Whether you’re building, remodeling, decorating, landscaping, or just dreaming about your next home improvement, the Hernando County Home & Garden Show is the place to be. The Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce is bringing the 2nd Annual Home & Garden Show to Hernando County on February 29 from 10… Read More
Live mermaids and live music will provide your send-off as you explore the Florida Mermaid Trail in Brooksville. We’re also holding a Best Mermaid Contest for both people and animals at 10:15 am. Don’t miss it! What is The Florida Mermaid Trail? The Florida Mermaid Trail includes two routes (1.1… Read More
Experience the thrill of the golden age of aviation with a flight in the fully restored Ford Tri-Motor airplane. This was the first all-metal multi-engine commercial airliner and it is coming to the Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport on March 5-8, 2020 for your opportunity to schedule a flight. A one-of-a-kind… Read More
You know spring is just around the corner when the 33rd Annual Floral City Strawberry Festival comes to town! Get ready to come out to one of Citrus County’s prettiest parks on March 7th and 8th for fun (and strawberries), food (and strawberries), entertainment (and strawberries), Princess Pageants and Pie-Eating… Read More
Most people who know him would say Bengt is a logistically impaired ditz, but his comedy is described as intelligent, surprisingly universal considering the content matter and profoundly funny. Bengt Washburn is bringing his hilarious comedy show to The Valerie Theatre in Inverness, Florida, on March 7 for two shows:… Read More
The 36th Annual Art in the Park will be held at Tom Varn Park, 306 Darby Lane, Brooksville, FL, Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15, 2020, 10 am-5 pm. The juried festival offers more than 130 fine art and craft exhibitors plus 2 days of live stage entertainment, featuring… Read More
Blues Bash at the Ranch came about after the success of Camping with the Blues, held at Sertoma Youth Ranch in October each year. Greg Herndon and Paul Benjamin felt another blues festival would be the perfect addition to the ranch and would be held in the spring each year. Read More
The City of Inverness announces the sixth annual Inverness Big Bass Classic to be held Saturday, March 21, 2020, at Wallace Brooks Park. This event has become very popular with locals and professionals throughout the southeast for its high stakes hourly weigh-ins. Anglers compete for the hourly $1,000 payout and… Read More
DNA and Family History Research — Tying the Two Together
March 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm$5.00 – $7.00
The West Pasco County Genealogical Society (WPCGS) will host a Family History Research and DNA lecture on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 from 1 to 3 pm at the CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Enrichment Center, 12417 Clock Tower Parkway, Hudson FL 34667.
The importance of DNA technology to conducting family research and how it is most helpful to genealogists when used in conjunction with traditional paper-trail research will be discussed. Attendees will learn the types of genealogy questions that might be answered by analyzing their DNA results and those of DNA matches. How to successfully tie together the seemingly different clues derived from History and Science will be addressed.
Cost of the lecture is $7.00 for non-members; $5.00 for members. To ensure seating and materials availability, please register via text to 727-271-0770 or email: [email protected]
About the Presenter Denise Manning:
Denise Manning has a B.A. in History and a M.A. in Library and Information Science from the University of South Florida. She works at the Tarpon Springs Public Library where she facilitates a monthly genealogy group. She also facilitates the monthly DNA groups for the Pinellas Genealogy Society at the Largo Public Library. Denise enjoys researching her emigrant ancestors from Scandinavia and the British Isles.
The West Pasco Genealogy Society (WPCGS) was founded in 1983 as a non-profit educational organization of amateur and professional family historians, genealogists and archivists. The Society strives to encourage the research, publication, and preservation of genealogical and historical material; to instruct and aid the membership and the public in modern methods of research. These objectives are accomplished through regular meetings and Society-sponsored workshops, lectures, field trips, socials and other educational activities. The Society offers many opportunities for the public to attend seminars and classes in genealogy-related subjects. There is something for everyone at Society meetings from the novice to the more experienced genealogist. For more information, contact Society president [email protected] or call 727-271-0770.
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