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Navigating Gesher Galicia’s New Website and Updated Research Projects

October 15, 2023 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm EDT


Zoom meeting, free for members of JGSGW. Nonmembers may register to attend for a fee of $5.

This year, as Gesher Galicia celebrates its 30th anniversary, it has completely overhauled its website with a new vibrant look and improved functionality focused on Its fresh images and robust capabilities. In this presentation, Shelley Pollero will provide an overview of the website, demonstrate how to navigate the new functions, and give an update on Gesher Galicia’s many research projects. You will be able to view the features of its members-only content and its membership options.

This one-hour program, conducted over Zoom, is free for members. This is one of the many activities that is a benefit of JGSGW membership. Instructions for joining the online meeting will be placed under Meeting Info & Links in the Members Only Files. (These files become visible on this website after members sign in.) Nonmembers may register to attend for a fee of $5. Register at

Speaker: Shelley Kellerman Pollero has guided newcomers to genealogical research for over 50 years. A founding member of Gesher Galicia, she served as its president from 1998 to 2005. Under her leadership, the first Gesher Galicia website was created and its discussion group began. Currently, she is Gesher Galicia’s outgoing membership chair, its PayPal administrator, and the person behind the scenes of many key functions.
A native New Yorker, Shelley has been a member of JGSGW since 1988 and serves as JRI-Poland’s Zamosc Research Area Coordinator and Zamosc Town Leader. Retired high school world language teacher and department head, she has organized translation services at ten IAJGS conferences and translates Polish and Russian vital records. Shelley is a former president and current board member of the Anne Arundel Genealogical Society in Maryland. She gives talks to local and national groups on a variety of genealogy topics.


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