21 November 2011

Region VIII OGS AGM and Genealogy Day

Region VIII Ontario Genealogical Society
AGM and Genealogy Day
hosted by Ottawa Branch OGS

Saturday, April 21, 2012
City of Ottawa Central Archives
100 Tallwood Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

 Join us at the new City of Ottawa Archives at 100 Tallwood Drive, located on the southwest corner of Woodroffe Avenue and Tallwood Drive. Tallwood Drive is the western extension of Meadowlands Drive, from Woodroffe Ave to Centrepointe Drive. The entrance to the parking lot is from eastbound Tallwood Drive. Free parking is available in the lot.

9:30-10:00       Check-in.  Coffee and tea will be available on arrival.

Speakers include Robert Serré, Rick Roberts and one of the staff from the City Archives. Lunch is included in the price of admission. The City Archives will be open 10am to 5pm for research as well.
More details will be soon available on the Ottawa Branch website (http://ogsottawa.on.ca/)

Marketplace will feature Global Genealogy as well as the member organizations of Region VIII and some of the local heritage organizations.

Cost: $25 including lunch.

The building is a scent-free environment. Some staff have a severe allergic reaction to scents and fragrances. We urge people to use unscented products and to avoid perfumes, body spray and other fragrances.
Free parking is available in the lot but spaces are limited. There is three- hour parking on Avenshire Street. OC Transpo buses number 94, 95, 156, 172, 174, 178 stop at the corner of Tallwood and Woodroffe.   For more information about parking arrangements, please contact the security desk at 613-580-2424 extension 39731. All participants need to register at the security desk when they enter and sign out when they leave.
The building is only equipped with hydration station, not water fountains. Participants need to bring their own water bottle to refill.

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