Template:Societies

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Promote your society by creating a brief snapshot of your society's activities. Begin by including a brief description and purpose of the society here.

Family History Society Example
Established 2010
Contact Info
Address 123 Anywhere Street
Telephone 1-213-343-2010
Website www.examplesocietypage.org
Society Officers
President Mr. President
Vice-President Mr. Vice-president
Members 245
Employees none
Volunteers 52

Benefits

  • What are the benefits for becoming a member of the society?
  • What are the benefits the society has to offer for those who are not members?

History of the society

  • Add a brief history of the society here to help the readers understand the purpose and goals of the society.

Society Officers

  • Insert the names and contact information for society officers. You could also link the society officer's names to the society projects they participate on, and also the FamilySearch Wiki content pages and wiki projects they participate in.

Society Projects

The society could list both past and present projects they are working on. Describe the volunteer needs you have for the projects. Start a subject or locality FamilySearch Wiki project and list it here as one of the projects you are working on. Include links to other FamilySearch Wiki projects the society members are participating in.

Current Projects

  • List the current project here.

FamilySearch Wiki Projects

  • Link to the FamilySearch Wiki projects the society has organized.
  • Link to the FamilySearch Wiki projects the society members are participating in.

Past Projects

  • Link to past projects that are now published in paper or online.

Publications

  • Insert a list of publications the society has.

Newsletters

  • Link to published online newsletters.
  • Scan and publish past newsletters, linking to them from this section.

Collections

  • Add a detailed listing or highlights of the collections held by the society.

Events

Promote society events by listing them here. Include events such as society meetings, workshops, board meeting, training meetings, etc.

Society Meetings

  • List upcoming society meetings, including date, time, locality
  • Add note and handouts from the meeting to additional wiki pages and link to them from here.
  • Add presentations shared at society meetings and link to them from here.

Workshops

  • Include the date, time, and locality for each workshop.
  • Add additional wiki pages for notes and handouts from the workshops, then link to them from here.

Board Meetings

  • Include the date, time, and locality for each workshop.

Training Meetings

  • Include the date, time, and locality for each training meeting.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What are the directions to the society?
A:
  • Q: What are the hours the society is open?
A:
  • Additional questions and answers can be posted as needed.