Friday, August 20, 2010

New Mentoring Season Begins

September is the start of our new year for the Cape Cod Genealogical Society, and we have put together the following Mentoring Sessions for you to take advantage of. A Mentoring Session is two hours focused on a particular genealogical topic with insights provided by one of our members.

Please contact the Mentor at the appropriate e-mail address below before the session so they can be prepared for you. We hope you will participate and enjoy:

Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Topic: Records and What They Tell You
Mentor: Sam Slicer
Place: Thirwood Place, 237 N. Main St. South Yarmouth
(Stop at front desk to be directed to the room)
Time: 10 am to 12 pm

Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Topic: How to use Ancestry and other on-line Databases for your Genealogy Research
Mentor: Ed Barr
Place: Dennis Public Library, Hall St., Genealogy Room
Time: 3 pm to 5 pm

Thursday, September 23, 2010
Topic: Gravestones--Proper Care, Cleaning and Repairing
Mentor: Robert Carlson
Place: Dennis Public Library, Hall St., Genealogy Room
Time: 1 pm to 3 pm

Thursday, September 30, 2010
Topic: Ideas to Try to Unblock that Brick Wall
Mentor: Nancy Daniels (
Bring your tough ancestors and we’ll try to give you some ideas to find more information.
Place: Eastham Public Library, downstairs room
Time: 11 am till 1 pm (Please contact Nancy so she knows what resources to prepare for this session).

Note: We are also in need of new Mentors who would be willing to lead one of these types of sessions ON ANY GENEALOGY TOPIC YOU ARE COMFORTABLE WITH! It is low-key and is strictly a member- helping-member program! Please consider donating your time in this project by contacting Nancy Daniels at

Thank you!

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