Interested in studying your heritage? The Temecula Valley Geneological Society meets on the second Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Temecula City Hall Conference Room, at 41000 Main St., in Old Town Temecula. The meetings are free and open to the public.
The next meeting will take place July 11 at City Hall. Doors open at 5:30 and the general meeting will begin at 6 p.m. The topic is "Am I Black or Am I White? A Real Louisiana Creole Exposes the Truth Using DNA" by speaker Dallas Bordenave. Bordenave, a native of New Orleans, will share his entertaining and educational search for his ancestry, done primarily with DNA research. Visitors will learn how DNA can aid in genealogy searches. Refreshments will be served at the meeting.
Aside from this meeting, there are volunteers available to help with genealogy research at the Temecula Public Library from 1 to 3 p.m. July 9 and 26. On July 12, the African-American Interest Group "Ask An Expert" meeting will be held at the Temecula Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Participants doing research can listen in or ask questions. Professional genealogists will also be available for assistance.
For more information visit www.tvgs.net.