OGS Announces Fall Retreat
In years past, OGS offered a one-day Fall Seminar, but this year we have decided to do something a little different. Join us at our Fall Retreat to be held at the Mohican Lodge from 27-29 September, featuring Kelli Bergheimer, Lauren Kuntzman, Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, and Russ Pollitt. Space is limited and participants must register in advance. Registration is $120 for OGS members; $150 for nonmembers. Registration includes a Saturday luncheon. Sessions will be held Friday afternoon and all day Saturday. Lodge rooms are $99 per night, plus tax.
Located in Ashland County, Ohio, about five miles south of downtown Loudonville, the 1,110-acre Mohican State Park offers outstanding opportunities for visitors to explore one of Ohio’s most stunning natural regions. Visitors can truly experience the wildernes and relax in the evening at the luxurious Mohican State Park lodge, which offers a gift shop, heated indoor and outdoor pools, and fitness room. During your stay, take in the view of beautiful Pleasant Hill Lake and the surrounding hills while eating by the grand fireplace. The Mohican restaurant, Bromfield’s Dining Room, is open daily and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Dinner offerings include daily specials, seafood, Italian dishes, salads, soups, and sandwiches.
OGS Seeking Digital Librarian
OGS is excited to announce that we are currently accepting applications for a digital librarian within the organization. Under the general guidance of the OGS Library Director, this full-time position is responsible for leading and supervising a team of staff and volunteers; work with a professional web development vendor in the creation and maintenance of the OGS website; manage digital projects; assumes responsibility for the operation of the OGS Library in the absence of the director; and trains staff, volunteers, board members, and customers/researchers onsite at the OGS Library and remotely. Individuals interested can click here for further details on the position, including job duties and qualifications. To apply, please send a cover letter along with a resume and references to Thomas S. Neel, OGS Library Director at email@example.com by 15 July 2019.
Find Your Family History with OGS
Tracing your roots is fascinating and rewarding — and tricky sometimes. The Ohio Genealogical Society makes it easier and more fun! Local chapters throughout the state host regular meetings that cover the how-tos in a casual group setting. Annual state conferences, summer workshops, boot camp for beginners — all offer assistance for beginners and even experienced family history researchers. Online databases and educational resources help members find ancestors in Ohio and beyond. Publications target Ohio research and history.
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Win-Win is Still Available!
OGS is excited to re-introduce a proven membership program which benefits OGS and OGS chapters as well. Effective immediately, new members to OGS may designate that their local OGS chapter receives a $5.00 rebate from their new membership application. This does not apply to renewals. Dues are $40.00 for twelve months for a single membership. Other rates are available here. Download this form and join now!