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Saturday, August 7
More on Cliff's Ancestor's Pommern Town  (PRG Meetings)
12:00 pm
Live via Zoom - When set, a link will be sent to members only
Cliff and a friend in Poland will tell what they found in the near-by area of the ancestors town. Meeting via Zoom at noon because of the time difference. More info to come.
We have placed the Zoom Link in a secure page of this website for members only. This will only work after you FIRST log onto the site. Then click the Zoom Link
On July 10, we talked about the path I followed to find the Woman Who Was Left Behind. It took me thirty years to find why she didn’t come over, where she lived up to the time she was buried, and the status of the village where she lived.

It took me an hour and a half to add another generation to my g-g-grandma’s line, which I’ll talk about on Saturday Aug 7 at 12 noon Minnesota time. Sometimes the easiest research is to just talk about what you’ve done; there’s always someone who wants to help if they can.

For August 7, we’ll pick up where we left off and talk about a number of things related specifically to this research project, but not necessarily genealogical research. Most of it will revolve around World War II and what Jaro Matusiewicz and I have more recently been doing and discussing.

Finally, I’m going to dedicate my efforts and discussion to the memory of my niece Pam Mathis. She and I were really starting to get into some mutual interest in genealogy, and she really wanted to sit in on these presentations when her recurring cancer got the best of her.

I’m excited to talk about what Jaro and I have been doing in and around Garz, and hope you’ll enjoy it as well.

Saturday, September 4
Gift Ideas  (PRG Meetings)
Likely a recorded meeting
Genealogy related gift ideas for you to make for your family. You could give them at Christmas -or anytime.

Saturday, October 2
Tips on Using Archion  (PRG Meetings)
Member Don Schultz will talk about the website Archion.de

Saturday, November 6
Sch├╝tzenfests  (PRG Meetings)
A Schützenfest a traditional festival or fair featuring a target shooting competition. This male dominated sport is mostly found in northern Germany. The winner of the competition becomes the Schützenkönig ("king of marksmen") until the next year's competition. The festivals are found in small villages and large towns.
The commercially-organized Schützenfest of Hanover, Germany, is the largest marksmen's funfair in the world with more than 5,000 marksmen, 250 rides and inns, 5 large beer tents, and the "Marksmen's Parade". The parade, with more than 10,000 participants from Germany and all over the world and more than 100 bands, is 7.5 miles long. It is the longest parade in the world.
Presenter: Warren Mitchell

Saturday, December 4
PRG Meeting  (PRG Meetings)
Zoom Meeting
When common Christmas traditions which originated in Germany will be talked about. Members will have a chance to share what genealogy related gift they made. Margie Deutsch, presenter.