Monthly Meetings

SVCGG has a general meeting the 2nd Saturday of every month except for Dec and a Reunion for the Mac meeting the 4th Thursday of every month except Nov/Dec. All of our meetings are free and open to the public. Anyone is welcome!

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November 2022 General Meeting:

November 12th - Online

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Meeting time: 10am-11:30am

Voila: Professional Charts to Impress Your Family

by Janet Hovorka

If your family isn’t interested, you’re just not showing it off right. The visual presentation of a family’s history is the most powerful communication tool for the genealogist. Charts can display what you have accomplished and explain your research to others by location, relationships and timelines. This class will teach easy ways to create various kinds of charts, large and small, and how you can use each type of chart to enhance your research.

Janet Hovorka ( spends her days helping genealogists all over the world preserve and share their family history. She owns Family ChartMasters ( having printed over 40,000 charts shipped to 68 countries. They are the official printers for every major genealogy company and are able to create beautiful fine art pieces as well as 600 foot family reunion charts for collecting more information.

Janet is the author of the Zap The Grandma Gap ( book and 9 workbooks to help people connect with their family by connecting them to their family history and has been a regular columnist for several journals. She is past President of the Utah Genealogical Association , past board member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, and taught business and genealogy courses at Salt Lake Community College for 15 years. Janet loves working with genealogists--the best people in the world.

Upcoming SVCGG General Meetings

January 14th 2023! - California History Missions and Their Records by Sheila Benedict

February 11th - Bring Family History Alive in Bite-Sized Projects by Marian Burk-Wood

March 25th - Collaboration wtih SCCHGS & SMCGS

April 8th - RootsTech Roundup led by Pamela Brigham

May 13th - Angel Island Immigration by Grant Din

Upcoming Reunion for the Mac Classes

October 27th - Large Format Charts with Bill George

November 17th - Working with Sources with Martha Wallace

Ongoing Classes

Meetings online every week just to get together and have a general discussion on genealogy topics

Thursday - No meeting August 4th

General discussion about intermediate/advanced genealogy topics

Time: 4pm-5pm Pacific