JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JGS/SA #general

Flo Elman

Dear JGS Members & Friends,
We're just winding up for our Opening Meeting on September 23rd. This is
the time we encourage each of you to bring along a new member, & to make
sure you pay up your 2002-2003 membership ($27 for a couple; $17 for
Associate Membership -ie: for those who are also paid up JHS members). If
you are one of those who haven't yet joined, please come along & subscribe
at our first meeting of the year. This should be an exciting year for
Jewish genealogy.

So much was accomplished at the 2002 IAJGS Conference in Toronto; those of
us who attended have a lot of news to share. In addition, I had a wonderful
time looking through the sales kiosks, & there will be some excellent new
books on hand for you to look through for the first time.

Roz Shuler will be making arrangements for a comfortable venue for this
meeting, & you will be given all the details when they are final.

A *brief* preview of our forthcoming JGS Meeting Schedule for 2002-2003:
[More to come later]

Sep 23, 2002 - Florence & Harold Elman; Wylma Freedman will be giving you a
report on the activities at the Conference
Oct 21, 2002 - Brian Sidorsky is currently planning a special program
Nov 18, 2002 - Min Diamond will be bringing in a very speaker
Dec 15, 2002 - Our annual Chanukah Party will be held at Shauna & Jack
Switzer's home
Jan 21, 2003 - Manny Cohen has some wonderful ideas for this evening
Feb 18, 2003 - An LDS Ukraine expert will be speaking to us about new
developments on the FHL's microfilming in the Ukrainian archives
Mar 18, 2003 - We're planning a demonstration of FamilyTreeMaker's #10 new
software edition
Apr 2003 - Jewish Genealogy Month - City-wide Tree Contest for all of our
Jewish youth with a 1st prize of Dorotree's Jewish software
May 20, 2003 - in the planning stage
Jun 17, 2003 - Elections
Summer 2003 - Annual Work & Nosh Party

More information will be given as it becomes available!

Shalom, & L'shanah tova tikatevu to all of you!
Florence Elman
JGS/SA - President

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