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Scottish Research
Saturday, September 10
Scottish Research  (EWGS Meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library Auditorium, Downtown Spokane
Speaker Sandy Doutre.
 
Sandy has been doing genealogy for 45 years.  She helped start the Family History Center in Coeur d'Alene which is now located in Hayden, & ranked in the top 5% of FHC.  Her specialties are Scottish history & genealogy, Quaker research & history, Westward Trails from Colonies to the West, Mormon Pioneer History, and What's New on the Web.  She has a number of degrees including a Masters in Social Work from Eastern Wash. U., & BS in Business Admin. & Independent Studies (Social Work) from Lewis Clark State College.
 
Class on The Scottish will include their influence on American History & customs & will follow the Scottish immigration from 1636 in Massachusetts clear across the country and to the Pacific Northwest –the Scots were in the NW before the French Fathers & the Christian missionaries!
 
Cookies & Social Time: 12:30 PM.  
Meeting starts at 1:00 PM



Saturday, October 1
Fall Workshop - Multi Class Workshop  (Special Events)
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Country Homes Christian Church
EWGS offers a multi-class learning day lead by Donna Potter Phillips.
 
We offer something for everybody!
 
Registration at 8:30 AM, Sessions begin at 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
 
Cost to be determined.
 
Details of this event will be posted after Labor Day.
 
Please Note there has been some planning changes since the postcard was sent out to members.
 



Saturday, November 5
Spokane History, a New Way to Share Local History.  (EWGS Meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library Auditorium, Downtown Spokane
Presenter: EWU Professor of History Larry Cebula
 
" Spokane History, a New Way to Share Local History."  For decades, local history was told mostly through public plaques, small museums, and the rare public event. Starting in 2012, students at Eastern Washington University pioneered a new way of sharing local stories, through a website and smartphone app called Spokane Historical. EWU Professor of history Larry Cebula and a few of his students will demonstrate SpokaneHistorical.org, sharing some of the best stories and the excitement of local history.
 
Cookies & Social Time: 12:30 PM.  Meeting starts at 1:00 PM



Saturday, December 3
Annual EWGS December Party  (EWGS Meetings)
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library Auditorium, Downtown Spokane
Organized by Mary Holcomb.
 
The theme will be "School Days."
 
Check back for further details.