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28th Annual Ohio Genealogical Society Chapter Management Seminar
Saturday, 10 August 2013

Sessions are FREE to OGS members AND to OGS. Chapter members - $25.00 fee for others.
Pre-Registration is greatly appreciated. Email murrystacie@yahoo.com Or Sign in that day!

At the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Cuyahoga County
32895 Cedar Road (between Gates Mills Blvd & SOM Center Road) Mayfield Heights, OH 44124

Location: From Interstate 271, exit at Mayfield Road (Route 322) heading east. Turn right on SOM Center Road (Highway 91). Turn right on Cedar Road. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be on the right (.3 miles) Free parking is available in the LDS parking lot. If lost, call Kenny Burck on his cell phone at 513-260-0238.

Fifteen non-smoking rooms are being held by OGS at the Comfort Inn, 1421 Golden Gate Blvd., Mayfield Heights, OH 44124 located on Golden Gate Plaza which is off of Mayfield Road a little west of SOM Center Road (Highway 91). If traveling east on Mayfield Road, turn left onto Golden Gate Plaza. If traveling west on Mayfield Road turn right onto Golden Gate Plaza and look for the Comfort Inn sign. It will be on the left. Bob Evans restaurant is right across from the Comfort Inn. The rates for a king or 2 double-bed rooms for up to 4 people are $95.00 plus tax. Reservations must be made by 26 July 2013 for the Comfort Inn. Call 440-442-8400. (Tell them it is for the OGS event.)

If you are coming in early, the Western Reserve Historical Society Library, located at 10825 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44106 will be open on Friday, 9 August from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Reference Librarian is willing to give attendees a special behind the scenes tour at 2:00 p.m. The Library is about 25 to 30 minutes away from the motel. The phone number is 216-721-5722 if needed. WRHS is offering FREE admission and FREE parking (a $15.00 value) for seminar attendees. Please carpool if possible.

Host Chapter: East Cuyahoga County Chapter of OGS

Schedule of Events
8:30 - 9:30 Registration (complimentary morning refreshments and non-caffeinated beverages available)
Concurrent Sessions
9:30 - 9:40 Opening Session
Sunda Anderson Peters, OGS President
Kenny R. Burck, OGS Chapter Management Seminar Chair
9:45 - 10:45 Session #1
A - “Do You Know Where the Money is? - The Chapter Treasurer” - Margaret Cheney
B - “Whose Materials Are They? Keeping Ownership of Your Chapterís Possessions” - Bvenitta J. Williams
C - “Creative Programming for Genealogical Societies” - Stacie Murry
11:00 - 12:00 Session #2
D - “Attracting New Members for Your Chapter” - Deborah Lichtner Deal
E - “Managing Large Projects for Genealogy Societies” - Cynthia Turk
F - “Iíve been Elected to Office. Now What?” - Dorothea A. Martin
12:00 - 1:00 LUNCH
Orders for pizza, salad, and sandwiches will be taken at registration or bring your own lunch.
1:15 - 2:15 Session #3
G - “Have Car Will Travel: Taking Your Chapter Members on a Field Trip” - Tom Neel
H - “Updating Your Chapter Bylaws and Standing Rules: It Can Be a Real Future Problem Solver” - Margaret Cheney
I - “Tips for Planning a Successful Seminar” - Jana Sloan Broglin
2:30 - 3:30 Session #4
J - “Connecting Your Society with the Community” - Deborah Abbott & Cathy Neal
K - “Producing Quality Newsletters” - Pam Rihel
L - “Facebook, Twitter, etc. for Genealogy Societies” - Chris Staats
3:35 - 4:00 “Meet the OGS President: Your Chapter Relationship with OGS, the OGS Library & Other OGS Issues” - President Sunda Anderson Peters and members of the OGS Board
Your chance to bring up any genealogy subject or concerns!

Closing Remarks and Door Prize Drawing (you must be present to win)
Kenny R. Burck, OGS Chapter Management Seminar Chair

If you have questions before the event, contact Kenny Burck at 513-260-0238 or OGS at 419-886-1903. For questions about the Cuyahoga County, Ohio area, contact Stacie Murry, Local Chair, at 216-379-0749 or at murrystacie@yahoo.com