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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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National Genealogical Society Seeks Nominations for the 2014 Genealogy Hall of Fame

The following was received from Christine Rose: Would your society like to honor a genealogist whose exemplary work lives on today? Perhaps there was a notable genealogist in your state or county whose name should be memorialized in the NGS Hall of Fame. If so, the National Genealogical Society would like to hear from you. […]

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Dick Eastman Given Prestigious New Award from The Society of Genealogists

Congratulations go out to my friend, Dick Eastman. He’s one of three people and one archive to receive the new Certificate of Recognition from the Society of Genealogists. He certainly earned it – and continues to do a terrific job. The following is from Else Churchil, with the Society of Genealogists. A special Certificate of […]

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Nebraska State Genealogical Society Awards Susan Doak “Genealogist of the Year” Award

According to a short article posted in the June 13, 2013 edition of the McCook Daily Gazette, Trish Collister, of Dwight, Nebraska, and president of the Nebraska State Genealogical Society, presented Susan Doak of McCook the Genealogist of the Year award at the 2013 Annual Conference and Membership Meeting in Grand Island Nebraska. … The […]

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Shirley Langdon Wilcox Award goes to Julie Potter Miller, CG

Julie Miller received the Shirley Langdon Wilcox Award last night. She certainly earned it. Although I won’t attempt to go into details here, I can attest to the fact that this lady makes good things happen for us genealogists! I’m very pleased that she she received this award. Cool… The following was received from the […]

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2013 NGS Awards!

The following was received from the National Genealogical Society: NGS held its annual banquet on Friday evening, 10 May, at the NGS 2013 Family History Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, to present awards that acknowledge and honor genealogical scholarship and service. Each year, these awards are presented to organizations and individuals who have made outstanding […]

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The Winners of This Year’s Excellence-in-Writing Competition

The International Society of Family History Writers and Editors is pleased to announce the winners in this year’s Excellence-in-Writing Competition. Any questions, please contact Competition@isfhwe.org Category I – Columns 1st – A Big Game for the Big Day – Shelley Bishop 2nd – Newel King, 91st Ohio Volunteer Infantry – Shelley Bishop 3rd – Wanted: […]

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National Genealogical Society Announces 2012 Awards

NGS submitted the following for release: National Genealogical Society Announces 2012 Awards arlington, va, 12 JUNE 2012: The National Genealogical Society presented its annual awards at the 2012 Family History Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio, 9–12 May 2012. Each year, these awards are presented to organizations and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to NGS programs […]

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NEHGS Wins Two Top Awards For Lowell Genealogy

The following news release was received from NEHGS: Scott Steward and Christopher Child Share Top Prizes from NGS and CSG Boston, MA – May 22, 2012 – The New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) announced today that one of its latest Newbury Street Press titles, The Descendants of Judge John Lowell of Newburyport, Massachusetts, by […]

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2012 National Genealogical Society Awards

The following NGS Awards were announced at the National Genealogical Society Family History Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Friday, 11 May 2012. Fellowship in the National Genealogical Society Kay Haviland Freilich, cg, cgl, fngs President’s Citation Melinde Lutz Byrne, cg Shirley Langdon Wilcox Volunteer Award Charles S. Mason Jr., cg Distinguished Service Award Patricia R. […]

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Woodlawn Cemetery’s Participation in the Partners in Preservation New York City Initiative

THE WOODLAWN CEMETERY, a National Historic Landmark, is one of 40 sites participating in the Partners in Preservation New York City Initiative. American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation are awarding funds to restoration projects through Partners in Preservation an online voting competition. Established in 1863, New York City’s Woodlawn Cemetery is internationally […]

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