Monthly Membership Meetings

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


Please arrive after 12:30 pm to sign up for classes, get a cup of coffee, check out our raffle items and fundraising activities, ask questions of a Board Member or Committee Chairperson, etc.


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

The meeting place is the First Presbyterian Church located at 12225 N. 103rd Ave., Sun City, AZ.

(click here for map)


Click HERE to see prior speakers.

Feb 11, 2019

Michelle Roos Goodrum



Michelle Roos Goodrum is a member of the teaching team for Boston University's Genealogical Research Certificate Program and Genealogy Principles course.

Her genetic genealogy journey began when Michelle attended the first ever week-long DNA class. It was offered at the Genealogy Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP) in July of 2014 and taught by Debbie Parker Wayne, Blaine Bettinger, and CeCe Moore. She regularly attends genetic genealogy courses both online and in person.

Involved in genealogy since 1994, she is the caretaker of 140 years of her family's papers. Michelle loves land records, genetic genealogy, photography, and attending genealogy institutes and conferences.



DNA Tools and Tips





Jan 14, 2019



Becky Higgins

A scrapbooking industry legend, Becky Higgins is an author, writer, teacher, and product designer who combines a passion for living well and documenting life.


In 2009, Becky launched Project Life®, an innovative and easy-to-use memory-keeping system being used and appreciated around the world.


Project Life is also available in digital format, as well as the Project Life App.


Her online courses have helped countless people get a grip on where to begin and how to move forward with documenting and memory keeping in the simplest format.


Her new podcast, “Cultivate a Good Life” inspires listeners in so many areas of life — way beyond memory keeping.


You can find all things @BeckyHigginsLLC on social media, and visit


Becky and her husband David and 3 kids live in Peoria, Arizona.


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"Cultivate a Good Life

and Record It"