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Heritage Dinner 2019

The South West Branch 30th Annual Heritage Dinner will held be Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Knox United Church, 451-18th Street in Brandon. The Guest Speaker will be Gordon Goldsborough. Topic: 20/20 Hindsight: Historic Commemoration in Manitoba. Gordon is past... read more

SWB Program Schedule 2019

 Feb.6:  Karen Ferguson: Presentation on “Forever”  (quick and easy tips to protect your photographic memories and stories, industry standards for backing up photos and options on how to organize photos, ways to convert and save outdated media) Mar.6: Branch AGM.... read more

February 6th, 2019

 Feb.6: General meeting and Program at Crocus Plains High School, Room 102 at 7:30 pm, Presenter – Karen Ferguson on “Forever”,  a computer program. Karen will outline some quick and easy tips to protect your photographic memories and stories. This program uses... read more

Jan 9, 2019 meeting

January 9th: Program: Graveyard Symbols and Motifs, presenter:Laura Crookshanks, a SWBranch member. General  Meeting at Crocus Plains, Rm 102 at 7:30 pm and program to follow. read more

Genealogy Day at Brandon Public Library 2018

The Brandon Public Library and the South West Branch, Manitoba Genealogical Society are hosting a “Genealogy Day” at the Brandon Public Library, 710 Rosser Avenue, October 20th, 10:30 am – 12:30  pm. This event will help researchers learn about... read more

November 7, 2018 Regular Meeting

November 7: Program: Taylor Family Reunion Book and Slideshow, presenter:Marlene Taylor Rodgers, a SWBranch member.  Meeting at Crocus Plains, Rm 102 at 7:30 pm and program to follow. read more

2018 Fall Program Schedule

September 5: Daly House Archives. Meet at Daly House Museum 122-18th street in Brandon at 7:30 pm. Parking at the back of the museum building. October 3: Program: Forever Computer Program (quick and easy tips to protect your photographic memories and stories: industry... read more

June 6th – Pot Luck and Museum Tour at Souris

The June 6th meeting will be a pot luck picnic and tour of the Hillcrest Museum/Sowden House in Souris. Plan is to meet at the Cineplex parking lot at 5:30 and carpool to Souris, tour of the museum is at 7:00. Cost is $4.00 per person – please have exact change if... read more