Celebrating Our Roots in Canada’s 150th Anniversary Workshop
and 28th Annual Heritage Dinner

Join South West Branch on April 22, 2017 at Knox United Church in Brandon, Manitoba, as we Celebrate Our Roots. The workshop, which features keynote speakers Gordon Goldsborough of the Manitoba Historical Society, and Lesley Anderson, Canadian Representative for Ancestry.ca, will also include breakout sessions on Métis genealogy, East European genealogy, United Empire Loyalists, and British Home Children, with a presentation by a First Nations Drumming Group. The day wraps up with our 28th Annual Heritage Dinner. Separate registration is available for both the workshop and the dinner.

Branch News

March Library Open Dates

The South West Branch Library will be open 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, March 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th. The Library is located at Knox United Church, 451-18th Street in Brandon (use the 17th Street entrance). Fees: Non-members $5 per visit; members no charge.... read more

Upcoming Events

37th Annual Vimy Fundraiser Dinner

The 26th Field Regiment Royal Canadian and XII Manitoba Dragoons Museum are holding their 37th Annual Vimy Fundraiser and Dinner at The Brandon Armoury, April 8, 2017, RSVP by April 3, 2017 Cost – $20, cash bar. Live Auction and Draws, Presentations and Displays. Email 26fomi@gmail.com for more information

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Monthly Branch Activities

Library Hours

The Branch Library is open Monday afternoons, March 6, 13, and 20, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

New Member Meeting

There is no meeting scheduled for March.

Genealogy News, Fun & How-to’s

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Find out how you can find out more about your family and your heritage right here in South West Manitoba! Join the South West Branch today and enjoy exclusive member benefits: network with other members at monthly meetings; gain free access to our extensive library of Southwest Manitoba genealogical resources including cemetery record indexes, obituary collection and community history books; receive our quarterly newsletter; and enjoy discounts on workshops.

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