STRATFORD - The Swedish Foundation of Iowa's Swede Bend Settlement will sponsor a genealogical research workshop from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at the Swedish Immigrant Museum, 819 Goldsmith St., and the Stratford Public Library. The workshop will focus on the research basics for finding one's Swedish families here and in Sweden. Preregistration is requested. For more information and to register, contact Jane Arends by email firstname.lastname@example.org; mail at 3790 Majestic Lane, N.W., Prior Lake, MN 55372; or call (952) 855-4901. To maximize the personal session, please send a note with a specific request for help and known information before the workshop.