Workshop will focus on scanning photos, negatives, documents

GENEALOGY Sunshine Coast August workshops, Open Day and the Annual General Meeting have been successfully completed and the September workshops and Merle Black's five week Beginner's course are about to start.

The newly elected executive are president Mary Morris, secretary Sandra Sutton and treasurer Lynne Callaghan.

The September workshop to be held on Saturday, September 26 from 9.30am until noon is titled Preserve Family History.

The workshop will focus on scanning photos, slides, negatives, documents and more which are the basics of archival scanning and storage and organisation of photo collections.

There will also be tips on repairing damage via digital copies of original photos plus scanning basics, editing photos and adding them to your family trees.

The afternoon workshop will be from 1pm to 3.30pm with demonstrations of useful resources for family research.

It will be a great introduction to the library with Milli Kafcaloudis explaining different ways to use resources .

Cost for GSC members is $8 per workshop or $15 for both. Bookings preferred.

Non-members $10 per workshop or $20 for both. Genealogy Sunshine Coast Resource Centre is located Petrie Park Road, Nambour.

Phone 5441 4266 or email Website:

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