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Sunday, October 22
Google Earth  (Workshop)
1:30 pm
Library Center Auditorium
Hands on Workshop - Patti Hobbs will guide you step-by-step in marking locations, adding an image overlay, and marking a migration trail.  ONLY PERSONS WHO HAVE LAPTOPS WILL BE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE.  There is also "homework" before you come. Instructions can be found here: https://ozarksgs.org/cpage.php?pt=24
If you do not do these things, you will not be able to participate. 

Wednesday, November 1
Council Meeting  (Workshop)
9:30 am
OGS Library
Each Committee Chair is responsible for an annual report.  The annual report needs to be presented to the Council (all officiers and chairs of all committees) at the November Board Meeting...and then read at the Annual Business Meeting.

Thursday, November 2
2:00 pm
OGS Library
ORIENTATION:  All new members are encouraged to attend this event being held at the OGS Library
GiGi Hunter will be contacting you with more information.  This is a great event for new members...BUT all current members are invited to attend.  This is your opportunity to review what OGS has to offer ALL members; update on changes at the OGS library; learning about on-site computer sources; discovering the variety of books and research materials as well as ways you can be a participant in the many activities of the society. 
Let us know if you are coming so we can have enough handouts..

7:00 pm
OGS Library
If unable to attend the 2:00 PM orientation, plan to come at 7:00 PM

Monday, November 6
"Are There Black Sheep in Your Family?"  (Workshop)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Library Center Auditorium
Shocking discoveries in your research can be daunting.  OGS  members will discuss the rascals and black sheep in their families and the resources available to help researchers determine if a family tale is true or false.

Wednesday, November 15
"Remembering and Honoring"  (Workshop)
10:00 am to 10:30 am
The Library Center Auditorium
Remembering ahd Honoring.... plus Martyrs of the Race Course.  OGS member Gail Mitchell will give two presentations about the origins of Memorial Day.  A video memorial honoring OGS members and/or family members who have passed in the previous year will also be presented.  Families, friends and loved ones are encouraged to attend.

Wednesday, November 15
10:30 am
The Library Center Auditorium
Annual Business Meeting:  to elect new officers, annual reports of officers and committee chairs, conduct buiness related to the membership.  IMPORTANT ELECTION.  Vote of each member is important.

Monday, December 4
Computer Crashes and Glitches  (Workshop)
7:00 pm
The Library Center, Auditorium
Computer hardware and software  issues are a facr of life.  What actions can we take now to minimize the damage later?  John Carter, OGS member will present some ways of keeping our computers running efficiently.  He will also discuss internal and cloud storage of our files for easy sharing and recovery

Wednesday, December 6
9:30 am
OGS Library
Board Meeting with current officers and newly elected officiers

Wednesday, December 13
Toys at Christmas  (Training)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
The Library Center Auditorium
Please note the date has changed from the third Wednesday to the second Wednesday.
Program:  "Toy Maker who Saved Christmas in 1918" will be followed by a time of refreshments.
Members are invited to bring a Christmas treat to share with other attendees.  OGS will provide coffee, hot tea and water.  

Monday, January 1, 2018
NO PROGRAM due to Holiday  (Workshop)

Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Cherokee Princess or Indian Chief  (Program)
10:00 am
The Library Center, Auditorium
Jami Lewis with the State Historical Society will discuss what and where to look for when researching your family's "connection" to Native American Ancestry including evaluating family stories and DNA results.

Monday, February 5, 2018
Same God, Same Prayers, Same Bible  (Program)
7:00 pm
The Library Center Auditorium
Same God, Same Prayers, Same Bible  During the Civil War, both north and south claimed God was on their side. Pastor John Marshall, Second Baptist Church will discuss how our ancestors coped  with their faith during these turbulent times. and how the war and faith connected and destroyed family relations.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Military Records and More on Fold 3  (Program)
10:00 am
The Library Center Auditorium
Fold 3 is an invaluable genealogical database of primarily of U. S. military records  which you can access from home with your Springfield Greene County Library Card.  Library staff member Patti Hobbs, a Certified Genealogist, will guide you through the treasures to be found on Fold 3.