Membership meetings are held in-person the second Monday of each month between September and May; beginning at 1:00 p.m. and end at about 3:00 p.m. They are free and open to the public.

Please arrive after 12:30 pm to sign up for classes, SIGs, or the 2022 Seminar, ask questions of a Board Member or Committee Chairperson, etc. Note: We will not be offering coffee at this time.

The short business meeting will start at 1:00 pm sharp followed by our featured speaker.

For those who are unable to attend membership meetings in person, recordings may be available on the WVGS website for members only if the speaker gives permission to record the presentation. The length of time the recording will be available after the meeting (up to 30 days) is determined by the speaker.

If provided by the speaker, handouts will be posted on the WVGS website prior to the meeting. You may print one copy of a speaker’s handout for your personal use. Paper copies of handouts will not be available at monthly meetings. The speaker owns the copyright to the presentation and handout which are used by WVGS only with the speaker’s written permission.

In-person meetings are held at the First Presbyterian Church located at 12225 N. 103rd Ave., Sun City, AZ. (click here for map

2022-2023 Monthly Meeting Schedule

 Date  Speaker  Topic
 Sep 12, 2022  Peggy Ash  Document Analysis
 Oct 10, 2022  WVGS Past Presidents  60th Anniversary Past Presidents Panel
 Nov 14, 2022  Kim Harrison  Genealogical Research Using Railroad Records
 Dec 12, 2022  Emily Garber  “When It Takes a Village: Applying Cluster Research Techniques”
 Jan 9, 2023  Pam LaFond  Cemeteries, Graveyards and Headstones
 Feb 13, 2023  Bonnie Bossert  Investigative Genetic Genealogy
 Mar 13, 2023  Suzanne Brayer  The Mayflower; an Interesting Mix of Passengers
 Apr 10, 2023  Robert Wilbanks  TBA
 May 15, 2023  Jackie Menasco  Stories Behind the Stars: The World War II Fallen
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