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Constitution Week Luncheon & Seminar
September 14, 2019 @ 10:45 am - 3:30 pm$24
In commemoration of Constitution Week, the St. Petersburg and Tampa Chapters NSSAR are collaborating to sponsor a special SAR-DAR Luncheon, followed by a two session Seminar.
President Bob Rogers of St. Petersburg and President John Goolsby of Tampa would like to invite your DAR chapters and their interested guests to this special patriotic and educational event to be held on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 in the St. Petersburg Yacht Club Main Ballroom. (11 Central Ave, St. Petersburg)
The day’s activities will consist of two components: The Joint SAR/DAR Meeting and an afternoon two-session seminar.
Special Guest Speaker: Mr. Joseph Hardesty, Head Librarian / Director of the NSSAR Library, Louisville, Kentucky
Mr. Hardesty will speak first at the SAR/DAR luncheon, and then present two afternoon education sessions.
The Constitution Luncheon will be structured as a “Joint SAR/DAR Meeting” and will include both SAR and DAR opening rituals.
Chapter banners are most welcome. This promises to be an extraordinary event, and a delightful day full of patriotism, fun and education.
As always, we thank you for your participation and look forward to see you there.
I. SAR-DAR Constitution Week Luncheon – Guest Speaker Topic: The SAR Library: A Treasure Trove for Researchers
II. Afternoon Seminar: “The Library Comes to You”: two one hour sessions:
(a) Secrets of Using Family Search.org Research Wiki, and Family Search.org Catalog
(b) The History of the US Federal Census: What it can tell us about our ancestors in historical context
Luncheon – St. Petersburg Yacht Club SAR/DAR Luncheon: $24, parking included; (meal is: Herb roasted Chicken Coq au Vin & Yacht Club’s Topsail Carmel Flan)
Seminar – Afternoon Seminar Sessions: No charge for DAR, compliments of the St. Petersburg and Tampa Chapters SAR Education Initiative
For those wishing to attend the education seminar sessions only, no meal purchase is necessary. (also, no seminar fee)
Event Schedule (tentative)
10:45 AM Arrival and seating
11:00 Introduction and Welcome, Rituals
11:30-12:30 Guest Speaker: Mr. Joseph Hardesty, Head Librarian NSSAR
Topic: The NSSAR Library: A Treasure Trove for Researchers
12:30 1:30 Lunch Service
1:30 – 2:15 Seminar Session 1: Secrets of Using Family Search.org Research Wiki, and Using Family Search.org Catalog
2:30- 3:30 Seminar Session 2: History of the US Federal Census: What it can tell us about our ancestors in historical context