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February 7th Meeting – What is MANI?

February meeting program topic will be "What is MANI?". Presenters will be Laura Crookshanks and George Mackay. They will explain the Manitoba Name Index (MANI) and what you might find about your Manitoba ancestors and how to find them. Meeting will be at Room 102-...

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Memoirs Writing at the Brandon Public Library

Are you looking for inspiration to write your memories and stories? Brandon Public Library and South West Branch Manitoba Genealogical Society are hosting 3 sessions of Memoir Writing this fall: Thursdays: Sept 13th, Oct. 10th and Nov. 8th from 1:30 - 3:30 pm. Limited...

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“Drop-In Genealogy”

The next "Drop-In Genealogy" will be Nov 16th 1:30 - 3:30 pm.at the MEG Library, Knox United Church 451-18th Street, Brandon. This will be a time and place for genealogy researchers who have a question or a road block in their research to come together and help each...

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South West Branch MGS Seminar Apr 21st, 2018

Save the Date – Apr 21, 2018 South West Branch, Manitoba Genealogical Society is offering a one- day seminar you won’t want to miss. Our seminar speakers will be Dave Obee, www.daveobee.com and Pat Ryan.  Registration now open. Where: Knox United Church, 451-18th...

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Oct 19th- New Members Meeting

If you are new to genealogy or have a question about searching, recording or other genealogy related question you are invited to drop in to the SW Branch library Thursday Oct 19th from 1:30 - 3:30 pm. Come and talk genealogy with others who share your interests. You...

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Oct 21st Genealogy Day at the Brandon Library

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 21st 2-4 pm. This event will help researchers learn about genealogical resources available in...

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October 4th Meeting – Preserving Today’s Memories

Preserving today’s Memories for Future Generations Presented by Lorraine Hodgson, Betty McGill and Grace Desjardins-Green With today’s fast moving world and ever changing technology how do we ensure that our treasured memories, information and memorabilia will be...

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Sept 6th “Welcome Back” meeting and potluck

Sept 6th "Welcome Back" meeting and Potluck - Guests Elizabeth and Colin Briggs September 6th is a special meeting to start a new season of genealogy and family history. We are having a pot luck supper and presentation “Topics and Places in Genealogical Research“ by...

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Branch Library Summer Hours

The South West Branch (MEG)Library will be open 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, June 5th, 12th,19th & 26th July 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st closed July 3rd  for Canada Day August 14th, 21st & 28th closed Aug 7th for August  Long weekend. The Library is located at...

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