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August 2020

Virtual Genealogy Group Meeting

August 13, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Register by calling  the Senior Resource Center at (815) 235-9777, ext. 254, to get the link to the Zoom session.

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September 2020

Genealogy Group to Meet

September 10, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The Genealogy Group will meet from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, via Zoom. The meeting is led by Terry Feinberg, former president of the Stephenson County Genealogical Society and professional genealogist, and monitored by Nancy Rutter, long-time Freeport Public Library History Room volunteer and Stephenson County Historical Society member. Register by contacting Julie at the Senior Resource Center, jhilliger@srcntr.org, or at (815) 235-9777, ext. 254, to receive the link to the Zoom session. The meeting is open to…

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October 2020

Genealogy Presentation Set

October 8, 2020 @ 3:30 pm

“Getting (Re)Started in Genealogy” will be presented at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8, via Zoom. The program will be presented by Terry Feinberg, a professional genealogist. This program is designed for those new and familiar to genealogy.  Using Ancestry and FamilySearch sites efficiently and appropriately for your own needs and finding key genealogy places online and in person, this program will connect you to the best places to find documents that will get you started or move you along.  The…

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Betty Crocker Lecture

October 30, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Local favorite Leslie Goddard will present a fun, illustrated lecture titled “Betty Crocker and Her Cookbook That Changed How America Cooks” at 1 p.m., Friday, October 30, via Zoom. Goddard has drawn standing-room-only crowds to the Senior Activity Center and the Winneshiek Playhouse for her portrayal of Amelia Earhart and Queen Elizabeth II. She also holds a Ph.D. and is noted historian. This lecture is presented free because the Senior Resource Center is using COVID-19 grant funds to pay for…

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November 2020

Heart to Heart Returns

November 9, 2020 @ 3:00 pm

Mark your calendar for a Heart to Heart presentation on Healthy Holiday Habits, set for 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, on Zoom. Janet Vrtol of the Stephenson County Health Department will present the program designed to give you tips to improve your health during the holidays. Call Julie at the Senior Resource Center at (815) 235-9777, ext. 254, or email jhilliger@srcntr.org to receive the link to the Zoom session.

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Genealogy Presentation Set

November 12, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

“Military Genealogy” will be presented from 3:30-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, via Zoom. The discussion will be presented by Terry Feinberg, a professional genealogist. This program is designed for those new and familiar to genealogy.  It will lead you to resources designed to provide you with information about your ancestors’ military service. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A session. Call Julie at (815) 235-9777, ext. 254, or email jhilliger@srcntr.org to receive the link to the Zoom program.

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Alzheimer’s Presentation

November 16, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

“Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research” will be presented by Joe Landmichl of the Alzheimer’s Association on Monday, Nov. 16, from 1 to 2:30 p.m. via Zoom. During the program, you will learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Participants must register for the free lecture by calling Julie…

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February 2021

February Genealogy Program

February 11 @ 3:30 pm

An overview of the website FamilySearch with a side discussion on genealogy will be presented from 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, via Zoom. The presentation will be led by Robert McDonald, Freeport Family History Center director. He will explore FamilySearch’s goals and services and lead attendees on a tour of the site’s many features. Email Julie at jhilliger@srcntr.org to receive the link to the Zoom program. Details are on Page XX.

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March 2021

March Genealogy Program

March 11 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

March’s Zoom Genealogy presentation will focus on “Digging Into Cemeteries” and will highlight information that can be gleaned from in-person and online cemetery searches and cemetery records. It will be led by Nancy Rutter, Stephenson County Historical Society volunteer. This presentation will be on Thursday, March11, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Email Julie at jhilliger@srcntr.org to begin the registration process.

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Understanding Emotional Eating: How Stress Impacts Hunger & Appetite

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

If you find yourself eating for reasons other than physical hunger, this 90-minute Zoom session could be for you. “Understanding Emotional Eating: How Stress Impacts Hunger & Appetite” will be presented by Diane Reinhold, University of Illinois Extension nutrition and wellness educator. During this presentation, Reinhold will increase your awareness of how emotions and stress affect eating habits and heighten your ability to identify emotional triggers leading to emotional eating, and provide helpful steps for you to reach your wellness…

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April 2021

APRIL GENEALOGY PROGRAM

April 8 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

April’s Zoom Genealogy presentation will focus on “Not Just Ellis Island: Using Immigration Records in Your Genealogy Search.” It will highlight information that can be gleaned from the records at Ellis Island and other U.S. ports of entry. It will be led by Terry Feinberg, a professional genealogist and Stephenson County Genealogical Society volunteer. Email Julie at jhilliger@srcntr.org to begin the registration process. The presentation is sponsored by the Senior Resource Center and the Stephenson County Genealogical Society.

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