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Friday, July 20
SCAN DAY  (Workshop)
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
OGS Library
Join us on Friday at the OGS Library from 9-3:00 and help us complete the scanning of the remaining obits in our collection


Wednesday, July 25
OGS History 1969 - 2019 50 years  (Training)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
OGS Library
OGS will be celebrating its 50th anniversary during 2019 through special programs, events and by providing a printed History of OGS.   To accomplish this goal, we need the help of ALL OGS members.  We will meet on Wednesday morning to read through the OGS newsletters to find items of interest:  dates, numbers, events, Join us for a fun time of remembering and reminiscing about all that OGS has accomplished in 50 years.  Contact Gail Mitchell, Vice President and Chair of History Committee to let her know if you will be attending.  Plus let us know if you have any information related to the history.   


Monday, July 30
SCAN DAY  (Workshop)
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
OGS Library
Join us on Friday at the OGS Library from 9-3:00 and help us complete the scanning of the remaining obits in our collection.  We can do more together !



Monday, August 6
Nathan Boone Homestead  (Program)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Library Center
The Nathan Boone homestead is located in Ash Grove, Missouri.  It is a jewel of the Missouri Ozarks as it uniquely preserves 183 years of frontier history.  Join Faciility Manager Mike Busekrus as he walks you through the Boone's history in Greene County, explores the mysteries of the homestead and introduces you to the people who have called this place home thoughtout the years.


Friday, August 10 through Saturday, August 11
MOSGA CONFERENCE, Columbia Missouri  (Research Trips)
Columbia, Missouri
Friday August 10 – Saturday August 11, 2018
“Forward March! Tools and Technology to Explore Your Roots”
MOSGA Conference, Columbia, Missouri  
Keynote Speaker:  Amy Johnson Crow    Register online at MOSGA.ORG
 
 


Wednesday, August 15
Native American Research Part II  (Program)
10:00 am
The Library Center
Jami Lewis, Archivist, State Historical Society of Missouri will continue her discussion on researching Native American ancestors.  (previous program January 2018),  Her presentation will include the Cherokee Nation, the Osage, and archaeological information on Delaware Town,


Friday, August 17
SCAN DAY  (Workshop)
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
OGS Library
Join us on Friday at the OGS Library from 9-3:00 and help us complete the scanning of the remaining obits in our collection.  We are closer to being done...Let's DO IT!



Monday, September 3
NO PROGRAM - HOLIDAY - LIBRARY CLOSED  (Program)


Saturday, September 15
Climbing yourTree using DNA  (Training)
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Relics Event Center, 2015 West Battlefield Road
Speaker:  Patti Hobbs, Centified Genealogist
registration coming soon.


Wednesday, September 19
"Tips for resarch at familysearch.org"  (Program)
10:00 am
The Library Center, Auditorium
“Tips for research at familysearch.org.”  
Local History Associate John Rutherford will discuss the importance of the catalog, which items are indexed, finding your family in the non-indexed digital records, and the difference between submitted family trees and the global tree.



Monday, October 1
QUEEN FOR A DAY  (Program)
7:00 pm
The Library Center, Auditorium
  •   "Queen for a Day!" Eric Wells, OGS member and education coordinator for NextGen, created a video of his grandmother's experience being a grand prize winner on the old TV show, Queen for a Day! Find out how Eric used family research, his grandmother's photos and an audiotape found in an attic to create an interesting "memory" for his family.


Wednesday, October 17
IRELAND AND ITS RELIGIOUS WARS  (Program)
10:00 am
The Library Center, Auditorium
“Ireland and Its Religious Wars”
Tom Strong, a local attorney with Strong-Garner-Bauer, P.C will discuss the centuries-old conflict between the Catholic and Protestant people there. He will discuss St. Patrick, King Henry VIII, Oliver Cromwell, the Penal Laws of the 1690’s, the potato famine, the rebellions of 1848 and 1867, the Dublin lock-out, the Easter Rising of 1916 and the Irish Civil War.    Ireland is a story about two Christian sects that had so much hatred, disdain and animosity toward each other that they were willing to starve, maim and kill those who shared most of their DNA, just because they did not share their religious views.  There are lessons that we can learn from the Irish experience.



Monday, November 5
TRACING YOUR WORLD WAR I ANCESTORS  (Program)
7:00 pm
The Library Center, Meeting Rooms A & B
  • Monday, November 5, 7 p.m. in meeting rooms A and B. Tracing Your World War I Ancestors. Local History Associate Michael Price will present tips and techniques for researching your ancestors who fought in World War I. Although millions of WWI service records were destroyed in a fire, learn how to use surviving documents to discover your ancestors’ wartime experiences.  100 years ago on 11/11/11 the war ended.  Join us to honor our ancestors who served in the Great War


Wednesday, November 14
ANNUAL MEMORIAL SERVICE  (Program)
10:00 am
The Library Center, Auditorium
Note:   DATE CHANGED from third Wednesday to second Wednesday due to Thanksgiving Holiday.
Members Linda Chesbro and Micki Dischinger will present the Memorial Program to honor the members as well as any family members who passed during the previous 12 months.  Join us in this celebration of life as we give special thanks for their lives and their impact.


Wednesday, November 14
ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING  (Program)
10:30 am
The Library Center, Auditorium
The Annual Business Meeting will be held following the Memorial Service.  All members are encouraged to attend.
There will be an election of officers as well as other items of interest that require your VOTE.



Monday, December 3
RESEARCHING TIPS  (Program)
7:00 pm
The Library Center, Auditorium
OGS member and certified genealogist Patti Hobbs will present a hands-on / individual research program.  Details to follow


Wednesday, December 12
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARTY & INSTALLATION OF OFFICIERS  (Program)
10:00 am
The Library Center, Auditorium
Note:  CHANGEOF DATE from the third Wednesday to the second Wednesday due to Holiday Season
Ther newly elected officers will be installed followed by the Annual Christmas Party.  Members are encouraged to bring a special treat to share.  OGS will provide coffee and punch.