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40th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, October 21
40th Anniversary Celebration  (Member Meetings)
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
DuPont Country Club, 1001 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19803
Come celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Delaware Genealogical Society! Featuring Bill Griffeth and Shamele Jordon.
Open to the public. $30.00 includes workshops and luncheon. 
To register online, see http://DGS40.eventbrite.com.
Program: 
9:00 Sign-in, coffee
9:30 - Finding Your Family Story (Shamele Jordon)
Using her Online Genealogy Quick Start and Next Steps, Shamele Jordon will talk about interviewing family members, and using that information to find more about your unique family story online.
 
10:45 - Sharing Your Family Story (Shamele Jordon)
Share Genealogy with Family: Reunions, Websites, Publications and more - How do you preserve family history research and share it with your family?   Learn how to blend new technologies with traditional forums to engage different age groups.  We will discuss Facebook, websites, publications, Google, and how to ensure that your reunion is more than a picnic. 
 
12:00 Luncheon Our luncheon speaker, Bill Griffeth, is an Anchor of CNBC's Closing Bell and the author of four books, including "The Stranger In My Genes," which is available for sale at the luncheon and can be reserved during registration. Mr. Griffeth will be available to sign his book after the luncheon.
 
Our workshop speaker, Shamele Jordon, is a professional genealogist, producer, lecturer, and writer.  She is a producer of "Genealogy Quick Start," past board member of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, past president of the African American Genealogy Group in Philadelphia, and serves on the faculty at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, Athens, GA. She is a volunteer and lecturer at the Family History Center, Cherry Hill, NJ. 



Tuesday, November 14
Hidden Assets: Panel Discussion on Lesser Known Websites and Resources  (Member Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Bear Library, 101 Governor's Place, Bear, DE 19701



Monday, December 11
December Social  (Member Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Immanuel Church, Highlands, 2400 W. 17th Street, Wilmington, DE 19806



Saturday, January 20, 2018
Over There: Researching Our World War I Era Ancestors in Military Records  (Member Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Delaware History Museum, 504 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801



Saturday, February 24, 2018
My Wild Irish Research: New Irish Genealogy Resources are Blooming!  (Member Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hockessin Public Library, 1023 Valley Road, Hockessin, DE 19707



Saturday, March 24, 2018
DNA All-Day Workshop with Diahan Southard, Your DNA Guide  (Conferences)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Arsht Hall, 2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilmington, DE 19806
Save the date!   All-day DNA workshop with Diahan Southard!  One-on-one fee-based consultations with Diahan Southard available. Optional box lunch for pre-order available.  Details to follow.  



Sunday, April 22, 2018
Genealogy Loves a Good Map!  (Member Meetings)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hockessin Public Library, 1023 Valley Road, Hockessin, DE 19707



Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Annual Election and Social  (Member Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Immanuel Church, Highlands, 2400 W. 17th Street, Wilmington, DE 19806