JGS Oregon, March 21st Meeting #general

Ronald D. Doctor <rondoctor@...>

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Oregon (JGSO) and the Genealogical Forum
of Oregon invite you to JGSO's special March meeting.

Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2001
Time: 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Place: Mittleman Jewish Community Center (MJCC)
6651 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, Oregon

This meeting features a presentation on

Attending a Conference
Preparing for the National Genealogical Society Conference
To be held in Portland on 16 -19 May 2001

presented by Ann Leptich

Ann is active in the American Historical Society of Germans >from Russia. She
is a professional genealogist, has attended many conferences and teaches
genealogy courses. She will help you prepare yourself so that you get the
most out of the NGS Conference. Ann will discuss:

* Determining your level of experience
* Matching your needs to the courses offered
* Making substitutions for your topics
* Choosing a speaker you will like
* Applying what you have learned

Ann suggests that you bring a pedigree chart and family group sheet to the
meeting, if possible. At the meeting, she will show you how to use these
documents to greatest advantage.

This event is FREE to ALL Light refreshments will be available. We will NOT
have a shmooze session preceding this meeting.

For more information or questions, call Joan Teller, JGSO Secretart,
503-636-5626, or e-mail rondoctor@...

Don't forget to register for the special JGSO dinner to be held during the
NGS Conference. It is on Wednesday evening, 16 May 2001. Cost is $25 and
registration in advance is required. Our dinner speakers will be Gary
Mokotoff, Publisher of Avotaynu; Hal Bookbinder, Vice President of IAJGS;
and Eileen Polakoff, professional Jewish genealogist and correspondent for
Avotaynu's "Ask the Experts" column. This very special event is one of the
few chances of a lifetime to meet and talk with these international Jewish
genealogy gurus. You don't have to register for the conference to register
for the dinner meeting. Registration information for the dinner and the
Conference are available on JGSO's website.

For more information about JGSO and its activities, visit the JGSO web site
at: http://www.rootsweb.com/~orjgs

To be placed on JGS of Oregon's e-mail distribution list, send an e-mail
message to rondoctor@.... Once you are on the list, you will receive
periodic messages concerning Jewish Genealogy. Your name and e-mail address
will not be distributed outside of JGS of Oregon.

The JGSO is a part of the Mittleman Jewish Community Center and is
affiliated with the International Association of Jewish Genealogical
Societies (IAJGS).

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