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Tuesday, October 16, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
200 North Main Street, Bloomington, IL

In the Governor Fifer Courtroom on the 2nd floor. Please use the south entrance on Washington Street.

PROGRAM: "Knowing the DNA Hand You're Dealt"


Carol Genung, Professional Genealogist and MCGS Board member, will discuss DNA testing, results, and third party tools to make the most of your test results. Carol is a Professional Genealogist specializing in Genetic Genealogy and DNA Applications. She has helped a number of people find their biological parents, siblings, and other relatives. She also performs traditional genealogy research services and lineage application research. Genealogy has been her passion since 1992 and profession since 2013, when she founded Illuminated Ancestries.

Our monthly meetings are always open to the public; everyone is invited to attend.

Refreshments will be served.

For questions or more information, please contact Pat Perkins at or 309-454-4371.

Join us for fun, fellowship, and a great presentation!


Monday, November 5, 2018, 6:00 p.m.
206 East Olive Street, Bloomington, IL


PROGRAM: Book Talk and Book Fair

Presented by Tim Pinnick, accomplished researcher, national speaker and author. African American book talks are specifically designed to educate genealogists on the value of using historical books in research. By attending, a person should gain a better understanding of the role of books in the pursuit of African American family history and learn strategies for accessing the necessary books. Individuals will be able to do hands on examination of a large number of books and ask questions. A mixture of old and new books will be available for purchase. Only a singel copy of some of the books will be available. Cash, checks, and credit cards accepted.

For questions or more information, please contact Pat Perkins at

Join us for an informative presentation!



2018 Meeting Dates

Unless otherwise noted, all general meetings are held on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
on the second floor of the McLean County Museum of History.


Board of Directors

January 9
February 13
March 13
April 10
May 8
June 12
July 10
August 14
September 11
October 9
November 13
December 11

General Membership & Public

February 20
March 20
April 17
May 15
June 19
July 17
September 18
October 16
November 20
December--NO MEETING

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