Genealogy group marks 30 years

WHITTIER - The Whittier Area Genealogical Society will celebrate its 30th anniversary May 21 at the Whittier Masonic Lodge.The group will recognize the 10 people who founded the society to stimulate interest in genealogy by providing educational programs and establishing a genealogical library with 10 books which has grown to contain 3,500 volumes housed in the Whittier College Library. The event speaker will be Nancy Carlberg, a professional genealogist since 1974 who has published more than 65 books for her publishing company, the Carlesberg Press, founded in 1986. The meeting begins at 1 p.m. and is open to the public. For more information, visit

********** Published: April 28, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 2