05 April 2009

News from Other Societies - Pinellas Genealogy Society

The Pinellas Genealogy Society will meet on 18 April, 2009, beginning at 11:00 am at the Largo Library, 120 Central Park Drive in Largo, FL. All are welcome to attend this free program.
The speaker will be Drew Smith, a well-known writer, genealogist and librarian from the University of South Florida. He is co-host of The Genealogy Guys Podcast and had been a featured speaker at many statewide and national conferences. He is a specialist in digital technology in genealogy.
The program topic is "Options for Family Websites" where Drew will demonstrate how to create a family website using a blog, a wiki and a genealogy software package (Roots Magic). This will be an interesting program even if you don't know a blog from a wiki.
The program is preceded by an informal Q&A session on "Computers in Genealogy" beginning at 9:45 am.
Light refreshments will be served after the presentation and there will be opportunity to talk with the speaker and PGS members.