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Genealogical Proof Standard Classes Offered at the Iowa Genealogical Society

The following was received from Kevin Spire: Do you want to start researching your family history? Get started on the right foot by taking classes at the Iowa Genealogical Society. Along with a free Beginning Genealogy class offered once a month, IGS will be offering a series of classes on Genealogical Proof Standard. Orientation for […]

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Upcoming FREE Live APG Webinars – Aug. 23 & Sept. 16

The following was received from the APG Professional Development Committee: Mark your calendars! Don’t miss the following upcoming APG webinars brought to you by the APG Professional Development Committee. Register soon to reserve your spot. The first webinar is scheduled for this coming Saturday. You can also stay on top of upcoming APG professional development […]

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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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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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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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National Genealogical Society Announces Post-Conference Viewing of Ten Sessions

The following is from the National Genealogical Society: Arlington, VA, 15 May 2014: The National Genealogical Society (NGS) announces that registration for post-conference viewing of ten lectures from the NGS 2014 Family History Conference which was recently held in Richmond, Virginia, will be extended through 31 May 2014. Over four hundred people signed up for […]

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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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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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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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2015 FGS Conference Call for Presentations

The following news release is from FGS: Submissions will be accepted between May 1, 2014 and May 31, 2014 April 17, 2014 – Austin, TX. The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) announces a Call for Presentations for the FGS 2015 Conference, “Connect. Explore. Refresh.” to be held February 11-14, 2015, in Salt Lake City, Utah. […]

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Upcoming APG Webinars & New “Careers” Series!

The following is from the Association of Professional Genealogists. Note that the live-streaming webinars are FREE to anyone.: Mark your calendars! APG has the following webinars and speakers planned for April and May, brought to you by the APG Professional Development Committee. Register soon to reserve your spot. The first webinar is this Thursday! Careers […]

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Attendance, Breakfast, Luncheons, & the NGS Banquet at Richmond

The following is from NGS: Have you registered for the NGS Family History Conference in Richmond? The deadline for pre-conference registration is 22 April 2014. Registration will be available on-site beginning at 12:00 noon, 6 May 2014, in the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Registration for all meals, social events, and workshops closes on 22 April […]

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