WELCOME TO CCNGS!
The 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.
The Special Birthday September/October edition of the Prospector Newsletter has been published to provide you with information on the formation of our Society in September 1976. There is a lot of information in this Newsletter not only on the formation of our Society, but also on the Society’s activities for both September and October, 2016. You can download this Special Edition in color and read this Newsletter now; just click CCNGS.BD.
UPCOMING EVENTS: MEETINGS / CLASSES / SPECIAL EVENTS
CCNGS OCTOBER MEETING
Saturday, 15 October 2016 General Meeting
DATE: Saturday, 15 October 2016
TIME: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
PLACE: Paseo Verde Library Conference Room, 280 South Green Valley Parkway, Henderson, Nevada
SPEAKER: Deric Wortham
TOPIC: NARA: What is There and How to Search. The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is an independent agency of the United States government charged with preserving and documenting government and historical records with increasing public access to those documents, which comprise the National Archives. NARA is officially responsible for maintaining and publishing the legally authentic and authoritative copies of acts of Congress, presidential proclamations and executive orders, and federal regulations. The NARA also transmits votes of the Electoral College to Congress.
CCNGS CLASSES AND EVENTS 2016
Free Genealogy Classes and Events
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. Listed below is a current list of classes:
TOPIC / DATE / TIME / PRESENTER
Open Forum, Q & A, Tips & Tricks for Your Research / Wednesday, September 21, from 1:00 – 3:00 pm / Patricia Hedrick and
HAPPY BIRTHDAY! LAS VEGAS FAMILY SEARCH LIBRARY !
The Las Vegas Family Search Library will be celebrating their 5oth year with an Open House and Tours of the facility from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm on Tuesday, September 27.
Las Vegas FamilySearch Library
509 South 9th Street
Las Vegas, NV 89101