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Friday, August 19 through Saturday, August 27
Jamboree 2022- Virtual  (Seminar)
Virtual- On Line
The Southern California Genealogical Society has held Genealogy Jamboree for 51 years and a Genetic Genealogy Conference for 9. Nationally known speakers covered the latest developments in genealogy from across the US, Canada, Mexico and the world.
This year the Genealogy Jamboree  and Genetic Genealogy Conference will be 100% virtual and streamed on-line again–from August 19–27, 2022. All programs and presentations will be available to Jamboree and Genealogy Conference registrants through the end of October. Registration will begin on March 7, 2022.
Speakers include Michael Brophy, Nicka Sewell Smith, Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, Michael Strauss, Bill Cole, Diahan Southard, David Dowell, Judy Russell, Richard Hill and Kitty Munson Cooper. 
For more information or to register:  genealogyjamboree.com



Spirit of Service Awards
Wednesday, September 7
Spirit of Service Awards  (Museum Event)
6:00 pm
Territorial Park 3815 N. Custer Rd, Monroe, MI
Spirit of Service Awards
Celebrating public service and volunteers for their outstanding work.  Awards for 2020-2022 will be presented on Wednesday, Sept 7th at Territorial Park on N. Custer Road.
 
2020 
Dorothy "Meg" Heinlen - Illumination Award
Dora Kelley - Connection Award
Monroe Catholic Elementary Schools - Exploration Award
 
2021
Jeanne Micka - Illumination Award
William "Bill" Saul - Connection Award
River Raisin Centre for the Arts -  Exploration Award
 
2022
Sue Donovan -  Illumination Award
Berlin Charter Township Historical Society -  Connection Award
 
Refreshments and Site Tours at 6 pm
Awards Ceremony at 7 pm
Open to Public
RSVP by Sept 2 to 734-240-7780
 


Saturday, September 10
GSMC September Meeting  (Meeting)
1:00 pm
Monroe County Community College, Administration Building -Cafeteria
Laressa Northrup will speak at our September meeting about researching in New York State, which has usually been one of the tougher states for genealogists to obtain information. 
 
Our meetings are open to the public and will be held in the cafeteria of the college until further notice.  
Please use the main east entrance rather than the south entrance on the administration building.  


Tuesday, September 27
TAGS (Toledo Area Genealogical Society) Allen Co Library Trip  (Special Event)
7:00 am to 7:00 pm
Allen County Public Library
TAGS is sponsoring a bus trip to the Allen County Public Library on 27 Sep 2002.  The bus will leave from Spring Meadows parking lot promptly at 7:00 am and return to the same area.  Bring your own lunch or eat at a local restaurant near the library.  The bus will leave the library at 4:30 and arrive at Spring Meadows by 7pm.
 
See attachment below for more details.
 
Contact Jane Church to register.



GSMC October Meeting
Saturday, October 1
GSMC October Meeting  (Meeting)
1:00 pm
Monroe County Community College, Administration Building -Cafeteria
Tyler Moll the Exhibit Designer of the Dearborn Historical Museum will be speaking at our October meeting.  He has done extensive research on the State Mental Hospital and Poorhouse, know as Eloise. 
 
Eloise has a long and interesting history spanning more than 130 years.  He will be covering the founding of the Wayne County poorhouse and seeing its evolution into an asylum, tuberculosis sanitarium, and general hospital among many other uses.  The Wayne County house, later known as Eloise, would become one of the largest facilities of its type in the country.  At its peak over 10,000 people lived and worked there, yet within 40 years of this, the Wayne county house would close completely and be abandoned.  We will see the rise and fall of Eloise, the Wayne County Poorhouse and Asylum.