British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa
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Saturday, January 12, 2019
A Brief History of BIFHSGO: celebrating 25 years
9:00 am to 9:30 am
The Chamber, Ben Franklin Place, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

Open to the public



Saturday, February 9, 2019
An Exciting Future for BIFHSGO: the next 25 years
9:00 am to 9:30 am
The Chamber, Ben Franklin Place 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa, Ontario
 
BIFHSGO President Duncan Monkhouse will present the Board's plans for the coming years.
 
Open to the public
 



Saturday, March 9, 2019
Research Opens Doors
9:00 am to 9:30 am
The Chamber, Ben Franklin Place 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa, Ontario
 
During 30 years of genealogical research, many doors have opened for Gloria Tubman. Some of these doors, including genealogical brick walls, a public service career, and different ventures in retirement, will be highlighted to demonstrate how skills learned can transcend careers. 
 
About the speaker 
 
Gloria Tubman grew up in Pontiac County, Quebec, before moving to Ontario for school and work. Her areas of genealogical and historical research include British Home Children, Quebec, the Ottawa Valley and the families of Pontiac County. She has done research for the US television show Who Do You Think Your Are?  In addition, Gloria has published A Genealogists’ Guide to Researching British Home Children, and wrote the “Genealogy Gleanings” column in The Equity, Shawville’s weekly newspaper, for several years. She volunteers as a co-instructor of a genealogy course at the Ottawa Stake Family History Centre and is a consultant with the Ottawa Public Library Genealogy Drop-In Club. 
 
Open to the public



Saturday, April 13, 2019
What’s in the BIFHSGO/OGS library for you?
9:00 am to 9:30 am
The Chamber, Ben Franklin Place 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa, Ontario
 
Pam Cooper of BIFHSGO and Grace Lewis of OGS will describe what the holdings in the BIFHSGO/OGS Ottawa Branch library offer to genealogists.
 
Open to the public



Saturday, May 11, 2019
How to Create a Family Tree, Heritage or Genealogy Photo Book Using Picaboo
9:00 am to 9:30 am
The Chamber, Ben Franklin Place 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa, Ontario
Picaboo is a web-based printing service which allows you to create a variety of beautiful, archival quality, personalized photo products. It's personal. It's customizable. Photo books make family history accessible to all family members. This Before BIFHSGO will illustrate how easy it is to use Picaboo for your projects. It will include tips for an efficient project, while maximizing the final effect. Most of these tips are applicable to other web-based printing services that are available.
 
About the speaker
 
Dena Palamedes has been exploring the joys of genealogy, a passion that draws on her skills acquired as an auditor, for the last six years. She loves to leverage the power of technology at work, in family history and through her photography.  She is currently the BIFHSGO photographer.
 
Open to the public