Meetings, lectures, inclement weather
- Attend free lectures on genealogy topics presented the first Thursday of each month. Open to the public (list below). If you have a topic of interest to share with fellow researchers please send us an email via Contact. Our Board members conduct business every other month, six times per year.
- Time and location: 7:00 p.m., St. Luke Parish Center, North Church and East “C” Sts., Belleville, Illinois (cross-corner from church). Map
- Inclement Weather Policy: Meeting is canceled if District 118 Schools are closed on meeting day. Check local TV and radio stations for those updates.
- Last minute changes are posted to SCCGS Facebook.
|Come ask vexing research questions or share your latest discovery at our regularly scheduled meetings, visitors always welcome. Keep the conversation going!|
TOPIC and SPEAKER
May 2, 2019
Society Birthday Celebration. May marks the beginning of our 42nd year.
We take a look back at the early years as shared by founding members and a video slide show prepared by the Society Historian, Donna Watson.
|June 6, 2019||Candy Buechler tells how she discovered her seventh great-grandmother and her life in Marie Rouensa: Portrait of a Kaskaskia Indian. Rouensa was the daughter of Kaskaskia Chief Rouensa and influenced the lives of the Kaskaskia Indians around the turn of the 18th century. She gained respect in a white society and became one of the most notable women in southern Illinois. Buechler includes her resources and background for researching Native American ancestors.|
|July 4, 2019||No program meeting. Enjoy the holiday.|
|August 1, 2019|
|September 5, 2019||Nominating committee selected. Members who would like to serve on the Board are encouraged to contact SCCGS.|
|October 3, 2019||Candidates for elected positions presented.|
|November 7, 2019||Election of Officers for 2020.|
|December 5, 2019||Installation of Officers and holiday party. Please bring cookies or other treat to share.|
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