The following was received from SCGS:

The Southern California Genealogical Society announces that registration is now open for the popular Jamboree Extension Webinar Series for 2013. The webinar series provides web-based family history and genealogy educational sessions for genealogists around the world.

Jamboree Extension Series webinars are conducted the first Saturday and third Wednesday of each month. Saturday sessions will be held at 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time. Wednesday sessions will be scheduled at 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.

Upcoming sessions are listed below. Click on the link to register for any session you want to attend. For more information on each of these sessions, check out the SCGS website.

Wednesday, December 19 – 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.
Schelly Talalay Dardashti
Jewish Genealogy 101

Saturday, January 5 – 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time
Lisa A. Alzo
Family History Writing Made Easier: Cloud-based Tools Every Genealogist Can Use

Wednesday, January 16 – 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.
Linda Geiger Woodward, CG, CGL
Documentation: Never Having to Ask, ‘Where Did That Come From?’

Saturday, February 2 – 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time.
Eric Basir
Digital Organization for Documents and Photos

Wednesday, February 20 – 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.
Michael John Neill
No Will? No Problem

Saturday, March 2 – 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time
Lisa Louise Cooke
Time Travel with Google Earth

Wednesday, March 20 – 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.
Michael Brophy
Erin in the USA: Irish Research on This Side of the Atlantic

Saturday, April 6 – 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time
Denise Levenick
Break Down Brick Walls with Home Sources

Wednesday, – April 17 – 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.
Janet Hovorka
Trip the Tree Fantastic: Intriguing Family History Trips for the Whole Family

Saturday, May 4 – 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time
Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG
Homespun and Calico – Researching our Foremothers

Wednesday, May 15 – 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.
Debbie Mieszala, CG
Options in Post-Adoption Research

Saturday, June 1 – 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time
Jane Neff Rollins
Is There a Baby Catcher in your Bloodline?

Saturday, June 1 – 2pm Pacific time / 5pm Eastern time
Leo Myers and Paula Hinkel
Sneak Peek at Jamboree

Wednesday, June 19 – 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.
Valerie Brown Elkins, CG
Interest in Pinterest: Pinning Your Family History

Saturday, July 6 – 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time
Tonia Kendrick
Transform Your Note-Taking and Remember Everything with Evernote

Wednesday, July 17 – 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.
Nancy Lauer
Path to Organizational Bliss

Saturday, August 3 – 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time
Jay Fonkert, CG
Official, but Wrong: Testing the Validity of Genealogical Information in Official Records

Wednesday, August 21 – 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.
Mary Roddy
Mark Golden: A Case Study in World War II Research

Saturday, September 7 – 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time
George G. Morgan
Sidestep Genealogy

Wednesday, – September 18 – 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.
Beth Foulk
Imported to America – Colonists for Sale

Saturday, October 5 – 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time
Taneya Koonce
Genealogy News at Your Fingertips: From RSS Feeds to Digital Magazine Platforms

Wednesday, October 16 – 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.
Drew Smith
Effective Online Queries

Saturday, November 2 – 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time
Jean Wilcox Hibben, PhD, CG
Getting Family History Information through the Back Door

Wednesday, November 20 – 6pm Pacific time / 9pm Eastern time.
Leland K. Meitzler
Mobile Capturing of Your Ancestor’s Documents and Pictures

Saturday, December 7 – 10am Pacific time / 1pm Eastern time
Gena Philibert Ortega
Women in WWII

Please share this notice with your fellow genealogical society members, librarians, cousins and others that share your interest in genealogy.

The initial (live) webcast is offered free of charge and open to the public. “We offer these webinars as part of our educational mission,” said SCGS president Alice Fairhurst, “but are always grateful for contributions to offset our costs.” Donations can be made through PayPal, online through the SCGS website or by check made out to SCGS and mailed to the address below.

As a benefit of membership, SCGS members can review archived sessions at any time by accessing the SCGS members-only section of this website.

To join a webinar, most participants attend via computer with audio speakers or a headset. Those with a fast Internet connection (either broadband or DSL) will have the most satisfactory experience. It is possible to phone in to listen to the presentation. Long-distance charges may apply.

For more information contact:
Paula Hinkel ( phinkel@pacbell.net )
Vice President
Southern California Genealogical Society
417 Irving Drive
Burbank, CA 91504