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					Virginia Genealogical Society 5001 W. Broad St., Suite 115 Richmond, VA 23230-3023
NON-PROFIT ORGN U.S. POSTAGE PAID Richmond, Virginia Permit No. 1225

Virginia Genealogical Society
Fall Conference 5-6 Oct 2001

BEGINNERS' WORKSHOPS
Researching Your Family History: Taking Your First Steps On-line for Beginners

Spotlight
on

Family

Your

of books, software, forms, and other items of interest to researchers will be available all day. Be sure to visit them during the breaks.

VENDORS

Also presenting sessions for beginners.

CONFERENCE HOTEL
Clarion Hotel Pembroke Corporate Center 4453 Bonney Rd Virginia Beach, VA 23462 Phone: 1-800-847-5202. All rooms $69.00 plus tax. Request Virginia Beach Genealogical Society Block by 5 September 2001.

Co-sponsored by the Virginia Beach Genealogical Society
Virginia Beach Central Library 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd Virginia Beach, VA 23454-1767

Spotlight on Your Family
Speakers
Dorothy Boyd-Rush, Ph.D., holds a doctorate in history and specializes in Virginia research with an emphasis on the Germanna and Shenandoah Valley Germans. She is the immediate past president of VGS and regularly contributes reviews to their newsletter, serves as the book review editor for the Association of Professional Genealogists' Quarterly; lectures at national and regional conferences, teaches genealogy, and publishes widely on local history. Helen Leary, CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS, is a noted author, speaker and professional genealogist. Immediate past-president of the Board for Certification of Genealogists, she has also served as Trustee of BCG, APG, and president of the North Carolina Genealogical Society. She is a Course Coordinator at the Samford University Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, and has received the NGS Award of Merit, among many other honors. Chuck Novak has been doing genealogical research for over 15 years, is President of VGS and a member of NGS, APG and numerous other societies. Chuck has chaired local seminars and was the On-Site Registration Chair for the 1999 NGS Conference. All programs will be held at the: Virginia Beach Central Library 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd 8:15 a.m. 8:45 9:00–10:00

PROGRAM
Saturday 6 October 2001 Registration (Coffee available) Opening Remarks Spotlight on the Ancestors: Letting Them Be Themselves Helen Leary, CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS Break Spotlight on the Ancestors: Their Time Lines and Family Patterns Helen Leary, CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS Researching Your Family History: Taking Your First Steps Chuck Novak Lunch Spotlight on the Neighbors: What They Can Tell Us and How to Ask Helen Leary, CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS Break Spotlight on the Proof: Knowing How Much Evidence is Enough Helen Leary, CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS On-line for Beginners Dorothy Boyd-Rush, Ph.D.

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
Name: Phone: Address:

Email: VGS or VBGS Member X $30.00 Non-member X $35.00 = = Total: Vegetarian Meal Requested

10:00-10:20 10:20-11:20

OR

Pre-registration includes lunch. Meal reservations cannot be guaranteed if received after 19 Sep 2001. Late registration (received after 19 Sep): VGS or VBGS Member: $35.00 Non-Member: $40.00 Cancellations received after 19 Sep 2001 will be not refunded. Please complete this form and mail it with your check payable to: Virginia Genealogical Society Fall Conference 5001 W. Broad St., Suite 115 Richmond, VA 23230-3023

11:30-1:00 1:00-2:00

2:00-2:30 2:30-3:30

PROGRAM
Friday 5 October 2001 6:30–7:30 p.m. 7:30-8:30 Reception & Cash Bar Virginia Beach Area Research Repositories OR


				
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