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2015 William Filby Award for Genealogical Librarianship Awarded to Scott Holl at the NGS Conference in St. Charles, Missouri

The following is from the National Genealogical Society: ARLINGTON, VA, 19 May 2015—The National Genealogical Society’s William Filby Award for Genealogical Librarianship is presented yearly to a librarian whose primary focus is genealogy and local history and who is employed in a public, academic, or special library. The 2015 award was given at the National […]

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Excellence in Genealogy Scholarship & Service Honored by National Genealogical Society Awards

The following is from the National Genealogical Society: ARLINGTON, VA, 19 May 2015—The National Genealogical Society (NGS) held its annual banquet on Friday evening, 15 May, at the NGS 2015 Family History Conference in Saint Charles, Missouri, to present awards that acknowledge and honor genealogical scholarship and service. Each year, these awards are presented to […]

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News from the Utah Genealogical Association

The following is from the Utah Genealogical Association: The DNA Interest Group will meet virtually on Thursday, May 7th and June 4th at 7:00 pm. Angie Bush will present AncestryDNA: Matches Circles and NADs in May, and First Steps for Adoptees in June. Complete information is posted on the UGA DNA Interest Group page, but […]

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APG Now Accepting Applications for APG Young Professional Scholarship

The following news release is from APG: Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) Now Accepting Applications for APG Young Professional Scholarship APG to Honor Student and/or Young Professional with Strong Interest in Developing a Career in Genealogy WHEAT RIDGE, Colo., 27 October 2014—The Association of Professional Genealogists (APG®) is now accepting applications for the APG Young […]

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ISFHWE 2015 Excellence-in-Writing Competition Is Now Open

The following news release is from Tina Sansone with ISFHWE: The International Society of Family History Writers and Editors (ISFHWE) is reminding writers IN ALL MEDIA (magazines, newspapers, journals, websites, blogs) that the 2015 Excellence-in-Writing Competition is now open for entries through 15 June 2015. The competition is open to both MEMBERS and NON-MEMBERS of […]

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Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) Now Accepting Applications for APG Young Professional Scholarship

The following is from APG: APG to Honor Student and/or Young Professional with Strong Interest in Developing a Career in Genealogy WHEAT RIDGE, Colo., 23 June 2014—The Association of Professional Genealogists (APG®) is now accepting applications for the APG Young Professional Scholarship. Requirements have been revised to reflect current economic and educational trends and to […]

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APG Professional Achievement Award – Nominations Due June 22

The following is from Kathleen W. Hinckley, CG, Executive Director. Association of Professional Genealogists APG Professional Achievement Award Call for Nominations – Due 22 June 2014 APG’s Professional Achievement Award will be presented at the APG luncheon to be held Saturday, August 30, at the FGS Conference in San Antonio, Texas. The award honors an […]

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Excellence in Genealogy Scholarship & Service Honored By the National Genealogical Society

The following is from the National Genealogical Society: Excellence in Genealogy Scholarship and Service Honored by National Genealogical Society Awards Arlington, VA, 9 MAY 2014: The National Genealogical Society held its annual banquet on Friday evening, 9 May 2014, at the NGS 2014 Family History Conference in Richmond, Virginia, to present awards that acknowledge and […]

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National Genealogical Society Presents Awards Honoring Excellence in Genealogy Newsletter Editorship & Service to NGS

The following is from the National Genealogical Society: Arlington, VA, 7 May 2014: The National Genealogical Society honored excellence in the categories of genealogy and family history newsletter editorship and service to the Society with the presentation of several awards at the Opening Session of the NGS 2014 Family History Conference in Richmond, Virginia, on […]

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National Genealogical Society Presents William Filby Award for Genealogical Librarianship

The following is from the National Genealogical Society: Arlington, VA, 6 MAY 2014: The National Genealogical Society presented the annual William Filby Award for Genealogical Librarianship during Librarians’ Day, a preconference event of the NGS 2014 Family History Conference in Richmond, Virginia, on 6 May 2014. Librarians’ Day, sponsored by ProQuest, is a full-day event […]

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Federation of Genealogical Societies Calls for Award Nominations

Federation of Genealogical Societies calls for Award Nominations – Nomination Deadline is June 15, 2014 April 10, 2014 – Austin, TX. The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) calls for genealogy contribution award nominations through June 15, 2014. The specific award categories and a link to the submission form can be found at the FGS website: […]

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SCGS Genealogy Jamboree: Student Genealogy Grant Announced

The following excerpt is from the SCGS Jamboree blog: The Southern California Genealogical Society and the Suzanne Winsor Freeman Memorial Student Genealogy Grant Committee are pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Student Genealogy award. Student genealogists between the ages of 18 and 25 are eligible to apply for the […]

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Dallas Genealogical Society 2014 Writing Contest with Cash Prizes Deadline is April 1

Participants still have 3 weeks in order to cross the last “t” and dot the final “i” in their articles. The submission deadline is April 1 for entering DGS’s 2014 Writing Contest. The Society hopes that your readers will enter our contest. First prize is $500, second prize is $300 and third prize is $150. […]

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Dick Eastman Receives Certificate of Recognition from the Society of Genealogists

Thursday evening, my friend, Dick Eastman, received a certificate of recognition from the Society of Genalogists for his work in producing and publishing his e-newsletter, and blog. Colin Chapman, on behalf of the Society of Genealogists, awarded a “Certificate of Recognition” during a banquet held near the “Who Do You Think You Are? Live!” conference […]

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Dallas Genealogical Society Announces 2014 Writing Contest with Cash Prizes

The following is from the Dallas Genealogical Society: Dallas, TX , January 3, 2014 – – The Dallas Genealogical Society is pleased to announce its 2014 Writing Contest for original material on topics of interest to genealogists and family historians. The contest is open to members and nonmembers of the DGS. Hobbyists, transitional, and professional […]

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