2014 Programs


February 18, 10:00 A.M.

“Capturing Oral History with Saving Memories Forever” presented by Deena Coutant, Professional Genealogist, DigiDeena Consulting

Saving Memories Forever offers a simple solution to record and share stories.  The service uses a smartphone app that you—or your grandkids—could use to capture recordings anytime and anywhere the stories roll.  It also includes a private website where recordings can be uploaded, organized and enhanced with the addition of photos or documents.  If you have a smartphone, please bring it, and if you don’t, come anyway and learn how you can use the website for your stories.


February 18, 1:00 P.M.

“Cherokee Ranch and Castle History:  The History and Genealogy” presented by Meg Anderson and John Lake, caterers and friends of the late Tweet Kimball

Come and hear about Cherokee Ranch and Castle, the history of the area, as well as some of the genealogy of Tweet Kimball as told by the couple who catered, butlered and were friends of the lady of the castle.


March 11, 1:00 P.M.

“What’s New at Family Search”  presented by Concetta Kile, Littleton Family History Center

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March 18, 9:30 A.M.

“Introduction to Genealogy” presented by Deena Coutant, Professional Genealogist, DigiDeena Consulting

Are you curious about tracing your roots and learning more about the ancestors in your family tree? The popularity of genealogy as a hobby has exploded due to the ease of researching online and because of TV shows that illustrate how fun and addicting it can be. Learn how to get started and explore the many benefits of this hobby, from connecting with cousins to discovering your family’s origins.


March 18, 1:00 P.M.

“Thinking Outside the Pine Box” presented by Kirk Patton, Professional Genealogist, Fincastle Ancestry Research

A survey of death-related genealogical sources.


April 8, 1:00 P.M.

Book Discussion of The Night Sky by Maria Sutton, author

This talk pertains to German research


April 15, 1:00 P.M.

Columbine Writers Group Shares All


May 13, 1:00 P.M.

“A New Age Family History Tour” by Joyce Lohse, award-winning author, LohseWorks


May 20, Noon

Summer Luncheon, themed ”These Are a Few of My Favorite Things”


September 9, 1:00 P.M.

“Giving Away Your Family Tree,” by Dina Carson, author Iron Gate Publishing


September 16, 9:30 A.M.

Using Family Tree Maker 2014 Software (Part 1 of 3) by Deena Coutant, Professional Genealogist, DigiDeena Consulting


September 16, 1:00 P.M.

“The Most Prominent Citizens:  Using County and Local Histories to Locate Ancestors” by Cari Taplin, Professional Genealogist, GenealogyPANTS


October 14, 1:00 P.M.

“” by John Mears


October 21, 9:30 A.M.

Using Family Tree Maker 2014 Software (Part 2 of 3) by Deena Coutant, Professional Genealogist, DigiDeena Consulting


October 21, 1:00 P.M.

“Organized Chaos,” by Nancy Ratay


November 11, 1:00 P.M.

Annual Business Meeting and Elections

“Military Ancestors,” by Marilyn Elrod


November 18, 9:30 A.M.

Using Family Tree Maker 2014 Software (Part 3 of 3) by Deena Coutant, Professional Genealogist, DigiDeena Consulting


November 18, 1:00 P.M.

“Writing from a Journal” by Tom Tyler, Denver University Professor


December 9, Noon

Holiday Luncheon



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