Monday, August 4, 2014

SVGS Offering Classes Beginning in September

Skagit Valley Genealogical Society to Offer Beginners Genealogy Workshops
at the Anacortes and Burlington Public Libraries This Fall

SKAGIT COUNTY – The Skagit Valley Genealogical Society (SVGS) will be offering 6-week courses at both the Anacortes and Burlington Public Libraries starting in September 2014.  This new class series: Beginners Genealogy Workshop will be held at the Burlington Public Library, at 820 E Washington Avenue, Burlington on Tuesdays, from 1pm-3pm, starting September 9 and running through October 14. The workshop will be repeated at the Anacortes Public Library, at 1220 10th Street, Anacortes on Wednesdays, from 12:45pm to 2:45pm, starting September 10 and offered weekly through October 8, with the final class on October 22 (no class on October 15).

To register visit SVGS’ website: to download and print out the mail-in registration form. Registration is by check or cash only. The fee for the 6-week series of classes is $50 for all six classes if pre-registered by September 2, 2014. Space is limited so early registration is recommended. Walk-ins are welcome at both workshop locations on the day of the classes as space becomes available. Classes may also be registered for individually for $10 per specific class. A $10 discount is offered if registered for all 6-classes ($50 for 6 classes). For details visit; email; or call Hazel at (360) 630-0170. 

SVGS is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to educating, preserving and promoting family history research in our Skagit County communities. SVGS’ meetings are open to the public and are held on the third Tuesdays of the month. Meeting locations vary seasonally. Check the SVGS website for location and program information. The next SVGS general meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 23, 7pm-9pm at the Burlington Senior Community Center at 1101 Greenleaf in Burlington. A topic of interest to all levels of genealogy researchers will be presented.
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