logo3The popular Clark County Nevada Genealogical Society (CCNGS), located in Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, is a nonprofit organization founded in 1976.  We have reached another milestone in history for CCNGS! We are celebrating 40 years of genealogical services to the community and you are invited to join the celebration! Check our “Upcoming Events” below to learn about all the exciting and fun events we have planned!  Meetings, programs, and other activities are open to the public, and you are cordially invited to participate. Our meetings are held on the third Saturday of the month in the Paseo Verde Library, 280 South Green Valley Parkway, Henderson, Nevada, just off the  I-215, Phone: 702-492-7252.

CCNGS is affiliated with the Henderson, Libraries to house our extensive genealogical collection in the Heritage Room at the Paseo Verde Library.  Additional materials continue to be added to enhance the collection with the latest materials and technology. Volunteers from CCNGS staff this library and assist patrons with their family history. In addition, free genealogy classes are held monthly in the library. Both the library and place for our meetings are held in this library.



DATE: Saturday, 21 January 2017
TIME: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
PLACE: Paseo Verde Library Conference Room, 280 South Green Valley Parkway, Henderson, Nevada
TOPIC: The Genealogy Do-Over, A Virtual Webinar
SPEAKER: Thomas MacEntee, a Genealogy Professional
BACKGROUND: What happens when a “tech guy” with a love for history gets laid off during The Great Recession of 2008? You get me, Thomas MacEntee, a genealogy professional who’s also a blogger, educator, author, social media connector, marketer, network builder, and more.

I was laid off after a 25-year career in the information technology field, so I started building my own genealogy-related business called High Definition Genealogy. I also created an online community of over 3,000 family history bloggers known as GeneaBloggers. My most recent endeavor, Hack Genealogy, is an attempt to “re-purpose today’s technology for tomorrow’s genealogy.” I’m a lifelong learner with a background in a multitude of topics and I’ve finally figured out what I do best: teach, inspire, instigate, and serve as a curator and go-to-guy for concept nurturing and inspiration.

I believe in success, and that we all succeed when we help each other find success. I see things differently than most in the genealogy field; I’m almost never content with the status quo. That doesn’t mean I chase after change just for the sake of change; but when I see an opportunity to improve something and to bring more people into the genealogy sphere, that’s where you’ll find me.

We hope you will enjoy this webinar !


Free Genealogy Classes and Eventsteacher
A series of genealogy classes and events is offered in the Paseo Verde Library Conference Room, 280 South Green Valley Parkway, Henderson, Nevada. Seating is limited, so reserve your seat by calling 702-492-6593 or register at the reference desk.  Lunch is on your own. Listed below is a current list of classes:

Genealogy Standards / Wednesday, January 11, 2017 / 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm / Walt Quering
CCNGS Member Orientation / Monday, January 23, 2017 / 6:00 pm / Kurt Dunphy / (Learn the many genealogy resources available to members of CCNGS)
Ancestry.com / Wednesday, January 25, 2017 / 1o:00 am to 11:30 am / Patricia Hedrick / (Location: Training Room – Space is limited to the first 12 people arriving)
Using Legacy 8 Software for your Genealogy / Monday, January 30, 2017 / 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm / Sam Giordano /
(Location: Heritage Room)
Preparing for a Genealogy Research Trip / Thursday, February 2, 2017 / 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm / Patricia Hedrick
Free Library Databases for Genealogy Research / Thursday, March 2, 2017 / 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm / Patricia Hedrick
Ask A Genealogy Question / Wednesday, April 19, 2017 / 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm / Patricia Hedrick

The Month of January 2017
January Patron Class and Event Schedule
Las Vegas FamilySearch Library
509 South 9th Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: 702-382-9695
click January Class List to see the complete list of January classes.