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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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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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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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Federation of Genealogical Societies Announces 2014 Election Results

The following news release is from FGS: D. Joshua Taylor Re-Elected President; New Board Members and Directors include Melissa Tennant, Linda McCauley, and David E. Rencher October 23, 2014 – Austin, TX. The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) announces results of its recent election for FGS board members and directors. The election was conducted online […]

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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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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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