Meetings – 2023

Date: January 24, 2023VIRTUAL MEETING
“Genealogical Treasures in Military and VA Pension Files”
Speaker:  Lori Miller

Date: February 1, 2023 – Leominster Public Library in Partnership with CMGS – VIRTUAL MEETING
Speaker:  Thomas MacEntee – Escape Room – “Who’s Behind Those Foster Grants?”

  • Research Form:
    Sharpen those research skills by researching NOW and then participate in the “actionable genealogy education” – NOTE: You are allowed to use ANY online sites for GENEALOGY research; most clues can be found on Ancestry at and FamilySearch at And if you “cheat” by simply using Google to find information, you are only cheating yourself out of an amazing story of an amazing man.

Recording HERE – Passcode: K?mY3w.d

Date: February 28, 2023VIRTUAL MEETING
“ How to Clear the Mess on Your Desk”
Speaker:  Kelli Bergheimer

Date: March 28, 2023 – VIRTUAL MEETING
“The Photo Angel Project”
Speaker:  Kate Kelley

Date: April 25, 2023 IN-PERSON ONLY(Hope Lodge, 42 Central Street, Gardner, MA)
“Resources and History of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts”
Speaker:  Walter Hunt

Date: May 23, 2023 HYBRID
“Evaluating and Analyzing DNA Results”
Speaker:  Dwight Fitch

Date: June 27, 2023- CMGS 30th Anniversary Dinner Meeting
Hope Lodge, 42 Chestnut Street, Gardner, MA – Oven Roasted BBQ Chicken Dinner – Cost $12/person
Speaker:  R.W. Walter H. Hunt (Grand Historian of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts)

Send checks to CMGS, PO Box 811, Westminster, MA or by PayPal – go to Member’s page, use the paypal donation link, then send an email to cmgsorg1@gmail with the individuals names who will be attending