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NOTE: April 20 is the last day to purchase tickets to meals or social events at the NGS 2018 Family History Conference in Grand Rapids. Western Michigan Genealogical Society Luncheon T232, ($30); Tony Burroughs, FUGA, “My Infamous Ancestors” Thursday, 3 May 2018, 12:15 p.m., Ballroom D We have...

Set your alarm so you have a chance to win these big prizes at the 2018 Conference Opening Session on Wednesday, 02 May, 8:00–9:30 a.m. You snooze, you’ll lose because you must be present to claim your prize! OPENING SESSION DOOR PRIZES: • One free full-conference registration for the NGS 201...

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park NOTE: The last day to sign up for any tour is Friday, 20 April 2018. Update: The research trip to the Library of Michigan and the Archives of Michigan is FULL. The two Grand Rapids tours have a couple of seats left on the coach. The Meijer Garden Tour has...

Diving for Details: Researching the Great Storms TIME & DATE: Ambassador Ballroom, Friday, 04 May 2018, 7:00 p.m. (Registration Required) PBS producers must dive into libraries and genealogies nearly as much as they dive into the Great Lakes for details on shipwrecks. Finding survivor stories o...

TITLE: Paths to Your Past: Story Telling to Bring Us Together SESSION: S433 TIME & DATE: Saturday, 05 May 2018, 12:15 p.m. (Luncheon – Registration Required) SPONSOR: Genealogical Speakers Guild and International Society of Family History Writers and Editors (GSG / ISFHWE) Genealogists te...

The National Genealogical Society (NGS) will live stream ten lectures by nationally recognized speakers on some of the most popular topics in the field of genealogy during its 2018 Family History Conference. These lectures will be among more than 175 offered at the conference, 2−5 May 2018, in Gr...

ProQuest will again sponsor Librarian’s Day, an annual pre-conference program open to librarians who work with family history patrons. Registration is required. The full day program will be held at the Grand Rapids Public Library and runs from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The program will focus his...

Registration for the NGS 2018 Family History conference is now open. An electronic version of the Registration Brochure is posted at https://conference.ngsgenealogy.org. You can register online or by completing the last page of the Registration Brochure and mailing a check or credit card informatio...

Beginning in 1986, the National Genealogy Hall of Fame program, administered by the National Genealogical Society, has honored outstanding genealogists whose achievements in the field of American genealogy have had a great impact on our field. Qualified nominations are solicited annually from genea...

Larry W. Cates is the 2017 recipient of the Filby Award for Genealogical Librarianship. Cates, who is librarian at the Heritage Research Center of the High Point Public Library, High Point, North Carolina, received his award and its $1,000 prize, which is underwritten by ProQuest, at the Librarians...

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