Welcome to the Genealogical Research Society of Eau Claire’s 2021-2022 year of learning, sharing, and camaraderie!

Upcoming GRSEC Events:

2021-22 General Meeting Schedule:  General Meetings are held the second Saturday of the months of September through May. They are held at the Chippewa Valley Museum in Carson Park. Seating will be limited to 50 so the chairs can be spread out, masks are required, disposable masks are available at the front entrance and hand sanitizer will be available. The Genealogy Open Labs are suspended until further notice.

October 9, 2021, 1 p.m. – GRSEC Meeting. CANCELED

November 13, 2021, 1 p.m. – Program: Jeanne Anderson presents her book about the community that once thrived on Happy Island in the Chippewa River by Meridean.

2021-2022 meeting dates: December 11, January 8, February 12, March 12, April 9, May 14

Calendar of Upcoming Events:

September 25, 2021, 1 to 3 p.m. – GRSEC Forest Hill Cemetery Walk. The walk begins on the east end of Forest Hill Cemetery. FREE and open to the public.

October 8, 2021, 1 to 4 p.m. – WSGS Fall Seminar Preconference, “It’s Not All Online,” with Lori Bessler of the Wisconsin Historical Society Library. For more information, see the Fall Seminar Preconference page.

October 9, 2021 – WSGS Fall Seminar Virtual Conference. See the Fall Seminar Registration page for more information and to register.

October 14, 2021 – Virtual Workshop, hosted by WI Historical Society, “Exploring Jewish Genealogy,” presented by Debbie Kroopkin, Co-President of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois. Register deadline is at 12 p.m. on October 12. Learn more here.

October 19, 2021, 7 p.m. – Webinar, “No More Excuses: Ten Tips to Finally Write that Family History.” Presenter, Lisa Alzo, sponsored by WSGS. Register here.

October 23, 2021 – Virtual Workshop, hosted by WI Historical Society, “Scottish Genealogy,” presented by Paul Milner, FUGA. Registration deadline is 12 p.m. on October 21. Learn more here.

RootsTech – Watch past sessions of RootsTech here.

Looking for a good calendar highlighting upcoming genealogy webinars? Look no further than Dear Myrtle’s GeneaWebinars Calendar. She has at least two and sometimes more webinars going every week. She also has an explanation as to how things work, a time zone converter and other tips and tricks.