Category Archive: Learning Opportunities

Jun 07

rootstech 2012


Something to look forward to.

May 28

2012 Legacy Genealogy Cruise


Note: Recent press release from Legacy Family Tree The 9th annual Legacy Genealogy Cruise, to be held May 12-21, 2012, starts and ends in Oslo, Norway, and visits the following ports: Le Havre (Paris), France; Cherbourg, France; Dublin, Ireland; Liverpool, England; and Edinburgh, Scotland. We will sail on Royal Caribbean’s Vision of the Seas ship. Attend our …

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May 13

Birdie Monk Holsclaw IGHR Scholarship


Press Release by Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies at NGS 2011, Charleston SC In the summer of 2010 the Birdie Monk Holsclaw Memorial Fund Committee announced the establishment of the Birdie Monk Holsclaw Scholarship for IGHR. The scholarship is name for and in honor of Birdie Monk Holsclaw who for many years attended IGHR and …

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Apr 06

Press Release


  Dear Fellow Society Leaders: We are fast approaching another successful Genealogy Jamboree, and we are looking forward to working with you to make it the best event ever. This email contains several ways for your genealogical, historical or family heritage society to participate in Jamboree at little or no cost. Before we get into …

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Mar 17

RootsTech 2011 Online Presentations

FamilySearch Press Release Relive RootsTech 2011 March 11, 2011 Popular Conference Makes Select Presentations Available for Free Online SALT LAKE CITY—If you missed the popular inaugural RootsTech 2011 conference, you can now at least get a sampling of what all the excitement was about. The wildly popular new technology and family history conference held last …

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Mar 09

RIGS Alliance Scheduled for Fort Worth

Regional In-depth Genealogical Studies Alliance

Jasper, Georgia (9 March 2011)—The Regional In-depth Genealogical Studies Alliance (RIGS Alliance) will present a week-long workshop at the National Archives at Fort Worth, Texas (26-30 September 2011). RIGS Alliance workshops are designed for genealogists, historians, and librarians with a general genealogical or historical grounding who want to learn skills and techniques for researching original …

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Feb 11

Second Life: APG Mtg 2/11/2011

What can Second Life do for Genealogists? Watch this interview on You Tube with Dear Myrtle and Tami Glatz. You may wish to sign up (free) on and create your avatar then join in on “Just Genealogy Fire Pit.” Or if you are at RootsTech in SLC, go to the Family History Library to …

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Feb 11

RootsTech: Plan Now for 2012


Plan Now! Techie Genies will not want to miss RootsTech next year February 2–4, 2012. It can’t get much better than this—the coming together of programmers and genealogists. Where else can we interact with those wonderful folks that dream about and design software. This is a very different conference and I’m really liking it! Those …

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Jan 04

Calendar Entries for 2011


There is so much for all of us to learn-about life, interacting with others, and obtaining the skills we need to be the best we can be. There are many learning opportunities for those of us interested in historical and family research, it is difficult to make choices. We need to start planning our calendar …

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Jan 04

IGHR Registration, January 18th


As you likely know registration for this summer’s Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) will open on Tuesday, January 18, 2011. To prevent an overload of the online registration system, the opening of course registration will be staggered with different courses being opening at different times. Please see the schedule of times below. Once …

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