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 CAGGNI Proudly  Presents


Storyteller's Special Interest Group

With Marti Swanson

Sept. 12, 2015
10:30 AM

CAGGNI's Storyteller's Special Interest Group is for those interested in the DOING of family history writing and storytelling.  Do you need an assigned topic?  Do you need deadlines to help get you motivated?  Then join this group. 

The Storyteller's group is dedicated to writing family stories for sharing with family members and others.  Preserve your family's history legacy by writing and sharing your story.




                     by Eric Basir

19 Sep 2015 
10:30 AM

Watch while Eric demonstrates efficient techniques for restoring various types of documents. This includes newsprint, certificates, photo copied records and others. Audience members are encouraged to bring documents for this demonstration.

Eric Basir owns a photo retouching studio in Evanston, IL. He has served the genealogical community since 2002 as a teacher and author of three books and multiple videos about digital photo preservation and restoration.






Writer's Workshop

Presented by
Kate Thommes and Nancy Thomas

Saturday, March 8th
10:30 am

Schaumburg Township Public Library

Get inspired to get started writing about your family and the research you have accomplished. Tips will be given and time to begin writing will be offered.



GeneaQuest is back!  Save the Date for GeneaQuest 2016, CAGGNI's semi-annual all-day Conference, June 18, 2016 in Schaumburg.  Stay tuned for more info! 

Upcoming events
Note: Monthly Meeting location will be confirmed 90 days in advance.

12 Sep 2015 10:30 AM • Schaumburg Public Library
12 Sep 2015 12:45 PM • Schaumburg Public Library
19 Sep 2015 10:30 AM • Schaumburg Public Library
19 Sep 2015 12:45 PM • Schaumburg Public Library
26 Sep 2015 • email to newsletter@caggni.org
10 Oct 2015 10:30 AM • Schaumburg Public Library


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CAGGNI (The Computer Assisted Genealogy Group of Northern Illinois) is a group of amateur genealogists who are committed to using technology and the internet more effectively in support of their research activities. 

Monthly meeting topics cover a broad range of subjects of interest in supporting genealogical activities including software, tools, techniques and methodologies.  Additionally, monthly newsletters, support for both computer and genealogy issues and Internet surname exposure are among the benefits of membership. 

A variety of genealogy software packages are used by the membership. Popular software includes Family Tree Maker (FTM), Ancestry.com public member trees, Genii, Reunion, Personal Ancestral File (PAF), and The Master Genealogist (TMG).  We are also interested in personal websites, digital photography, handheld apps, and other ways to share our family histories.

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