WELCOME TO CCNGS!

40YEARS

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.

UPCOMING EVENTS: MEETINGS / CLASSES / SEMINAR

CCNGS MEETINGS 2016

DATE: Saturday, May 21, 2016
TIME: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
PLACE:
Paseo Verde Library Conference Room, 280 South Green Valley Parkway, Henderson, Nevada
TOPIC: Putting Flesh on the Bones 
presented by Michael K. Bennion.  Please download and print the following handout, Putting Flesh on the Bones Genealogy Resources Bennion, and bring it to the meeting on Saturday, May 21, 2016.

DATE: Saturday, June 18, 2016
TIME: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
PLACE:
Paseo Verde Library Conference Room, 280 South Green Valley Parkway, Henderson, Nevada
TOPIC: Wiki Tree 
presented by Kitty Cooper Smith, Project Leader WikiTree.com


BREAKING NEWS !

LIVE STREAM
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY’S
JAMBOREE 2016

The schedule for the FREE live streaming from the 47th Annual Southern California Genealogy Jamboree (June 3 to June 5) has been released. You won’t be bored between sessions. Videos featuring Ancestry’s training team will run during Jamboree breaks and lunches. For more information, check Jamboree streaming.


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:

teacher TOPIC / DATE / TIME / PRESENTER
What are Webinars? / Friday, June 24 from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm / Sam Giordano
Mistakes to Avoid, Part 1 / Wednesday, July 13 from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm / Mary Barkin
Mistakes to Avoid, Part 2 / Wednesday, July 20 from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm / Mary Barkin
Genelaogy Fair / Friday, August 5 from 6:00 pm – 12:00 am / CCNGS members
Introduction to Ancestry.com / Wednesday, August 24, 10:00 am / Sam Giordano
Open Forum, Q & A, Tips & Tricks for Your Research / Wednesday, September 21, from 1:00 – 3:00 pm / Patricia Hedrick and
Sam Giordano
Family Ancestry Day / Saturday, October 8, from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at Paseo Verde Library in Henderson
Evernote for Genealogy / Wednesday, October 12, from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm / Michelle Bryner
Beginning Genealogy /Saturday, October 29, from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm / Helen Smith

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CCNGS SPECIAL EVENT FRIDAY, AUGUST 5, 2016

CCNGS After Hours Summer Genealogy Fair, Friday, August 5, 6:00 pm to 12:00 am

CCNGS will present many activities during this night-time event at the Paseo Verde Library in Henderson, Nevada. More details later.

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CCNGS 2016 ANNUAL SEMINAR

The Clark County Nevada Genealogy Society (CCNGS) recently had their Annual Seminar on April 2, 2016 with speaker, Randy Seaver. It was well-attended and very successful. Check back here for information about a Seminar next year.