LLCGS January 2017 Monthly Meeting

Thursday, January 19, 2017, 7:00 p.m. 
First Lutheran Church 1551 S 70th St., Lincoln
Nebraska's 150th Celebration in 2017  
Nebraska became a state March 1, 1867.  Learn about the multitude of events and initiatives that have been planned by Nebraskans to celebrate our Sesquicentennial.  You can get a preview by going to the website  
                       Nebraska Sesquicentennial Ornament7-Inch Leather BookmarkLeather Key Tag
Jeff Searcy, Chair of the Nebraska 150 Committee will present information about what has already been planned. Bring your new calendar and be ready to mark all the activities you will want to attend.
What can LLCGS do to contribute 
in celebrating our state's history
to leave for future genealogists and historians??
LLCGS has an opportunity to apply for a grant to facilitate a project.  The LLCGS Nebraska Interest Group has some project ideas.  Bring your ideas and suggestions.

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Upcoming Events
Sunday, Jan. 22nd
Nebraska Interest Group
Please join the Nebraska Interest Group in the special presentation: Nebraska's Capitol - It's History and Features highlighted with LaVonne Uffelman's button collection. LaVonne also has a genealogy story related to the Nebraska State Flag..   This interest group is for all of us as Nebraska residents...not restricted to those with Nebraska ancestry. We will ...
Sunday, Jan. 29th
Germanic Special Interest Group
  Those folks searching for ancestors from the Germanic regions of Europe will want to attend this session led by Chris Effken. He wants this group to be interactive with questions and success stories that benefit individuals as well as the group.                   ...
Thursday, Feb. 2nd
1st Thursday Discussion Group
Join Bob and Arlene Houser in lively discussions about ancestors, history and genealogy in general.
Sunday, Feb. 5th
Sundays with Genealogists
  An informal help session will be held to provide assistance with any phase of genealogical or family history research. Bring your problem(s) and we will do our best to help you achieve your goals.
Friday, Feb. 10th
"Time Travelers" Writer's Group
  Group meets in the Lower Level Writer’s Studio, Union College Library, NE of 48th & Prescott. This  group provides an encouraging and supportive atmosphere to practice, develop, and share writing skills. Facilitated by Ruth Briney.  Contact Ruth at for additional information.  Group meets twice monthly.   ...
Sunday, Feb. 12th
Family Tree Maker software
  User groups are good places to find others with an interest in software to use in researching and organizing our family tree information and preserving it on our computers.  In bimonthly sessions you will have an opportunity to learn how to effectively use RootsMagic, Legacy or Family Tree Maker ...