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.

 

The first half hour you are invited to sign up for classes, get a cup of coffee, check out the raffle items, fundraising opportunities, ask questions of a Board Member or Committee Chairperson, etc.

 

The short business meeting will start at 1:30 p.m. sharp with our featured speaker immediately following.


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

(click here for map)

 

The meetings are open to the public as well as members. Click HERE to see prior speakers.


MEETING SPEAKER TOPIC

Oct 8, 2018

 

 

Kersti Canon


.Stemming from a family of educators, Kersti was instilled with the love of history and travel.

 

This love was enhanced when at 18 she read a family biography of her great-great-grandfather; so intrigued by this, she has dedicated 39 years to this passion for genealogy and all the history and mystery that makes us who we are.

 

After 10 years in the Air Force and 25 years in the corporate world, Kersti shifted to what makes her truly happy and that is merging Ancestry and Travel.

 

Her belief is our past makes us unique and who we are today; what better way to learn about where you came from, then to walk the path and branches of your family tree.

 

Her passion is to make dreams a reality; giving her clients the ultimate gift of knowing where they come from. Taking your family stories and scratch bits of paper and put them together in a family tree.

 

Take that tree and sculpt the ultimate family or personal trip, bringing the past forward so you can immerse yourself in your DNA.

 

Touch and taste your way across the old country and feel what it's truly like to live the past.

Topic Description:

 

 

"Heritage Travel - Walk Their Footsteps”

 

Taking your family tree and turning it into the trip of a lifetime. Learn how to take the notes and memories and turn them into an amazing adventure. Crafting out the perfect trip, including genealogy meet and greets, self-drive or guided tours of the towns and villages where your ancestors came from. Learning how to trace your family tree to the desired locations, churches, graveyards, etc. and if possible include meets and greets with actual family members. Taking what you have heard about all your life and turning it into an educational dream of bringing the past into the present.