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Interest Group Schedule Contact Information
Books 2nd Saturday in odd months, 11:45am–12:45pm Bonnie Randolph

Join us for a discussion of books written by people who explore their identity through their family and their connections to the past.

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British 4th Saturday in odd months (except Jul, Nov), 1:00pm Duane H. Funk

During months that meetings aren’t held, field trips may be planned to British based sites. The purpose is to share the heritage, have speakers on resources they’ve used, and hopefully solve brickwall problems.

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DNA Fourth Saturday of Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct, 10:00am–12:00pm. Emily Aulicino Web site
Family Tree Maker 3rd Sunday, 1:00pm–3:00pm. Laurel Smith and Steve Morgan Web site
German 1st Saturday, except July and August, 1:00pm–3:00pm. Nanci Remington
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Illinois 2nd Saturday of each month, 9:30am Kristy Gravlin
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Irish 3rd Saturday in odd months, Noon–2:00pm Suzanne Lemon Web site
Italian May 30th, July 25th, November 28th, 12:00pm–2:00pm Keith Pyeatt

Italian genealogy research in the Portland area now has a home.

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Virginia 1st Saturday, 10:00am Judi Scott
Carol Surrency
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Writers’ Forum 2nd Saturday, Sep through May, 1:00pm–3:00pm Peggy Baldwin and Carol Surrency Web site

Please phone the Forum to verify the date and time of upcoming meetings.