Germanic Genealogy Society

GGS Events Planned for 2019


2019 Meetings
 
March 23, 2019 Spring Meeting Day filled with breakout sessions including FamilySearch, RootsMagic, Genealogy software ++
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
7600 Cahill Avenue E., Inver Grove Heights
     
September 28, 2019 Fall Meeting Speaker, location TBD
November 9, 2019 Annual Membership Meeting Speaker Doug Ohman, location Lowell Inn Convention Center, Stillwater, MN
 
There will not be a GGS spring conference this year. We encourage you to attend the IGGP Conference held in Sacramento, California June 15 – 17, 2019. Discounted Early bird registration for this conference ends January 15.
 
Library Workshops in 2019: at Concordia Library, St. Paul, Minnesota
The workshops will be held on Saturday. Each workshop presents two brief presentations and there are several volunteers to assist with using the GGS Collection.
No pre-registration is required. 
A $10 fee for room rental and presentations will be collected at the door.
See Library page for directions.

Registration opens at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday
February
23
9:30 a.m.
Concordia University Library - upstairs in room 213
August
17
9:30 a.m.
Concordia University Library - upstairs in room 213
 
German Language Study Group Meetings in 2019: at MGS, Mendota Heights, Minnesota
Below are the dates set for 2019 for our German Language Study Group meetings. At these meeting we try and help guests read the old German Script whaich are projected on a TV or overhead projector. Images are asked to be scanned and on a flash drive for viewing. 
 
January 19th 10:00 a.m. MGS
February 16th 10:00 a.m MGS
March 16th 10:00 a.m MGS
April 20th 10:00 a.m MGS
May 18th 10:00 a.m MGS
June 15th 10:00 a.m MGS
July 20th 10:00 a.m MGS
August 10th 10:00 a.m MGS
Spetember 21st 10:00 a.m MGS
October 19th 10:00 a.m MGS
November 16th 10:00 a.m MGS
December 14th 10:00 a.m. MGS
 
2019 Planned GGS Board and Committee Meetings
 
2019 GGS Board Meetings (Mondays)
January
21
7:00 p.m.
 MGS – 1385 Mendota Hts. Road
March
18
7:00 p.m.
 MGS – 1385 Mendota Hts. Road
May
20
7:00 p.m.
 MGS – 1385 Mendota Hts. Road  
July
15
7:00 p.m.
 MGS – 1385 Mendota Hts. Road  
September
16
7:00 p.m.
 MGS – 1385 Mendota Hts. Road
November
18
7:00 p.m.
 MGS – 1385 Mendota Hts. Road  
 
2019 LIBRARY COMMITTEE (Tuesdays from 7-9 PM )
February   5 7:00 p.m. Ancestor's Room at MGS
May   7 7:00 p.m. Ancestor's Room at MGS
August 13 7:00 p.m. Ancestor's Room at MGS
November   5 7:00 p.m. Ancestor's Room at MGS
 
2019 TECHNOLOGY (Website) COMMITTEE (Wednesdays)
Jan  9 6:30 p.m. GoToMeeting
Apr  3 6:30 p.m.
GoToMeeting
Jul 10 6:30 p.m. GoToMeeting
Oct  2 6:30 p.m. GoToMeeting
 
2019 PROGRAM PLANNING  COMMITTEE (Wednesdays) at
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
7600 Cahill Avenue E., Inver Grove Heights
 
Jan
16
 9:30 a.m.
Feb
20
 9:30 a.m.
Mar
20
 9:30 a.m.  
Apr
10*
 9:30 a.m.
2nd Wednesday
May
 15
 9:30 a.m.
 
       
Jul
17
 9:30 a.m.  
Aug 14
 9:30 a.m.
   
Sep 18
 9:30 a.m.
   
Oct 16
 9:30 a.m.
   
Nov 20
 9:30 a.m.
   
         

E-NEWS
All news should be submitted by the last Friday of the month.    
The E-News is published the following Friday.
 
2019 Deadlines for submitting articles for next issue
Germanic Genealogy Journal
Spring Issue     
Summer Issue  
Fall Issue         
Winter Issue     
 
Send your submissions to journal@ggsmn.org
 
Abbreviations and Locations
 
MGS - Minnesota Genealogical Society.  It is located at 1385 Mendota Hts. Road, Mendota Heights, MN.  The library is on the ground floor as you walk in.
 
Luther Seminary- It is located at 2481 Como Ave., St. Paul, MN 55108.
 
Concordia University- The GGS library collection is housed in the Library and Technology Center at Concordia University that is located at 1282 Concordia Ave., St. Paul, MN 55104.