Germanic Genealogy Society

GGS Events Planned for 2017


2017 Meetings
 
March 25, 2017 Spring Meeting speaker Michael Lacopo, at Normandale College, Bloomington, MN (four presentations with a lunch)
July 28-30, 2017 International Germanic Genealogy Conference Marriott Northwest in Brooklyn Park. GGS is hosting this first-ever IGGP partnership conference. See conference page for details.
September 16, 2017 Fall Meeting Speaker Shirleen Hoffman in MGS 4th floor board room (1 pm start, afternoon event)
November 11, 2017 Annual Membership Meeting Joni Sussman "Story of a Holocaust Survivor" - Lowell Inn Conference Center, Stillwater, MN (11am to 3 pm);  German meal served
 
Library Workshops in 2017: 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 AM on Saturday
February
18th
9:30 AM
Concordia University Library - upstairs in room 214
October
14th
9:30 AM
Concordia University Library - upstairs in room 214
 
2017 Planned GGS Board and Committee Meetings
 
GGS Board Meetings (Mondays)
January
16th
7:00PM
MGS – 4th floor board room
March
20th
7:00PM
MGS – 4th floor board room
May
15th
7:00PM
MGS – 4th floor board room  2nd Monday
June 26th 7:00PM MGS – 4th floor board room
July
10th
7:00PM
MGS – 4th floor board room  2nd Monday (if needed)
September
18th
7:00PM
MGS – 4th floor board room
November
 13th
7:00PM
MGS – 4th floor board room  2nd Monday
 
2017 LIBRARY COMMITTEE (Tuesdays from 7-9PM )
February 21st 7:00PM Concordia University Flynn Conference Room
May 2nd 7:00PM Concordia University Flynn Conference Room
August 8th 7:00PM MGS - Library Conference Room (218)
November 7th 7:00PM Concordia University Flynn Conference Room
 
TECHNOLOGY (Website) COMMITTEE (Wednesdays)
Jan 4 7pm GoToMeeting
Apr 5 7pm
GoToMeeting
Jul 5 7pm GoToMeeting
Oct 4 7pm GoToMeeting
 
2017 PROGRAM PLANNING  COMMITTEE (Wednesdays)
Jan
19th
10:00am
MGS
Feb
15th
10:00am
MGS
Mar
15th
10:00am
MGS
Apr
19th
10:00am
MGS
May
17th
10:00am
MGS
Jun
21st
10:00am
MGS
Jul
19th
10:00am
MGS
Aug 16th
10:00am
MGS
 
Sep 20th
10:00am
MGS
 
Oct 18th
10:00am
MGS
 
Nov 15th
10:00am
MGS
 
Dec 20th
10:00am
MGS
 

E-NEWS
All news should be submitted by the last Friday of the month.    
The E-News is published the following Friday
 
2017 Deadlines for submitting articles for next issue
Germanic Genealogy Journal
Spring Issue     March 15th
Summer Issue  June 1st
Fall Issue         August 15th
Winter Issue     November 1st
 
Send your submissions to journal@ggsmn.org
 
Abbreviations and Locations
 
MGS - Minnesota Genealogical Society.  It is located at 1185 Concord St. North, South St. Paul, MN 55075.  They have a library in Suite 218, use of the 4th floor Board Room, and use of the Auditorium on the 1st floor.
 
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.