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Calendar: Week of March 5

Posted on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 10:52 am

Thursday, March 6
Virginia Cooperative Extension in Westmoreland County will be hosting a meeting at Ingleside Vineyards in Oak Grove from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Subjects covered will include the management of insects, diseases, and weeds in vineyards.  Please call 804-493-8924 for more information.

Friday, March 7
‘Connection’ support Warsaw, 84 Main Street. 1:30-3.  Sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness.  Call 804-296-8503.

Tuesday. March 11
Community Forum: Benefits of a Credit Union at 7 p.m., Rappahannock Community College- Warsaw Campus, Room 122.

Wednesday, March 12
‘Connection’ support group. GLOUSTER LIBRARY on Main Street.  6-7:30 p.m. Sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness.   Call 804-824-8072.

1:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 13 at the RW-C Auditorium in Irvington.
The February Genealogy SIG meeting will focus on finding ancestors using the U.S. Federal Census of Population.  This will include:  (1) where census data may be found online;  (2) search strategies; (3) using extraction forms; (4) an example of tracing a family line in the Census from 1790-1940; and (5) saving a digital image of a Census record.
Attendees then will break into groups according to their interests. Three of these groups will discuss individual family history software titles in terms of adding and attaching Census data. The fourth group is for those who are aspiring genealogist who have yet to start their family histories.