The Computer Genealogy Society of San Diego meets on the 3rd Saturday of each month (except December) from 9:00 a.m. to noon on the campus of UCSD, University of California, San Diego. See our map page for directions.
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Only 29 days left until the next CGSSD meeting.
Be sure to check out the Notices page under Genealogy in San Diego County for important time-sensitive information.
The next meeting will be held on 22 Jun 2013 from 9:00 am to noon. Here are the details:
Next Meeting Notice
9:00 - SIGs: Beginning Computer Genealogy, leader TBA, and DNA with Corlee Morris
10:00 - Break
10:20 - Announcements followed by program:
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