Whittier Area Genealogical Society
Whittier Area Genealogical Society
Golden Rule Store
Golden Rule Store: 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 Seminar Registration Is Now Open
Saturday, January 29, 2022

Our Next Life Story Writing Group Meeting
Will Be Wednesday, December 8th  at 1 p.m.
This meeting will be on Zoom

Our Next Monthly General Meeting Will Be
Saturday, December 18th at 1 p.m.
Join us at noon before the General Meeting
for an expanded Zoom Social Hour

Life Story Writers Group
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Wednesday, December 8th, 2021
The Life Story Writers Group meets on Zoom on the second Wednesday of each month. If you are on our mailing list, you will receive a notification with the login informatio and our current writing prompts. 
Contact our group facilitator at president@wagswhittier.org to be added to the Life Story Writers Group mailing list.


 Special WAGS Holiday Social Hour on Zoom
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, Saturday, Decemberf 18, 2021
Sign in  to chat with fellow WAGS members and guests.
The Zoom Conference room will be open early this month beginning at noon for a special  expanded social hour  until the General Meeting starts at 1:00 pm.  Bring your lunch, bring a friend, bring your Holiday Spirit 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 Holiday Show & Tell
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm, Saturday, December 18, 2021
Our WAGS Annual Holiday Tradition continues!
Our Annual Holiday Show & Tell will start at 1 pm, following a short business meeting. We want to hear your WAGS Family Tale! You can display heirlooms or exciting new finds, tell us a story about a brick wall break-through, or share any of your recent genealogy news.  If you have photographs on your computer, or a brief PowerPoint presentation, we will have screen sharing capability.  You can also just hold up that document or heirloom to the camera on your phone or PC.  
To sign up and share your story (10 minutes or less), send an email to our Christine Cohen, our Program Chair, at program@wagswhittier.org.  Please include the title of your presentation and/or a brief description of what you would like to talk about.  
*WAGS members will receive email invitations with meeting details in December.  If you are not a WAGS member, you are welcome to attend. Email   program@wagswhittier.org, and an invitation will be sent to you.   The same Zoom sign-in will get you into our Social Hour and the General Meeting / Show and Tell event.



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