The Sahyun Library will be closed from Dec. 10th to Jan. 2
due to the fire, air pollution, and transportation problems.
The General Meeting, scheduled for December 16th, is cancelled.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
The SBCGS General Meeting
scheduled for
Saturday, December 16, 2017
is cancelled.
Annual Holiday Share
We invite you to join us, bring a friend or family member
and, in the spirit of the season, share holiday
remembrances with your fellow genealogical community.
General Meetings are on the 3rd Saturday of each month except August
LOCATION: First Presbyterian Church, Constance and State;
TIME: 9:30 am Special Interest Groups;
10:30 am Short Business Meeting and Program.
316 Castillo Street, Santa Barbara, California, 93101
Karen Ramsdell, President of the Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society, was recently named the recipient of the 2017 Goleta’s  Woman of the Year Award for her dedication to aviation, education, and historical preservation. Karen was the former director of the Santa Barbara Airport, a past board member and president of the Goleta Valley Historical Society, and is active in genealogical and historical preservation causes since her retirement in 2013. (Full Noozhawk article here)

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FGS (Federation of Genealogical Societies) is an umbrella organization dedicated to supporting genealogical societies.                                               
FGS (Federation of Genealogical Societies) is an umbrella organization dedicated to supporting genealogical societies.

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