$25 / yr
$25 / yr plus
$10 / year for each additional member
Must reside at the same address.
$25 / yr
Organizations and businesses.
Length of Membership
The membership year runs from January – December.
New members joining between October 1 and December 31 get balance of that year as well as the following year.
Online: Complete the form and pay securely online.
In person: Join during a meeting with cash, personal checks made to LCGS, or Paypal.
By Mail: Complete the form and mail payment.
Sponsors receive the Scribe and access to online resources. They do not have a voice on the Board of Directors, nor the right to vote.
Please contact the Membership Committee Chair by clicking HERE.
Learn from featured speakers and network with like-minded researchers.
Society-sponsored events, i.e. Membership meetings, Special Interest Group Meetings, workshops, seminars, and meetings of other societies and genealogy-related organizations in Southwest Florida.
Special Interest Groups
These informal discussion groups are a forum for LCGS members to share research, ask questions and participate in problem-solving. Enjoy the friendship and fellowship of people who share your concerns, needs, and interests, and who will delight in your research progress.
Member-only access to local and exclusive resources and experience.
“The Scribe” is published in February, April, June, August, October, and December. It contains articles of interest to researchers on a variety of current topics, announces future programs, and provides helpful hints on computer research.
Benefit from local experts and fellow researchers, who can guide you to answers and past obstacles.
Member Only Area
Each member has access to their account and controls their username, password, and personal information.
Share surname research with other members in the private Genealogist 2 Genealogist forums.
Programs handouts are available following the presentation, even if you could not attend.
Get advice from other members on using genealogy software, researching international family lines, utilizing DNA research and more.
How to Apply
Complete the online form and submit payment safely and securely.
Print and mail application form with a check made out to LCGS.
Applications can be accepted at meetings with cash, personal checks, or Paypal.