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== The Orem Utah Sunset Heights Multi-Stake Family History Center  ==
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=== The Orem Utah Sunset Heights Multi-Stake Family History Center  ===
  
<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">We s</span><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">erve p</span><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">atrons in the four stake area of Cherry Hill, Lakeview, Sunset </span>Heights and Vineyard. The location is adjacent to Utah Valley University.<br>  
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We serve patrons in the four stake area of Cherry Hill, Lakeview, Sunset Heights and Vineyard. The location is adjacent to Utah Valley University.<br>  
  
We offer:<br>• One-on-one assistance<br>• Free access to subscription websites<br>• Classes on Family Tree, FamilySearch, subscription websites and various research topics<br>
 
  
=== Center Contacts and Hours Location<br>  ===
 
  
*'''Address:''' '''1260 South 400 West, Orem, Utah'''
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We offer:<br>• One-on-one assistance<br>• Free access to subscription websites<br>• Classes on Family Tree, FamilySearch, subscription websites and various research topics<br>  
*Ring bell to gain access. Get a parking pass from center for use before 3 pm.<br>
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=== Center Location ===
  
'''E-mail:''' ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net
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Address: 1260 South 400 West, Orem, Utah
  
===== Check out our '''webpage''': http://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com/<br>  =====
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Ring bell to gain access. Get a parking pass from center for use before 3 pm.  
  
==== '''Open Hours:'''  ====
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E-mail: ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net
  
*'''Monday, Thursday and Friday: 10 am to 4 pm'''
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=== Hours ===
*'''Tuesday and Wednesday: 10 am to 4 pm and 6:30 pm to 9 pm'''<br>
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(Call after 8pm. If no patrons are at center, staff may close the center.)
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 Monday, Thursday and Friday: 10 am to 4 pm
  
'''Group Reservation:''' Contact or email Directors: Cheryl and Ken Fugal, 801-221-4774, clfugal@gmail.com
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 Tuesday and Wednesday: 10 am to 4 pm and 6:30 pm to 9 pm (Call after 8 pm. If there are no patrons, staff may close the center.)
  
== <br> '''Holiday Schedule:'''<br> ==
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 Saturday: 10 am to 1 pm
  
*Closed Christmas and New Years - Monday, December 16 thru Wednesday, January 1, 2014. There will be no classes scheduled at the Sunset Heights Tri-stake Family History Center in the month of December.
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Group Reservation: Contact Assistant Directors Rod (801-800-0252) or Pat (801-800-0025) Cuthbert to schedule the date and time.  
*Closed Martin Luther King Day - Monday January 20, 2014
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*Closed General Conference - Saturday April 5, 1014
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*Closed Preidents Day -&nbsp;Monday, February 17, 2014
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*Closed General Conference – Saturday, April 5, 1014
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*Closed Memorial Day weekend - Saturday, May 24 and Monday May 26, 2014
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*Closed Independence Day – Friday, July 4, 2014
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*Closed Pioneer Day – Thursday, July 24
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*Closed Labor Day – Monday, September 1, 2014
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*Closed General Conference – Saturday, October 4, 2014<br>
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*Closed Friday October 31 after 4pm, 2014
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*Closed Thanksgiving - Wednesday - Saturday, November 26-29, 2014
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*Closed Christmas and New Years - Monday, December 22 thru Thursday, January 1, 2014.
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== '''Upcoming Classes''' ==
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=== Holiday Schedule: ===
  
'''All classes taught at Sunset Heights FHC.''' Our Focus this year is to teach you how to use the many tools found on FamilySearch.<br>
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Closed for Christmas and New Years - Monday, December 16 through Wednesday, January 1, 2014
  
<u>'''We offer BASIC HELP any time'''</u> <u>'''we ore ope'''</u>'''<u>n in three areas:</u>'''
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Closed Martin Luther King Day - Monday January 20, 2014<br>  
  
#Getting Started with Your Family History
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Closed Presidents Day - Monday, February 17, 2014
#Using Family Tree
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#Using Family Search
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Classes are 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 11am and 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 7pm.<br>
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Closed General Conference – Saturday, April 5, 1014
  
'''<u>Family History Writing Class</u> Every Wednesday, 1-3 PM'''
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Closed Memorial Day weekend - Saturday, May 24 and Monday May 26, 2014
  
Henry Miles uses a fun approach to writing your family history in “one experience essays.” To prepare for class, attendees should choose one experience to write about and come to class prepared to relate that experience orally. This class will be taught every week, same day and time. You are encouraged to come as many times as you want to gain the skill necessary to create an interesting and readable record of your family’s history. Brother Miles techniques involve a lot of class participation and will make the writing task easier and more efficient. He will help edit your work and aid you into eventually turning them into a book if you desire.<br>
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Closed Independence Day – Friday, July 4, and Saturday July 5, 2014
  
<u>'''FS Research Courses to Learn at Home'''</u><br>
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Closed Pioneer Day – Thursday, July 24 , 2014
  
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 at 11am - and Tuesday Nov. 25, 2013, 7 pm<br>
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Closed Labor Day – Monday, September 1, 2014
  
Learn how to find and use the Research Courses in the learning center of FamilySearch, so you can receive expert help in the areas you are researching. Instructor: Barbara Howell.<br>
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Closed General Conference – Saturday, October 4, 2014
  
<u>'''Photos and Stories -FamilySearch/Family Tree Class'''</u><br>
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Closed Friday October 31 after 4 pm, 2014
  
Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, 11 am&nbsp; - and&nbsp; - Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, 7 pm<br>
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Closed Thanksgiving - Wednesday after 1 pm, througjh Saturday, November 26-29, 2014
  
Learn how to enhance Family Tree with photos and stories of your ancestors. It is fun and easy. Let us help you get started. Bring at least 5 ancestral photos and a short story on a flash drive that you can add in the hands-on experience portion of the class.<br>
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Closed for Christmas and New Years - Monday, December 22 through Thursday, January 1, 2015
  
==== Future Class Schedule: ====
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=== One on One Help ===
  
'''&lt;a href="http://sunsetheightsfhc.wordpress.com/"&gt;Click here&lt;/a&gt;''' to see our Blog.
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We offer BASIC HELP any time we ore open in three areas:  
  
==== Staff Training Meetings  ====
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Getting Started with Your Family History - Using Family Tree - Using Family Search
  
*Second Tuesday evening each month at 7 pm.<br>
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=== Classes and Workshops  ===
  
=== Center Resources  ===
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Our Focus this year is to teach you how to use the many tools found on FamilySearch.
  
==== Collections
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Our classes are regularly scheduled during the 1st and 3rd weeks of each month.
  
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 One class is taught the '''first Tuesday''' at 11 am and repeated the '''first Thursday''' at 7 pm.
  
*&lt;a href="https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog"&gt;'''Family History Library Catalog:'''&lt;/a&gt; This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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 The second class is taught the '''3rd Tuesday''' at 11 and repeated the '''3rd Thursday''' at 7 pm.
*''(List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)''
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In January, May and October the first of each class falls on a Thursday and is repeated the next Tuesday.
  
==== Databases and Software  ====
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All classes taught at Sunset Heights FHC.
  
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=== Writers Workshop every Wed at 3:30 pm  ===
  
*&lt;a href="http://fhc.familysearch.org/"&gt;'''FHC Portal:'''&lt;/a&gt; This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.
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Henry Miles presents a fun approach to writing your family history in “one experience essays.” To prepare for class, attendees should choose one experience to write about and come to class prepared to relate that experience orally.  
*'''Record managment programs''': Legacy, Rootsmagic, Ancestral Quest, Family Tree Maker, PAF, FamilyInsight
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*Pedigree Resource File discs 1-145
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*Microfilms and microfiche
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*Scanner and Photoshop software
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*Map My family Tree, PAF Companion
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*AniMap Software.  
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*Nauvoo Database
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*Mormon Immigration Vital Record Database
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*Books to assist research such as: ''Sources, Red Book, Philmont Parish Register,''
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=== February Classes:  ===
  
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
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'''''Ancestry 1''''' by Jeanne Gunnell Tues Feb 18 @ 11 am or Thurs Feb 20 @ 7 pm
  
*Microfilm and microfiche reader
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Learn how to navigate through Ancestry.com’s 12 billion historical records and 55 million family trees to help search out your family history. This is the first of 3 classes that will be offered and is an overview of the records available.
*12 computers with access to familysearch.org portal
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*Wireless internet access with plugs and room for tables and access for up to 30 laptops
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=== Center Services ===
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=== March Classes: ===
  
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
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'''''Clearing Names for Temple Work and Printing FORs''''' by Dennis Herre
  
''Powerpoint presentations for Boy Scout Merit Badge''
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Finding individuals and families that need temple ordinances, preparing the names, checking for duplication, rules for name submission, and printing the ordinance requests to take to the Temple.
  
''Classes for Young Women, Merry Miss Groups''
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Tues Mar 4th @ 11 am or Thurs Mar 6th @ 7 pm
  
''FamilySearch Support Specialists''  
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'''''Ancestry 2''''' by Cheryl Fugal
  
''Research Help:''
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Tues, Mar 18 @ 11 am or Thurs, Mar 20 @ 7 pm
  
*''Czech''
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This is the second in a 3 part series to learn how to use Ancesty.com. This class will cover Census Records, “Suggested records”, US city directories, yearbooks, and collaboration with others.
*''Denmark''
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*''England/British Isles''
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*''German''
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*''French''
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*''Italian''
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*''Japanese''
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*''Korean''
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*''Polish''
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*''Quebec''
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*''Romanian''
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*''Scotland''
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*''Spanish/Central America''
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*''Swedish''
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*''Switzerland''
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*''Wales''
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*''LDS Research''
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*''U. S. New England, Mid South, Southern''
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=== Resources in the Local Area ===
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=== April Classes ===
  
BYU Family History Regional Center, Orem Library, Utah Valley University.
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'''Searching Historical Records in FamilySearch''' by Sheryl Kempton
  
=== Links  ===
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Tues Apr 1 @ 11 am repeated Thur Apr 3 @ 7 pm
  
''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)''  
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'''Ancestry 3''' by Lana Herre
  
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3rd class in the series to learn to use Ancestry.com. Learn about military records, Public Member trees, Biographies and Histories, newspapers, and ancestry's learning center.

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The Orem Utah Sunset Heights Multi-Stake Family History Center

We serve patrons in the four stake area of Cherry Hill, Lakeview, Sunset Heights and Vineyard. The location is adjacent to Utah Valley University.


We offer:
• One-on-one assistance
• Free access to subscription websites
• Classes on Family Tree, FamilySearch, subscription websites and various research topics

Center Location

Address: 1260 South 400 West, Orem, Utah

Ring bell to gain access. Get a parking pass from center for use before 3 pm.

E-mail: ut_oremsunsetheights@ldsmail.net

Hours

 Monday, Thursday and Friday: 10 am to 4 pm

 Tuesday and Wednesday: 10 am to 4 pm and 6:30 pm to 9 pm (Call after 8 pm. If there are no patrons, staff may close the center.)

 Saturday: 10 am to 1 pm

Group Reservation: Contact Assistant Directors Rod (801-800-0252) or Pat (801-800-0025) Cuthbert to schedule the date and time.

Holiday Schedule:

Closed for Christmas and New Years - Monday, December 16 through Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Closed Martin Luther King Day - Monday January 20, 2014

Closed Presidents Day - Monday, February 17, 2014

Closed General Conference – Saturday, April 5, 1014

Closed Memorial Day weekend - Saturday, May 24 and Monday May 26, 2014

Closed Independence Day – Friday, July 4, and Saturday July 5, 2014

Closed Pioneer Day – Thursday, July 24 , 2014

Closed Labor Day – Monday, September 1, 2014

Closed General Conference – Saturday, October 4, 2014

Closed Friday October 31 after 4 pm, 2014

Closed Thanksgiving - Wednesday after 1 pm, througjh Saturday, November 26-29, 2014

Closed for Christmas and New Years - Monday, December 22 through Thursday, January 1, 2015

One on One Help

We offer BASIC HELP any time we ore open in three areas:

Getting Started with Your Family History - Using Family Tree - Using Family Search

Classes and Workshops

Our Focus this year is to teach you how to use the many tools found on FamilySearch.

Our classes are regularly scheduled during the 1st and 3rd weeks of each month.

 One class is taught the first Tuesday at 11 am and repeated the first Thursday at 7 pm.

 The second class is taught the 3rd Tuesday at 11 and repeated the 3rd Thursday at 7 pm.

In January, May and October the first of each class falls on a Thursday and is repeated the next Tuesday.

All classes taught at Sunset Heights FHC.

Writers Workshop every Wed at 3:30 pm

Henry Miles presents a fun approach to writing your family history in “one experience essays.” To prepare for class, attendees should choose one experience to write about and come to class prepared to relate that experience orally.

February Classes:

Ancestry 1 by Jeanne Gunnell Tues Feb 18 @ 11 am or Thurs Feb 20 @ 7 pm

Learn how to navigate through Ancestry.com’s 12 billion historical records and 55 million family trees to help search out your family history. This is the first of 3 classes that will be offered and is an overview of the records available.

March Classes:

Clearing Names for Temple Work and Printing FORs by Dennis Herre

Finding individuals and families that need temple ordinances, preparing the names, checking for duplication, rules for name submission, and printing the ordinance requests to take to the Temple.

Tues Mar 4th @ 11 am or Thurs Mar 6th @ 7 pm

Ancestry 2 by Cheryl Fugal

Tues, Mar 18 @ 11 am or Thurs, Mar 20 @ 7 pm

This is the second in a 3 part series to learn how to use Ancesty.com. This class will cover Census Records, “Suggested records”, US city directories, yearbooks, and collaboration with others.

April Classes

Searching Historical Records in FamilySearch by Sheryl Kempton

Tues Apr 1 @ 11 am repeated Thur Apr 3 @ 7 pm

Ancestry 3 by Lana Herre

3rd class in the series to learn to use Ancestry.com. Learn about military records, Public Member trees, Biographies and Histories, newspapers, and ancestry's learning center.