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Thursday, June 25, 2009

JULY GENIE EVENTS

From: UpFront with NGS: The Online Newsletter of the National Genealogical Society (Volume 9, Number 6-1; June 2009)

July 2009

17 July 2009

Nashville, TN - Middle TN Genealogical Society Meeting is at 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. at FiftyForward Knowles Senior Center, 174 Rains Ave., Nashville (near the Fairgrounds). Program: "Family History Labs" featuring Liz and Tom Allman, Directors of the Family History Center in Franklin, TN. This will be held in the computer lab, so registration is limited. The LDS Church is developing a group of
online records that will rival Ancestry.com but will be free. Call 743-3400.

18 July 2009

Waltham, MA - The Massachusetts Genealogical Council Annual Meeting and Seminar will be held 18 July 2009 at Bentley College in Waltham. The program features Paula Stuart-Warren, CG. Paula’s topics for the day will include:

_ Using the Resources of the Family History Library
_ What Next? Developing Step-by-Step Research Plans
_ Why Do I Descend from THESE Families?
_ American Indian Research (Panel Discussion)
_ Becoming a Professional Genealogist (Panel Discussion)

Other topics will include:

_ DNA and Genealogy
_ Using NewEnglandAncestors.org
_ Irish Research
_ Internet Research
_ Massachusetts Legislation Update

Early Registration Fee is $59 for MGC Members. Walk-ins and Non-Members: $70 (includes continental breakfast and lunch buffet). Contact Michael Brophy at mbrophy@brophygen.com for more details. To view the complete schedule or to register, visit:

http://www.massgencouncil.com.

18 July 2009

Nashville, TN - Middle TN Genealogical Society Meeting is at 1:00 p.m. at FiftyForward Knowles Senior Center, 174 Rains Ave., Nashville. Program: "Ya'll Come and See Us: A virtual visit to Nashville Metro Archives and Tennessee State Library and Archives" features speakers Ken Fieth, Archivist, Nashville Metro Archives and Laine Sutherland, Director of Public Services at the Tennessee State Library. A PowerPoint presentation will transport those who attend to various places in the Archives and Library. Interested in Genealogy? You're invited. No charge. Refreshments served.

27 July 2009

Ridgewood, NJ - The Genealogical Society of Bergen County, NJ, presents Daniel Horowitz, genealogical researcher, lecturer, author and IAJGS board member, who will speak on the latest technology tools to help genealogists with their research. He will discuss the popular web site MyHeritage.com - with Smart Research and Smart Match tools to build family trees online and on your computer - as well as its unique Genealogy Search Engine. He will also address how today's fascinating face recognition technology is applied to genealogy research.
Location: Ridgewood Public Library Auditorium, 125 N. Maple Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ. Time 7-9 p.m. Meetings are open to the public with light refreshments. For additional information, see:

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~njgsbc/

To add your event to this calendar, please send an announcement to:

UpFront@NGSgenealogy.org.

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