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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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2014 FGS National Conference Call for Exhibit Hall Presentations

The following is from Caroline M. Pointer, Director, Federation of Genealogical Societies, FGS Marketing & Publicity Chair: In partnership with the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) and findmypast.com, the Texas State Genealogical Society (TSGS) announces a Call for Exhibit Hall Presentations to be held during the FGS 2014 Conference, 28-30 August 2014, in San Antonio, […]

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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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FGS San Antonio Conference Registration is Now Open

The following News Release is from FGS: “Gone to Texas” – A Conference for the Nation’s Genealogists March 27, 2014 – Austin, TX. Online registration is now open for the 2014 Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) Conference, scheduled 27-30 August 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. Register at http://www.fgsconference.org by 1 July 2014 for an early-bird […]

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Free Freedmen’s Bureau Records Webinar May 16, 2014

A new NCGS Webinar has been scheduled for May 16th on www.ncgenealogy.org. The North Carolina Genealogical Society presents Diane L Richards speaking on Freedmen’s Bureau Records. The following notice was sent to me by Maryann Tuck: Are you seeking records for your southern ancestors in the immediate post Civil War time period (1865-1868)? Learn about […]

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NGS Call for Papers Deadline is 1 April 2014 for the 2015 St. Charles, MO Conference

The following is from the National Genealogical Society: National Genealogical Society Call for Papers Deadline is 1 April 2014 for the 2015 Family History Conference in St. Charles, Missouri Arlington, VA, 25 March 2014: The National Genealogical Society continues to accept lecture proposals from speakers and organizations for the NGS 2015 Family History Conference, Crossroads […]

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Hidden Treasure in the Basement of the Masonic Library in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

The following teaser is from an article which was posted January 5, 2014 at the KCRG.com website. CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – In the basement of the Masonic Library in Cedar Rapids, there’s a hidden treasure that few people know about. “We have almost anything that you’d ever look for,” said Charlene Hansen with the Linn […]

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Live Streaming of 10 Lectures from the NGS 2014 Family History Conference

The following is from the National Genealogical Society NGS 2014 Family History Conference Richmond, VA 7–10 May 2014 The National Genealogical Society announces the live streaming of ten lectures from the NGS 2014 Family History Conference. The upcoming conference will be the first time NGS has provided a portion of the conference to NGS members […]

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National Genealogical Society Announces Release of Mobile Conference App for the 2014 Family History Conference

National Genealogical Society Announces Release of Mobile Conference App 2014 Family History Conference – Richmond, Virginia 7 May 2014 ARLINGTON, VA, 20 February 2014: The National Genealogical Society (NGS) announces the release of the Mobile Conference App for the NGS 2014 Family History Conference, which will be held 7-10 May 2014, in Richmond, Virginia. To […]

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Join the Texas State Genealogical Society in 2014 For a Chance to Win a Full Registration to the Federation of Genealogical Societies 2014 Conference

The following was received from the Texas State Genealogical Society: In 2014, TSGS is on a Journey of Transformation. And we would love to have you join us on this journey. We have some exciting plans for TSGS in 2014. Along with our existing programs, here are just some of the new planned benefits to […]

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National Genealogical Society Announces Official Blogger & Social Media Press Registration for the 2014 Conference in Richmond, Virginia May 7 to 10

The following news release is from the National Genealogical Society: Arlington, VA, 30 JANUARY 2014: The National Genealogical Society (NGS) announces the opening of Official Blogger and Social Media Press registration for the 2014 Family History Conference, which will be held 7–10 May 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. In recognition of the important media role played […]

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Deadline for Entering the Annual NGS Newsletter Competition is 31 Dec 2013

The following was received from the National Genealogical Society: I would like to remind our member societies and organizations that the deadline for entering your newsletter in our annual newsletter competition is fast approaching. Entries may be sent either electronically or by the US Postal Service and must be postmarked by 31 December 2013. There […]

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Registration Opens for the National Genealogical Society’s 2014 Family History Conference

I see that registration for the NGS Conference in Virginia is now open at the NGS website. I plan to be there, and hope to meet and visit with many of you folks there. Following is the latest announcement from the National Genealogical Society. Richmond, Virginia, 7–10 May 2014 – Virginia: The First Frontier ARLINGTON, […]

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Association of Professional Genealogists Names Kimberly T. Powell President

The following was received from APG: Executive Committee, Board Members, and Nominating Committee Elected for the Next Term WHEAT RIDGE, Colo., 27 November 2013 − Today the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG®) announced election results for its 2014–2015 executive committee, as well as for nine board members, and two nominating committee members. Kimberly T. Powell […]

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