Category Archives: Events & Activities

SGS News and Upcoming Events

From Our Members: Mark Buehrig shares a story showcasing the accuracy of DNA test kits with 2 sets of triplets and one set of quadruplets. See the video HERE. Pat Rongey was recently recognized in the Siuslaw News for her … Continue reading

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Summer Picnic – August 16th

August 16th @ 4:30 ELKS RV PARK Potluck Reserve the Date! __________  

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Of Genealogy Interest and Events

The March SGS monthly meeting will feature guest speaker Howard Crombie, with a presentation on DNA.  A good opportunity to bring your questions! ACCURACY OF AT-HOME DNA TEST KITS – Inside Edition Shouldn’t identical triplets or quadruplets have identical DNA test … Continue reading

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January 18th SGS Meeting

The Wednesday, January 18th monthly meeting will feature a video presentation:  “Three Minutes in Poland:  Discovering a Lost World in a 1938 Family Film” with Glenn Kurtz.  Join us in viewing this interesting story! Wednesday, January 18, 2017 Siuslaw Public Library Bromley Room The … Continue reading

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Genealogy News and Events

Family History Month Do you have a story to display? October is Family History Month and SGS members are invited to share a story of an interesting ancestor in the library’s display case and wall gallery.  This is a chance to showcase a special heirloom … Continue reading

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Of Genealogy Interest

Florence Green Fair There was a good crowd at the SGS booth during the Florence Green Fair this past weekend. Visitors showed great interest in learning more about family history research. Special thanks to members: Pat Rongey, Joe Culligan, Debbie Wakimoto, … Continue reading

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SGS Award and A Radio Opportunity

President Kevin Mittge accepted a Certificate of Appreciation on behalf of SGS for our Recycle Program at the May 16th City Council meeting. This is the third consecutive year SGS has received a Greener Florence award. Special thanks to member … Continue reading

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