JEFFERSON PARISH, LOUISIANA
June 2, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NEW GENEALOGY SERIES TO BEGIN JUNE 15
WILL HONOR THE MEMORY OF SAL SERIO
METAIRIE, LA – A new series of nine genealogy classes will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesdays beginning June 15, at the East Bank Regional Library, 4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie.
These presentation is free of charge and open to the public. Registration is not required.
The new series of classes replace the one originally scheduled by Sal Serio, curator of the American Italian Research Center, who died on Monday, May 23.
The volunteer speakers listed below are all friends of Serio’s and they felt that the continuation of his courses was a good way to honor the many years of service he devoted to genealogical issues.
1 p.m., Wednesday, June 15 – Bringing Your Ancestors to Life with Rhonda Roederer.
1 p.m., Wednesday, June 22 – Obstacle or Opportunity: Pathway to Genealogy Gems with Rhonda Roederer.
1 p.m., Wednesday, June 29 – Orleans Archdiocese Records with Jack Belsom.
1 p.m., Wednesday, July 6 – Census Records with Rhonda Roederer.
1 p.m., Wednesday, July 13 – Become a Tombstone Tourist with Rhonda Roederer.
1 p.m., Wednesday, July 20 – DNA Research with Phyllis Cosentino.
1 p.m., Wednesday, July 27 – Family Secrets Uncovered with Rhonda Roederer.
1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 3 – South Louisiana Repositories of Family History Records with Marguerite Scully.
1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 10 – African American History with Gaynell Brady
1 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 17 - TBD.
For more information regarding this presentation, contact Chris Smith, Manager of Adult Programming for the library, at 504-889-8143 or email@example.com.
In accordance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Jefferson Parish shall not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs or activities. Library patrons that require auxiliary aids or devices or other reasonable accommodation under the ADA should submit requests to the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours in advance or as soon as possible. A 72-hour notice is needed to request Certified ASL interpreters. ADA Coordinator / Office of Citizens with Disabilities, 1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Suite 210 Jefferson, LA 70123; (504) 736-6086; ADA@jeffparish.net.
The Jefferson Parish Library system consists of 16 locations that stretch from the Lakeshore Branch on the edge of Lake Pontchartrain to the Grand Isle Branch just steps away from the Gulf of Mexico. The library system consists of two large regional libraries and seven branches on each side of the Mississippi River. The East Bank Regional Library (4747 W. Napoleon, Metairie) serves as library headquarters. For more information, contact the library at (504) 838-1100 or www.jefferson.lib.la.us.
For more information about Jefferson Parish, visit www.jeffparish.net. Residents can also recieve regular updates by following the Parish on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@JeffParishGov) or by texting JPALERT or JPNOTICIAS to 888-777.
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1221 Elmwood Park Boulevard, Suite 1002
Jefferson, LA 70123
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Gretchen Hirt Gendron, PIO