PGSNYS Community Events

April 12, 2014  – Dave Newman presenting on Polish Genealogy at the WNYGS monthly meeting at the downtown Buffalo & Erie County Public Library in the Central Meeting Room.

June 6-7, 2014PolFest, Hamburg Fair Grounds, Hamburg, NY

Julty 19-20, 2014 - Cheektowaga Polish American Arts Festival, Cheektowaga Town Park, Harlem Road, Cheektowaga, NY.

September 13, 2014 – PGSNYS Genealogy Fair at St. Gabriel’s Church, Elma, NY

October 18, 2014: LDS Family History Center –  Annual Family History  Seminar. Polish presentation I & II in the afternoon.

Genealogy Sundays at Forest Lawn

Genealogy Sundays at Forest Lawn are at 2pm on the dates below. Forest Lawn is one of the largest repositories of individual and family heritage in Western New York.

Forest Lawn speaker Rhonda Konig, Grosvenor Room Librarian at Buffalo & Erie County’s Central Library, in the historic Forest Lawn chapel for an introduction to genealogy research, including basic concepts, types of records used, and an overview of genealogy resources available through the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library System. Seating is limited; reservations are required. Tickets for this Sunday In The Cemetery® Concert & Lecture Series event are $15. Get Tickets.

January 5 – 2pm – Genealogy 101
February 2 – 2pm – Print Resources for Genealogy Research
March 2 – 2pm – Genealogical Research Strategies – Where to begin
April 6 – 2pm – Once Upon a Time – template for life memories



PRESIDENT: Denise Oliansky
VICE PRESIDENT: (Immediate past President): David Newman
SECRETARY: Dolores Ferguson
TREASURER: Chuck Pyrak


Maureen Gleason
Walter Kloc
Pierre LaLoie
Patricia Neuland
Patricia Rooney

Photo: (L to R) Denise Oliansky, Maureen Gleason, Dolores Ferguson, Chuck Pyrak, Walter Kloc, Pierre LaJoie.

Absent from photo: Patrician Neuland, Patricia Rooney, David Newman.

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