Johnson County Genealogical Society
Johnson County
Genealogical Society
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Thursday, November 21
Genealogy Writers Group  (Special Interest Groups (SIG))
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Central Resource Library 9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS
The Writing Group meets in the Picard room of the Central Resource Library.
Our Purpose:
Our writing group has two purposes. One is to encourage its participants to be actively engaged in writing something relating to their family history. It could be a personal memory, a life story or biographical sketch, or a story about an ancestor.  Other possibilities could be an article for submission to a genealogical publication or even a complete family history book.  The other purpose is to provide a comfortable environment that is friendly and nurturing yet challenging. Participants can learn ways to bring genealogy to life and to make their writing engaging and interesting to others.  
This is a special interest group of the JCGS and is a free benefit of membership. Members interested in writing about their family history are welcome to participate and will get the most benefit by attending on a regular basis and becoming actively involved.
This group meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday afternoons, 1 p.m. in the Pickard Room at the Central Resource Library located at 9875 W 87th St, Overland Park, Kansas.

Saturday, December 7
Roots Magic Group  (Special Interest Groups (SIG))
10:00 am
Central Resource Library 9875 W. 87th St. Overland Park, KS
RootsMagic Users Group meets the first Saturday of the even number months at 10:00 a.m. at the Central Resource Library, 87th and Farley Sts.  Anyone wanting personal help is welcome to come at 9:30 a.m.  For more information, please email Carol Anne Kuse at This group is for people who are using or thinking of using the genealogical software program, RootsMagic. We try to answer questions, and show how to take advantage of the program's features.