The following news release was received from my friend, Kathy Meade:

Genline (www.genline.com) is working with groups around the country to promote SwedGen Tour 2009research on Swedish roots. They are promoting the SwedGen 2009 tour, which is appearing in Worcester, Mass.; Berlin, Conn.; Cambridge, Minn.; and South St. Paul, Minn. The Research Day will include presentations and demonstrations on how to use the various resources for Swedish genealogical and historical research. There will be presentations on Swedish genealogical online resources, Swedish genealogical CDs, and Swedish emigration, plus opportunities for individual research assistance.

  • Saturday, October 3, 2009 (10 AM–4:30 PM) The Worcester Public Library and The Swedish Ancestry Research Association will host the SwedGen 2009 Research Day at the library. Please check
    www.worcpublib.org/150/Swedgenl.html for complete details and registration information.
  • Wednesday, October 7, 2009 (9 AM–4:30 PM) The SwedGen 2009 group will host a Research Day at the Bethany Covenant Church, 785 Mill St., Berlin. To register send an email to usinfo@genline.com, or call (800) 975-5493 and ask for Kathy Meade.
  • Thursday, October 15, 2009 (1 PM–5 PM, 6 PM–10 PM) The Isanti County Historical Society (ICHS) will host the SwedGen Research Day at the ICHS Heritage Center located in the northwest corner of the Isanti County Fairgrounds in Cambridge, Minn. For information contact Kathy McCully at 763-689-4229. For complete details and registration information, visit www.dis.se/swedgentour/2009/isanti.pdf
  • Friday and Saturday, October 16-17th, 2009 (October 16, 1 PM–4 PM, and October 17, 9 AM–4 PM) The Swedish Genealogical Society of Minnesota will be holding a “SGSM Fall Research Conference” where they will host the representatives of SwedGen Tour 2009, Genline Sweden/Genline North America, and the Swedish American Genealogist (SAG) at the Minnesota Genealogical Society building, 1185 Concord Street North, South St. Paul, Minn. Pre-registration will be required. Please check our SGSM homepage at www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mnsgsm for details and your registration form.

For additional information about the SwedGen Tour, go to www.dis.se/swedgentour/2009/