Whittier Area Genealogical Society
Whittier Area Genealogical Society
The Four Bricks
The Four Bricks: Uptown Whittier, 1893. Photo courtesy of Whittier Public Library - Whittier Historical Photograph Collection
Welcome to the Whittier Area Genealogical Society
A genealogical society serving the Whittier area
in Los Angeles County, California

WAGS is happy to announce the speakers for our
38th Annual Seminar on Saturday, January 30th:
Lisa Also, MFA
Colleen Robledo Greene, MLIS
Thomas MacEntee

The WAGS Life Story Writers Group will meet
Wednesday, December 9 at 1 p.m.

Our Next Monthly General Meeting Will Be
Saturday, December 19 at 1 p.m.

Life Story Writers Group
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Wednesday, December 9, 2020
The Life Story Writers Group is back and meeting via Zoom.  Join us in our new virtual home  on the second Wednesday of each month to meet with fellow writers, share your stories and get some tips.  Contact our group facilitator at president@wagswhittier.org to be added to the Life Story Writers Group mailing list and receive information on how to join the Zoom Meeting Room.


WAGS Holiday Party on Zoom
12:30 pm to 1:00 pm, Saturday, December  19, 2020
Sign in early on December 19th to chat with fellow WAGS members and guests.
The Zoom Conference room will be open from 12:30 pm until the General Meeting starts at 1:00 pm for a social half-hour.  Bring your lunch, bring a dessert, bring a friend, or just bring yourself and join us.  You can see your friends on the main screen, participate in the group audio / video chat, or have public or private text chats with one another in the chat box.

WAGS December Show & Tell
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm, Saturday, December 19, 2020
What's Your Family Tale?
Our  Annual Holiday Show & Tell will start at 1 pm, following a short business meeting. We want to hear your WAGS Family Tales! You can display heirlooms or exciting new finds, tell us a story about a brick wall break-through, or any of your recent genealogy finds.  If you have photographs on your computer, or a brief PowerPoint presentation, we will have screen sharing capability.
Signing up is easy.  Here are the two ways you can contact our Program Chairs, Trish Garcia and Christina Rubalcava, to sign up:
You can click on the link below or  copy and paste it into your browser,  Include your name and topic (topic is optional):
You can also send your name and topic, update your topic, or cancel your availability by emailing program@wagswhittier.org.
WAGS members will receive email invitations with meeting details in November.  If you are not a WAGS member, you are welcome to attend. Email   program@wagswhittier.org, and an invitation will be sent to you.  Join us 30 minutes before our scheduled meeting and speaker for a Zoom social half-hour.



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