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Quilt Raffle

 

To be held at our general meeting on Dec. 12th. Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00.

Size is 70x73 and it includes a small table runner. Both would make a great Christmas Gift.

Tickets may be purchased at the library or the general meeting.

 


 

Salt Lake City Trip Raffle

 

We are raffling off our Salt Lake City Research Trip that has a value of about $800.00! Tickets are $10.00 each.

If you win but have already paid in full or your deposit, then it will be refunded too you.

Drawing will be at the January 9, 2017 general meeting.

The trip is March 14 through March 22, 2017 for 8 days; click here for trip details.

The trip includes:
    - Research class taught in Jan. 2017 by Judy Crawford
    - Air fair to Salt Lake City
    - Registration Fee
    - Shuttle Fee
    - Hotel Room for shared rooming
If you would like to see this Raffle held again, then we need to have more tickets purchased.

 


 

Research Trips


The West Valley Genealogical Society organizes research trips to Washington DC and Salt Lake City each year; see the Activities page for current information on all of the trips.

 

Salt Lake City Trip, March 14 - March 22, 2017; Family History Search Library. click here

Washington DC trip is full for December 2016, watch for details for our 2017 trip!


 

Annual Seminar   

 

WVGS Full Day Seminar - Saturday, February 18, 2017

 

The West Valley Genealogical Society's annual seminar features Geoffrey D. Rasmussen. He is the author of the recently-released, Kindred Voices: Listening for our Ancestors, and the popular books Legacy Family Tree, Unlocked! and Digital Imaging Essentials.

 

"Explore Genealogy with Geoff" -- Please click here for full information

 


 

Appraisal Day

 

To be held March 5, 2017 at the library. As of right now there is a limit of 3 items to be appraised.

We are asking for a donation of $10.00 per item to be appraised and will be setting appointment times. For additional information please contact Cathy Gallagher at 623-266-1330.

 


 

New Fund Raising Items

 

Ink Pens, 7 different colors all with black ink. Selling for $1.00 each; available at the library and our general meetings.

 

Lanyards, 4 different colors. Selling for $3.00 each; available at the library and our general meetings.

 

Lanyard & Flash/Thumb Drive sets only available at both the library & general meetings for $10.00 a set.

 

For a full list of all our WVGS fundraisers, please click here.

 


Sack Lunch with your Ancestor! 


Members!! Once a month on the 3rd. Monday at the library is Sack Lunch with your Ancestor from 11am to 1pm. A donation fee of $3.50 is required. (We will not be meeting in December.)

 

After having lunch and sharing about your ancestor or your research findings, you can stay to do some additional research from 1pm to 3pm as long as you indicate after your name at the time you signed up for the Sack Lunch that you would like to stay after.

 

Your donation fee will provides a drink and dessert, so just bring your lunch! Please be feel invited to join in the fun of seeing where all of your family has come from or to enjoy what fun others are having in their research.

 

You may sign up at the library or over the phone; pay your $3.50 donation fee when you attend the Sack Lunch just like you do when attending Research Night. We are waiting to enjoy lunch with you!