Pikes Peak Genealogical Society

PPGS Subgroups

Each PPGS subgroup is FREE and all are welcome! The schedules may vary depending on facilitator schedule and meeting room availability. If you're interested, it's best to contact the facilitator to be sure you're on the group's mailing list and to verify next meeting time.
DNA Study Group
Meets 7 p.m., third Thursdays, Aspen Room, Penrose Library.
Next meeting: July 20
Facilitator:  Nicole Wing
July 20: Using DNA to Get Beyond a Brickwall at About 1790. Bring your own brickwalls that might be addressed by this technique.
    Facililtator: Larry Fenton
Aug. 17: Exploring Heath Risks through DNA Testing
    Facilitator: Jackie Keller and Kate Crow of Penrose Hospital.
Sept. 21: Personal mentoring for beginning and more advanced genetic genealogy.
    Facilitators: Nicole Wing, Wendy Dillenschneider, Linda Vixie
Oct. 19: Introduction to GEDmatch
Nov. 16:
Family Tree Maker Software Users Group           
Usually meets 7–8:30 p.m., second Thursday of odd months
Next FTM meeting: To be Determined: depending on when FTM next version comes out, still in Beta Testing!  Topics:  Overview of new 2017 "syncable" FTM version, managing duplicate people, cleaning up media files. Location: East Library, community room, 7 to 8:30 pm.
French-Canadian Genealogy
Contact facilitator to add your name to the mailing list. Group hasn't started meeting yet.
Facilitator: Nicole Wing
Genealogy Sharing Session
No sharing session in July.
Facilitator: Joey Bippus
Hands-on exploration on directed topics. Bring your laptop.
German Genealogy Research
Next Meeting:  Sunday, July 30, East Library, room F-1, 1:30 to 4 pm.
Facilitator: Joey Bippus
Irish Genealogy
Next Meeting:  To be determined!
Facilitator: Bob Golden
Legacy Family Tree Software Users Group
Meets 6:30 p.m., Usually meets the second Thursday of even months.
Next meeting: Aug. 10, 6:30 to 8:30 pm, Place: Penrose Library, Aspen Room.
Facilitator: Dale Watts