Monday, September 10, 2007

Northern Utah Jamboree 15 Sept 2007

Note from DearMYRTLE: OK, enough emails, DearREADERs. Here's the scoop from MyAncestorsFound.com on this Saturday's Jamboree. All inquiries should be addressed to: holly@myancestorsfound.com or kim@myancestorsfound.com .

Just what you’ve been waiting for!
An all-day seminar designed to supercharge your ancestral quest.


WHAT: The Northern Utah Genealogy and Family Heritage Jamboree
WHERE: Marriott Hotel, 247 24th Street, Ogden, UT
WHEN: 7:30am to 7:30pm ~ Sept 15. 2007
THEME: Pirates of the Pedigree

12 jam-packed hours of genealogy!

KEYNOTE
We’re honored to have Beau Sharbrough give the keynote address. He is the Vice President of Content at the historical documents website, Footnote.com. Beau is a popular writer and lecturer on technical topics in genealogy, but has a humorous approach to getting the job done. He is a former president of GENTECH, the founder of the FGS Federation of Genealogical Societies and GENTECH websites, and formerly worked on tree products at Ancestry.com.

CLASSES
MyAncestorsFound.com has gathered the Cream of the Crop when it comes to knowledgeable and creative family history instructors. With the amazing group of teachers lined up you will have more than 35 fantastic classes to choose from including the latest about French, Scandinavian, German, Scottish, Hispanic, Italian, Austrian, immigrant and US ancestry, and what to do about digital copies of documents in your library and on the net at FamilySearch, Footnote, GenealogyBank and WorldVitalRecords. Find out how to decipher old English handwriting, write personal histories, document your sources, get organized, surf the web, and use the latest genealogy software programs. Learn about the records centers in our region that are chock full of information to help genealogists climb their family trees.

THE EXHIBIT HALL
Jam-packed with over 30 displays and vendors
  • Test drive software programs
  • Browse books
  • Bargain hunt among preservation treasurers
  • Demo the latest internet technologies

PRIZES
Thousands of dollars of fabulous prizes will be given out all day to registered attendees! Some of the prizes that will be given out are:

  • Generation Maps Chart
  • Ancestry.com Subscription
  • I Fly Utah - indoor skydiving
  • Ohana Software - PAF Insight
  • My Ancestors Found - A Research Retreat (In SLC with Professionals)
  • Ancestral Quest - Genealogical software
  • Life Story Productions – software
  • Footnote.com – subscription
  • RootsMagic - software
  • DearMYRTLE's Joy of Genealogy book

And the list goes on and on including software, books, family history supplies and more.

Q & A BOOTH
A select group of instructors who will be on hand to answer your personal research questions. The value of a one-on-one consultation with a professional genealogist far exceeds the cost of admittance to this event. Professional answers will open your mind to new research strategies.

GENEALOGY Rx
DearMYRTLE is so excited to help attendees discover missing pirates and honorable pioneers on their pedigree charts and says, “I’m bringing my clipboard so that I can focus on writing out actual genealogy prescriptions for what to do next!”

YOUR ANCESTORS ARE JUST WAITING TO BE RE-DISCOVERED
No need to put it off any longer! Summer vacation is over, and the kids are back in school, so now is the time to focus on your genealogy and family history with help from ‘Pirates of the Pedigree’ a super great genealogy conference.

MORE INFO
Register online at www.MyAncestorsFound.com
Or call Holly Hansen at 801.829.3295

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