Florida Genealogical Society (Tampa)

Serving the Needs of the Genealogical Community for Over 50 Years

Saturday, June 6 Meeting

Join us on Saturday, 6 June 2015, from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM for our monthly meeting in the Auditorium of the John F. Germany Public Library, 900 N. Ashley Drive, in downtown Tampa. Our speaker will be Kim Tucker, M. Ed., of RootsStories. She will present a program titled "Creating Your Own Family History Website and/or Blog the Easy Way."
 Do you need an easy way to share photos, your family tree, stories, records, and other information with your family for an upcoming family reunion? Do you want to attract unknown distant cousins and need a little cousin bait? Do you want to to share all the hard
work you've done over the years? Do you want to write about your findings and use your website and/or blog as a creative outlet? It's easier than you think.
Kim Tucker has over six years  experience in genealogy and family history research. She recently taught a beginning genealogy course for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of South Florida. She also wrote an online class for the National Institute for Genealogical Studies for professional genealogists to learn how to make websites for their businesses.
Kim is a publication's designer in managing editor at USF by day. She maintains fairies webpages and manages the  creation of online education and training materials. She was past communications director at the USF College of Education and a producer for PBS/W EDU – TV. She also taught Writing Level IV- English for Academic Purposes at Hillsboro Community College. She is a member of the Association of Professional  Genealogists, the National Genealogical Society, the Association of Personal Historians, the New England Historic Genealogical Society, the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, the Detroit Genealogical Society, in the Florida Genealogical Society (Tampa), among others. Her website is at http://www.rootstories.com

Hillsborough County Century Families

Interested in knowing more about the Hillsborough County Century Families program, and how to apply? Visit the Century Families Program page here at the website (http://fgstampa.org/cpage.php?pt=126) or email us at hccf@fgstampa.org!
Here's a brief clip from News Channel 8 coverage on January 8 (although just to be clear, the HCCF program is a program of the Florida Genealogical Society, not of the library system).

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