04 February 2016

FREE Webinar From SCGS February 17, 2016 - Nicka J. Smith: "The Family Historian's Publishing Primer"


FREE WEBINAR from SCGS
Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 6:00 p.m. PST
Nicka J. Smith
"The Family Historian's Publishing Primer"



Join us!

ABOUT THE PRESENTATION
Do more than just run a report from your database - make the fruit of your research efforts come alive! In this class, you'll learn how to effectively plan, project manage, produce, and promote your genealogy research through the use of books, blogs, social media, email marketing, and more!

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Nicka Smith is a professional photographer, speaker, and documentarian with more than 17 years of experience as a genealogist. She has extensive experience in African ancestored genealogy, reverse genealogy, and family reunion planning and execution. She is also an expert in genealogical research in the Northeastern Louisiana area, sharing genealogy with youth, documenting the ancestral journey, and employing the use of new technology in genealogy and family history research.

HANDOUT
A handout will be available shortly before the presentation. A link will be included in a reminder that will be sent the day before the session.

ABOUT THE SCGS JAMBOREE WEBINAR SERIES
A goal of the Southern California Genealogical Society is to offer educational opportunities to genealogists and family history enthusiasts everywhere. The Jamboree Extension Webinar Series helps delivers those opportunities.

COST
The initial webcast of each session is offered to the public free of charge. Webinars are archived and available only to SCGS members as a benefit of membership in the society. The webinar archive can be found at http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/archive-index.html.

UPCOMING WEBINARS
The list of upcoming webinars can be found at http://scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/jes-index.html

JOIN SCGS TODAY
Learn about all the SCGS member benefits at http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/about/benefit-memb.html.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


Please direct any questions to the SCGS Webinar Committee at Webinar@scgsgenealogy.com.

03 February 2016

Jamboree 2016: Blogger Badge Contest - I'm In! Are You?


Calling all Bloggers, Facebookers, Twitterers, LinkedIners, Pinteresters, Google+ users, and social media gurus … 

Tell everyone you’re on your way to Burbank in June for Jamboree!  

What's in it for you? How about a free registration to Jamboree 2016? You can redeem it yourself or even use it in a contest for your own blog viewers.

To participate, simply download this button on your blog, website, page, or platform of choice and link it back to the Jamboree website, www.genealogyjamboree.com.

Drop us a note at socialmedia@scgsgenealogy.com, let us know where you’ve posted the badge and we’ll add your name to the list of Honorary Bloggers on the Jamboree website. To be eligible for the free registration, you must include your URL so we can link back to you.

On April 3, one lucky Honorary Blogger will be chosen at random to receive a free registration to Jamboree that can be used for their own use, or for a promotional contest prize on their own blog. The winner will be selected from the list on the Jamboree website - so be sure to let us know you are playing!

Speakers, sponsors and exhibitors, you can participate too! If your blog, page, or website is selected, you will receive a free registration that you can pass along to one of your lucky readers.

Make sure your blog gets listed! Enter our contest today!

Southern California Genealogy Jamboree
www.genealogyjamboree.com





02 February 2016

SCGS Jamboree at RootsTech!

Are You Going to RootsTech?

So is SCGS & Jamboree!


The SCGS and Jamboree crew are packed and en route to Salt Lake City, Utah to take part in one of the genealogy community's great events - RootsTech.  


If you are there, be sure to stop by booth 819 in the Expo Hall and say hi!  And if you're an SCGS member - make sure you stop by and get your ribbon.  We may have some surprises as well.

We look forward to greeting you, seeing our friends, and making new connections!

See you soon!

The 2016 SCGS RootsTech Team:
Lise Harding
Lynne Parmenter
Barbara Randall
Margaret Rutledge
Jane Van Tour



Southern California Genealogical Society



31 January 2016

REMINDER: FREE Webinar From SCGS February 6, 2016 - Tom Underhill: "Scanning and Photo Retouching for Beginners"


FREE WEBINAR from SCGS
Saturday, February 6, 2016, 10:00 a.m. PST
Tom Underhill
"Scanning and Photo Retouching for Beginners"



Join us!

ABOUT THE PRESENTATION
Don't let a weak foundation ruin every photo you scan and retouch. This class covers what all other one-hour photo retouching classes gloss over in ten minutes: dpi, RBG, CMYK, JPG, TIF.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Tom Underhill published his first book 20 years ago. He specializes in publishing high-quality, short-run books, including family histories, memoirs, and photo and fine art books. Tom has received design awards and genealogical accolades for his books. During the last several years, Tom produced more than 400 family history heirloom books, printed more than 12.5 million pages and scanned more than 13,000 photographs. Tom is the author of thirteen books.

HANDOUT
A handout will be available shortly before the presentation. A link will be included in a reminder that will be sent the day before the session.

ABOUT THE SCGS JAMBOREE WEBINAR SERIES
A goal of the Southern California Genealogical Society is to offer educational opportunities to genealogists and family history enthusiasts everywhere. The Jamboree Extension Webinar Series helps delivers those opportunities.

COST
The initial webcast of each session is offered to the public free of charge. Webinars are archived and available only to SCGS members as a benefit of membership in the society. The webinar archive can be found at http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/archive-index.html.

UPCOMING WEBINARS
The list of upcoming webinars can be found at http://scgsgenealogy.com/webinar/jes-index.html

JOIN SCGS TODAY
Learn about all the SCGS member benefits at http://www.scgsgenealogy.com/about/benefit-memb.html.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


Please direct any questions to the SCGS Webinar Committee at Webinar@scgsgenealogy.com.

25 January 2016

Jamboree and LA Talk Radio's A Savory Spotlight

Did you attend Jamboree 2015?

If you did, you might have seen Sheri Savory, co-host of LA Talk Radio's A Savory Spotlight with Tina Sansone, interviewing Jamboree speakers, talking to attendees, and handing out sunflower seeds packets with the A Savory Spotlight logo.

A Savory Spotlight is a lifestyle show that focuses DNA, genealogy, and everything else except politics and religion. Airing on LATalk Radio's Channel 2 on Tuesdays from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time, the show provides a wealth of information.

Each week they feature a variety of guests talking about anything from DNA analysis to book reviews to wellness topics. Their live broadcasts are always informative and entertaining. If you can't catch the live broadcast, you can always tap into their vast archive of interviews on LATalk Radio,  Stitcher Radio on Demand or iTunes.

SCGS and Jamboree are thrilled that A Savory Spotlight will be partnering with us again at Jamboree 2016 as an exhibitor.

Can't wait until June for Jamboree? You're in luck! Sherri and Tina have made it possible for you to listen to a total of 31 fabulous interviews conducted live on site at Jamboree 2015. Listen to your favorite speakers, discover new resources, and hear about the variety of topics, sessions, and exhibitors that can be found at Genealogy Jamboree.

You can find the Jamboree 2015 interviews on Sheri and Tina's website, researchdnawriters.com.

A Savory Spotlight on LA Talk Radio
Channel 2
Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time

Check their listing for show details, and tune in for all the latest as Sheri and Tina talk about Jamboree!