPE! Presentations by Randy Seaver http://occgs.com ...
San Luis Obispo Genealogical Society - Cafi Cohen
Saturday, Jan 3rd
12:15 pm
HAS YOUR GENEALOGY BEEN DONE? Accessing and Evaluting Prior Work on Your Family Tree. Presentation by Cafi Cohen. http://www.slocgs.org ...
Corona Genealogical Society - Eric Siess, PhD, CG
Monday, Jan 5th
6:30 pm
LINEAGE SOCIETIES Presentation by Eric Siess, PhD, CG http://coronagensoc.org
San Diego Genealogical Society - 2015 Seminar, D. Joshua Taylor
Saturday, Jan 10th
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
2015 Annual Seminar, D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS, presenter   Session 1: Bridging the Gap: Finding Ancestors in the ...
San Fernando Valley Genealogical Society - Irv Camhi
Friday, Jan 16th
THE CLOUD Presentation by Irv Camhi http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~casfvgs/
DNA Special Interest Group Meeting
Saturday, Jan 17th
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Our first DNA meeting of 2015. Details will be forthcoming.