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American Idol Finalist David Archuleta & Studio C to Perform at RootsTech 2015

The following press release is from FamilySearch: SALT LAKE CITY, 19 November 2014 — American Idol finalist David Archuleta is teaming up with the popular comedy sketch group Studio C from BYUtv to perform at RootsTech, the largest family history conference in the world happening February 12–14, 2015. The two talents will be performing at […]

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Online Program & PDF Registration Brochure For NGS 2015 Conference Now Online

The following is from NGS: A fully searchable conference program for the NGS 2015 Family History Conference is now available online at http://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/agenda/. The theme of the thirty-seventh NGS Family History Conference is Crossroads of America. NGS varies the theme and geographic location of its conference annually and brings together thousands of genealogists and family […]

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Alex Boye & Quarter-Finalists from NBC’s America’s Got Talent Joining RootsTech 2015

The following news release is from FamilySearch and RootsTech 2015. This may not have a lot to do with genealogy, but the music is fantastic! Click on the illustration to check it out. Popular musician and YouTube sensation Alex Boye is teaming up with the stars of his popular “Let It Go” YouTube cover, the […]

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Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) 2015 Dates

Lori A. Northrup, MLIS, Associate Dean, and Director, Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research at the Samford University Library sent a note with the dates for IGHR 2015. The Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) at the Samford University Library will be held June 7-12, 2015. They have recently updated their web site. Their […]

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FGS 2017 Conference to be Held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The following excerpt is from the October 29, 2014 FGS Voice. FGS 2017 To Be Held Aug 30—Sep 2 in Pittsburgh, PA with Local Co-host Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) and local co-host Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society (WPGS) have announced the FGS 2017 National Conference will be held August 30—September […]

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A. J. Jacobs to be a Keynote Speaker at RootsTech 2015

The following is from FamilySearch & RootsTech 2014: What do George and Barbara Bush, Daniel Radcliffe, Abraham Lincoln, and Gwyneth Paltrow have in common? They’re all cousins of RootsTech 2015 keynote speaker A.J. Jacobs! We are excited to announce that best-selling author, Esquire magazine editor, and founder of the Global Family Reunion, A.J. Jacobs will […]

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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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