|Interest Group Name
|Canadian Interest Group
Contact: Jim Hirsch email@example.com
Location: MGS Library unless otherwise noted.
Library staffing: the 3rd Saturday of each month from 10 - 1
Ruth Charest, Surname File Resources, available on Canadian Saturdays or by appointment.
|DNA Interest Group
The DNA Interest Group provides a forum for discussion and learning about DNA testing and its uses for genealogists and family history enthusiasts.
The group meets monthly at area libraries and has a Facebook group
|Family Tree Maker Interest Group
||Contact: Phil Schiller MNGS.FTM.PJS@gmail.com
The Family Tree Maker interest group offers users of this genealogy software an opportunity to learn, exchange ideas and solve issues. The group meets about every two months on the third or fourth Saturday, from 10 to 12, at the Genealogy Center. The meeting schedule will always be posted on the MGS calendar. Facebook Group
|Legacy Users Group
||Contact: Bob Rowe firstname.lastname@example.org - 651-407-0017
The Legacy Users Group provides help and training for using the Legacy Family Tree software package. The group meets monthly on the first Saturday morning from 9am to noon at MGC The meeting schedule will always be posted on the MGS calendar.
|RootsMagic Users Group
||Contact: Heather Pedersen email@example.com
The RootsMagic Group provides help and training for using the RootsMagic software package.
||Contact: Kathy Lund firstname.lastname@example.org
A group sharing approaches to writing a family story.
Individual Organization Membership
|National Danish-American Genealogical Society (NDAGS)
||Contact: Steven Rixen - email@example.com
Website: www.danishgenealogy.org Location: Danish American Center, 3030 West River Parkway South, Minneapolis.
Membership: $20/year individual; $25/year family
|Norwegian-American Genealogical Association
||Contact: Troy Rognrud - firstname.lastname@example.org
Membership: $15/year Newsletter Only, $20/year Individual, $25 Family. Add $7 to the above prices if you are outside the US.
|Polish Genealogical Society of Minnesota
||Contact: Terry Kita - email@example.com
Library staffing: A PGSMN member staffs the Library from 1:00pm til 4:00 pm, first Saturday/month. "Polish Night at the Library"-an expert is available from 6:00-9:00 pm, 2nd Thursday of the month.
Membership: $20 per year.
|Romanian Genealogy Society
||Contact: Vicki Albu firstname.lastname@example.org
Membership dues are $20.00 per calendar year.
|Swedish Genealogical Society of Minnesota
||Contact: email email@example.com
Library staffing: The third Thursday of each month from 10 to 4
Membership: $20/year for US and $24/year for foreign, $25/year for family.
|Yankee Genealogical Society
$15 per year includes digital Newsletter
$20 per year includes mailed Newsletter
Individual Organization Membership
|Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International
||Contact: Kevin Hurbanis President@cgsi.org 651-964-2322
Library staffing: the 1st Saturday of each month 1-4 pm Membership for an Individual is $35 per year and a family membership is $40.
|Germanic Genealogy Society
||Contact: Tom Furst - firstname.lastname@example.org
Library: Concordia University Library Technology Center, 1282 Concordia Avenue, Hamline & I-94, St. Paul, MN
Membership: $20/year, see the benefits of membership and other plans
|Irish Genealogical Society International
||Contact: Ann Eccles - President@irishgenealogical.org
Library staffing: 10 am. to 4 pm., second Saturday of each month.
|Ostfriesen Genealogical Society of America
||Contact: Lin Strong - email@example.com - (952) 939-0617
Research facility at MGS Library
Mailing address is; OGSA, 1670 South Robert Street, #333, West St. Paul, MN 55118
Membership: $22/year - Download PDFs from our website or $32/year USA for mailed copies and download access, $45/year outside USA.
Affiliate of Germanic Genealogy Society
|Contact: Margie Deutsch - firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet the 1st Saturday of the month at 1:30 pm at the MGC. We staff the MGS library on the 1st Saturday of the month, 10 AM - 1 PM. Membership $18 per year for people within 150 miles of MGC. $15 for all others.