18 November 2014

Events and Conference Registration

Coming this week . . . two StLGS events:

    Wednesday, 19 November at 7 p.m. at St. Louis County Library Headquarters
     Finding and Using Online Maps
Featuring Bob Goode
From Google Maps to sites that feature interactive maps, the Internet is a great source for discovering migration paths, village locations, family farms, apartment buildings, and much more. Join us for this special meeting on using maps to enhance your research.

Sunday, 23 November at 1 p.m. at the StLGS office in Maplewood
10th Annual Book Jamboree
Featuring local authors who will sell and sign books,
chat, and meet/greet attendees

This is a perfect opportunity to begin holiday shopping for those genealogy and history lovers on your list. Lots of free parking, no jostling crowds, and a wide variety of St. Louis and Missouri-based books to choose from. More information at www.stlgs.org/.

AND . . . 

Counting down to the National Genealogical Society's annual conference
13-16 May 2015 in St. Charles, Missouri
Crossroads of America
The registration booklet is now available both online and at most local genealogy libraries. Click here for a direct link to the new booklet: conference.ngsgenealogy.org/.

Although registration does not begin until 1 December, this is the time to check out the jam-packed week of lectures, hands-on learning opportunities, and special events. Plan out your days and be ready to sign up for this outstanding conference as soon as registration opens. Look for more information in your December News 'n Notes, too!

01 November 2014

StLGS Election Results

Thank you to all St. Louis Genealogical Society members who took the time to cast their ballot.

On Saturday, November 1, 2014, the teller committee counted the ballots and reports the following results, bearing in mind, some voters did not mark every item on the ballot.

715 ballots counted
President - Fran Behrman 613; Karen Ridgeway 94
Vice President - Kay Weber 691
Secretary - Karen Goode 691
Bylaws - Yes 661, No 30

The society thanks the teller committee for volunteering to count the ballots. Mary Berthold, Diane Broniec, Ed Dolata, James Dowd, Viki Fagyal, Ann Fleming, Margie Giblin, Carol Hemmersmeier, and Cindy Jacob. A complete accounting of the election will be in the December News 'n Notes.