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Virtual PMC 2015 Registration Now Open

The following is from APG: Registration is now open for the 2015 Virtual Professional Management Conference at https://virtualpmc2015.eventbrite.com. The largest Virtual PMC to date offers TWO full days — that’s 9 total sessions — of PMC’s must-have instruction streamed live to your computer or mobile device. Choose from the full Virtual PMC line up, one-day […]

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Donny Osmond Joins RootsTech 2015 As A Keynote Speaker

The following news release is from FamilySearch: Iconic Entertainer to Speak at Largest Family History Event in the World SALT LAKE CITY, 22 October 2014 — One of the biggest names in entertainment from one of the most well-known families in the world will be part of the largest family history conference in the world. […]

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APG Offers Limited-Time Discount on New Membership & PMC Registration

The following news release is from APG: Unique, Professionally-Focused Educational and Networking Opportunity for Those Interested in Genealogy; Savings for New Registrations Runs One Week Only WHEAT RIDGE, Colo., 22 October 2014 −The Association of Professional Genealogists (APG®) today announced a discounted, limited-time bundle that includes 1-year membership in APG and registration to APG’s Professional […]

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CSI-Genealogy to be Held in Galesburg, Illinois

Carl Sandburg College has announced that CSI-Genealogy is to be held in Galesburg, Illinois, May 28 through June 1 of 2015. This four and a half day event will feature speakers Cyndi Ingle, Debbie Mieszala, Teresa Steinkamp McMillin and Michael John Neill coordinating topics including: Refining Internet and Digital Skills for Genealogy Advanced Methodology and […]

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The “Genealogy Roadshow” Comes to Philadelphia October 25 & 26

The following excerpt is from an article by Kristie Rearick, posted in the October 14 edition of NJ.com: On Saturday, Oct. 25 and Sunday, Oct. 26, PBS and WHYY bring the TV series “Genealogy Roadshow,” to Philadelphia. Anyone can attend this free event and watch as preselected area residents have family mysteries revealed on camera […]

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Register NOW for the 10th Annual Genealogy Conference & Cruise

I am reminded that the tenth annual Genealogy Conference and Cruise is coming up the later part of November. That’s less than 2 months away. If you aren’t already committed to joining us on the 30th Annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour, you might want to do a cruise this winter. The Genealogy Conference and Cruise […]

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Washington State Genealogical Society’s Annual Conference is August 15 & 16!

The following excerpt is from the August 7, 2014 edition of heraldnet.com: ARLINGTON [Washington] — The Washington State Genealogical Society’s annual conference is set to bring together about 300 people fascinated by family histories. It’s a record turnout for the event, according to the Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society, which is hosting this year’s conference in […]

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“Finding a North Carolina Revolutionary War Ancestry” Webinar With Craig Scott

The following was received from the North Carolina Genealogical Society: 21 November 2014. The North Carolina Genealogical Society will present a webinar featuring Craig R. Scott, CG, “Finding a North Carolina Revolutionary War Ancestry”. North Carolinians were active participants in the Revolutionary War, providing men, supplies, and support for the revolutionary cause. Records were created […]

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Registration Now Open for 2015 APG’s Professional Management Conference

The following is from APG: DNA, Genealogical Standards, Setting Fees, and Adoption Research among 16 Sessions Offered over 2 Full Days WHEAT RIDGE, Colo., 30 July 2014 −The Association of Professional Genealogists (APG®) today opened registration and announced the theme and speakers for its 2015 APG Professional Management Conference (PMC). The theme for the event, […]

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Hotel Reservations Open for the 2015 FGS and RootsTech Conferences

The following is the the Federation of Genealogical Societies: Book Your Room Today June 6, 2014 – Austin, TX. Four Salt Lake City hotels are now taking reservations for the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) and RootsTech conferences, which will be held February 11–14, 2015 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. […]

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The Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy to Hold Fourth Annual Forensic Genealogy Institute on March 26-28, 2015

The following is from the Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy (CAFG): The 2015 FGI Offers Two Brand-New, Cutting-Edge Courses for Forensic Genealogists Dallas, Texas – June 12, 2014 – The Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy (CAFG) announced today that the fourth annual Forensic Genealogy Institute (FGI) will be held March 26-28, […]

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Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy Registration Opens Saturday

The following is from SLIG: Be ready to register at 9:00 a.m. (MT) Saturday, June 14 at www.slig.ugagenealogy.org! The Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy is a week-long intensive educational experience that takes students deep into their track of choice. Instead of a breadth of topics, like a conference, this institute brings you a depth of […]

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I Missed the National Genealogical Society Conference in Richmond

As many of you know, I was not at the National Genealogical Society Conference in Richmond. My booth in the exhibit hall was empty. As luck would have it, my grandchildren came down with some kind of flu-like virus the on Friday night, May 2nd. As usual, the kids had come over for the weekend, […]

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Federation of Genealogical Societies Announces Upcoming Events

FGS Hosts 2015 Alaskan Cruise, 2015 New York Regional Conference, and Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary in Springfield, Illinois in 2016 May 14, 2014 – Austin, TX. The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) is excited to announce its upcoming events lineup, which includes a 2015 FGS Alaskan Cruise, August 28th – September 4th; a 2015 New […]

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Mostly Personal – and I’m Hoping to See YOU at the NGS Conference in Richmond

I’ve been gone for a few days – sick with a virus that knocked me out of commission for a full week. It all began with a sore throat on Monday, April 21. By Tuesday morning, I was really sick. I stayed in bed and forced fluids, thinking I could beat the thing by washing […]

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