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2005 Annual Education Seminar


The PGS Annual Seminar was held at the Family History Center, 9001 106th Avenue North, Largo, Florida 33756.  This was another great seminar with loads of door prizes and excellent classes. We hope those of you who attended this year enjoyed the seminar and plan to be with us next year.  Thanks for joining us!


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The day begins at the registration desk, here with Mercedes Bleattler and Gladys Evan.  Damon Hostetler and David Dellinger are in the background.

Mercedes Bleattler, PGS Seminar Director, opens the seminar as our featured speaker, Sandra Luebking, looks on.

PGS President Bob Bryan presents the Unsung Hero award to Barbara Ann Murphey, the Director of the Largo Library.  Mercedes looks on.

Here is the award for this year!
Sandra Hargreaves Luebking presents good information on land purchases and sales records.

Browsing at the DAR table with Pat Monroe and PGS members Pat Wallin and Julia Noah.

Then on to the SAR! Pictured are Charles Schafer and PGS member Bob Tanner.

Damon Hostetler and David Dellinger (with his goody bag) discuss important matters.
Carla Kerns with a photograph from here session, Picturing the Past: Family Clues in Photographs.

Damon Hostetler talks about The Changing Technology in Genealogy.

Bob and Bette Raup at the Lineage Societies - Questions and Answers breakout session.

At the German Research breakout session presented by Gerd Hemminger.

Charlie Grandmaison and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking listen at a breakout session.

A great lunch of sandwiches from Seminole Subs & Gyros (arrangement made by Pat Strait & Mercedes Bleattler with help from several other volunteers) was enjoyed by all...

And friendly faces...

As was some good conversation...

A quick lunch at the membership and fund raising table.

Attendance was good.

Sandra Luebking offers some humorous anecdotes at the end of lunch.

Sandra Hargreaves Luebking speaks of those who lived "on the fringe" of mainstream society, and finally on finding the most elusive female ancestors.  Thank you Sandra!

Updated 13 December 2012.  Pinellas Genealogy Society, Inc. All rights reserved.