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About Us

 

bv genealogical society 3 smallerThe Bulkley Valley Genealogical Society(BVGS) was incorporated in 1996 under the Societies Act of B.C. We are also a charitable society. We have one room at the Learning Centre next to Muheim School on 3rd Avenue and have access to a large meeting room. Our members invite public access to an extensive library, microfiche readers, a microfilm reader-printer, scanner-photocopier and computers with highspeed internet access. We provide an active genealogy education and outreach program to the Bulkley Valley, from the Hazeltons to Burns Lake. Members' research areas have included Ontario, USA, UK, Ireland, Italy,  as well as central and eastern Europe.

The purposes of the society are to create and foster an interest in genealogy, preserve data, assist those persons interested in compiling their family history and to share ideas that aid in accurate research in genealogy.

 

 

BVGS Executive for 2019

 

President -         Drenna White
Vice President -  Sharon Eastabrook
Treasurer -        Gina Hetherington
Secretary -        Trudy Schatz

Directors -         Dirk Mendel (Membership), Lawrie Mcarthur, Patti Kryklywyi, John Fisher, Axel Peterson, Cathy Whalen

Our Library building in Meuheim School. 

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Our microfiche readers, copier and computer room.

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The indexed library.

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The microfiche reader.

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The computer.

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