Happy Anniversary WVGS! Celebrating 45 years!

Celebrating 45 years of continuous service to the genealogy community. WVGS will continue our 45th Anniversary donation celebration throughout the year.  You may make your donations at General Meetings, at the Library during normal business hours and online at the WVGS store.


WVGS “Thanks you”, for 45 years of supporting our programs, volunteering your time and your generous donations.




Fundraiser News


Publisher Marsha Peterson-Maass has allowed WVGS members to purchase her book Fundamentals of Genealogy: The Most Helpful Tools You’ve Never Used. $24.99, while supplies last. Purchase at the Library, WVGS General Meeting and Annual WVGS Seminar! see more




New raffle will begin at the January 8, 2018, General Meeting. You have four chances to win!


Four beuatiful hand made scarves will be raffled at the February 12, 2018, General Meeting. Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 tickets for $5.00. see more


We need your aluminum cans! Please continue to collect your aluminum cans and bring them with you to each General Meeting.




Research Trips

The West Valley Genealogical Society organizes research trips to Washington DC and Salt Lake City each year; see the Activities page for current information on all of the trips.


• Washington DC trip is November 28 - December 6, 2018.  Get on board and start planning now! click here


•  Salt Lake City Trip,  If you missed this opportunity in 2017, check your calendar for March 13 - March 21, 2018 and plan ahead!  23 enthusiastic genealogists made this trip, March 14 through March 22, 2017.    Family History Search Library and more.    click here for more.



Annual Seminar   


WVGS Full Day Seminar - Saturday, February 17, 2018


Cyndi's List 'LIVE'!

Cyndi Ingle

Registration is closed! Our event is sold out!

For questions, please contact Michelle Warren at 623-875-2788.


8:30-9:00 am registration - Seminar: 9:00-3:30 pm

Cyndi Ingle is the owner and webmaster of Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet,, a categorized index to over 336,000 online resources. click here for more details


Cyndi's Topics:

      - A Guided Tour of Cyndi’s List 2.0

      - The Hidden Web: Digging Deeper

      - Ten Resources I Use Every Day: Miscellaneous Tips for the Online Researcher

      - Maintaining An Organized Computer