Quad-Cities Computer Society to present Skype tour


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Posted Online: Jan. 15, 2013, 10:02 am
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Press release submitted by Quad Cities Computer Society


QUAD-CITIES COMPUTER SOCIETY
"Using the FamilySearch.org
Website for Genealogy"
presented by Jeri Steele
professional Genealogist
via Skype


Jeri Steele, a professional genealogist will give us a SKYPE tour at FamilySearch.org as well as tips on in-depth searching of their databases. Don't miss this event at the Butterworth Education Center, 7th Street and 12th Avenue, Moline, IL on February 4th. Discover your Family's history with Jeri's insight!

A special invitation to new computer users is being extended to attend the Beginners SIG (Special Interest Group ) which meets at 5:30 PM just before the main meeting.

QCS monthly program meetings are free, handicapped accessible and open to the public. Check the Society's website for more details, www.qcs.org.

















 



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