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Thursday, November 5, 2020

2020 Fall Seminar -- Gems for Genealogical Research with Lisa Louise Cooke this Saturday!


It's here!  Our online seminar with Lisa Louise Cooke.  You should have received your confirmation of registration, the URL to sign in, the handout, and a list of silent auction items. 

Gems for Genealogical Research
Presenter: Lisa Louise Cooke
Saturday, November 7, 2020. 9 am - 3 pm (social time 8:30 am - 9 am)
Via Zoom -- the link will be sent via email to registered participants several days before the seminar.

Members $50, Non-members $60. Registration is now open -- register soon!

Lisa Louise Cooke is a well-known speaker on genealogy and technology. She is an author, columnist, host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast, and podcast producer for Family Tree Magazine Podcast. Her podcast brings genealogy news, research strategies, expert interviews and inspiration to genealogists in 75 countries around the world.

Four topics to up your technology skills for your genealogical research:

  • The 2020 Genealogist's Google Search Methodology
  • Google Books: The Tool I Use Every Day
  • Cool Cases Solved: How to Identity Your Photos
  • Future Technology and Genealogy – 5 Strategies You Need

An online Silent Auction will be part of the Seminar event. All registered participants will receive both the seminar link and the silent auction link two days before the seminar. Auction items include memberships to AncestryGenealogyBankFindmypastfold3, and Newspapers.com. There will also be mystery grab bags of used books on various topics.

Register online here. For a seminar flyer with mail-in registration form, click here.

Here are our Silent Auction Items.  You must be registered for the seminar to bid.



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