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We have agreed to cosponsor The East Idaho Family History Conference with the East Idaho Group and Utah Genealogical Association.
The date: 14 October 2017
The place: University Place, Idaho Falls, Idaho
The schedule: Tentative at this point. They are planning on 5 sessions and time to visit with vendors from Idaho and Utah. We will hold our annual conference as part of this conference. Registration information will be forthcoming.
Information: East Idaho Family History Conference

Board Meetings

The Idaho Genealogical Society Board of Directors holds its business meetings at Garbanzo's Pizza. Everyone is welcome to attend. Garbanzo's Pizza is located at the corner of Five Mile and Lake Hazel, 10497 Lake Hazel Road, Boise, Idaho 83709. It is next door to the Lake Hazel Library.
Upcoming meetings:
October 18, 2017, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Dead Relative Collectors Meetings

Watch here for details of the Dead Relative Collectors (DRC) meetings. The date, time and location will vary and will include field trips. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Our next DRC meeting will be November 9, 2017, 10:00 a. m., at 7557 W. Ustick Road, Boise, ID 83704 (Corner of Cole and Ustick). Join us and learn what we learned at the Eastern Idaho Family History Conference.

Links to Neighboring States' Genealogical Organizations

Montana State Genealogical Society Montana State Genealogical Society
Oregon Genealogical Society Oregon Genealogical Society
Utah Genealogical Association Utah Genealogical Association
Washington State Genealogical Society Washington State Genealogical Society