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2012 OGS Summer Workshop

Monday – Friday, June 18-22
OGS Headquarters and Library, 611 State Route 97 West, Bellville OH 44813-8813

Monday
9:30 Tour of OGS Library Missy Derrenberger, OGS Volunteer
10:45 The Importance of Staying Organized, Dr. Deborah Abbott 1:00 Going Beyond the Basics, Dr. Deborah Abbott 2:15 Those ‘Other’ Censuses: The Intersection of Genealogy and History, Robert Keener 3:30 Treasures in Archival Research, Robert Keener 4:30-8:30 Research in the OGS Library 6:00-8:00 Computer Genealogy Discussion MAGIC, local computer genealogy group

Tuesday
9:30 Hands-on Research Part One, Dr. Deborah Abbott
10:45 Hands-on Research Part Two, Dr. Deborah Abbott
1:00 Basic Military Research, Craig R. Scott, CG
2:15 Internet topics to be announced, Kimberly Powell
3:30 Internet topics to be announced, Kimberly Powell
6:00-8:00 Land Platting (hands-on),Peggy Lauritzen A.G.
4:30-8:30 Research in the OGS Library

Wednesday
9:30 Internet topics to be announced, Kimberly Powell
10:45 Treasury Records: Follow the Money, Craig R. Scott, CG.
1:00 Pension Records: You Stopped Too Soon, Craig R. Scott, CG.
2:15 Immigration: The Journey to America, Shirley Hodges
3:30 Using Microsoft Word for the Genealogist, Elissa S. Powell, CG, CGL.
5:30 Roundtable Dinner*
7:00 Problem Solving Roundtable, Shirley Hodges, moderator
4:30-8:30 Research in the OGS Library

Thursday
9:30 Writing as You Go, Elissa S. Powell, CG, CGL.
10:45 Ten Top Tips for Completing a Genealogical Project, Rev. Dr. David McDonald, CG.
1:00 There’s Gold in Them Thar Hills: Did Your Ancestor Go West?, Shirley Hodges
2:15 Polly’s Family: From New England, Across America, Part One, Rev. Dr. David McDonald, CG.
3:30 Polly’s Family: From New England, Across America, Part Two, Rev. Dr. David McDonald, CG.
4:30-8:30 Research in the OGS Library
7:00 Richland County Chapter OGS Meeting, Shirley Hodges, Speaker

Friday
9:30 Presbygationalists & Lutherpalians: Where Did Grandma’s Church Go?, Rev. Dr. David McDonald, CG.
10:45 Research in the Old Northwest Territory, Rev. Dr. David McDonald, CG.
11:45-3:00 Help with lineage applications, Rev. Dr. David McDonald, CG. President of the Board of Genealogical Certification
11:45-3:00 One-on-one research assistance will be available.
1:00-3:00 The OGS President will be present to answer any questions about OGS.
11:45-5:00 Research in the OGS Library

Daily
11:45-1:00 Lunch – on your own
Fifteen minute break after each session

Workshop Prices
Wednesday Evening supper is included only in the week-long price. Others must pay to attend.
Week long Workshop: OGS Members: $265
Non-Members: $295
Single Day Registration OGS Members: $60
Non-Members: $65

Wednesday Evening supper is included only in the week-long price. One-day participants and guests must pay $10 to attend. Pre-registration is required.
Special workshop rates (breakfast included) will be available at the LaQuinta Inn, 120, Stander Avenue (I-71 & SR 13), Mansfield, Ohio 44903 Phone (419) 774-0005

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OGS 2012 Summer Workshop Full Week (non-member price $295)
OGS 2012 Summer Workshop Single Day (non-member price $65)
Extra Wednesday Dinner (price $10) (Already included in week fee)

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