Friday, October 13, 2006

Spectacular Jamboree to be held in Cheyenne, Wyoming

For the 1st Annual Genealogy & Family Heritage Jamboree
A Sizzlin’ Spectacular in Cheyenne, Wyoming

Cheyenne can be cool in October, but for anyone interested in family history things will be Sizzlin-hot at the Hitching Post Inn! October 20-21 brings the first annual Genealogy & Family Heritage Jamboree. Cheyenne, Wyoming will be the place to be for genealogists who want fun and fabulous educational classes and products—all at an unbeatable price. There is something valuable for everyone, from beginners through advanced levels. As a matter of fact, more than 60 classes are being offered by many of the best local and national family history professionals, making 60 great reasons to come and bring your friends and family. My Ancestors Found and the Cheyenne Genealogical Society are sponsoring this event. There will be a host of volunteers there to help you register, find your way around, and introduce the classes.

The conference will be held at the Historic Best Western Hitching Post Inn, 1700 W. Lincolnway, Cheyenne, Wyoming. The Hitching Post Inn is a large attractive facility with ample free parking for everyone. The Hitching Post Inn has two great restaurants and will be prepared for a large and wonderful group of genealogists.

In the exhibit areas, more than 20 vendors will be available, offering everything from books and software to awe-inspiring family trees and entire family history kits – all to get you sizzlin’ into your genealogy. Fantastic door prizes and exhibitor prizes are being offered as an added bonus and a fun incentive to check out the exhibit hall. FamilySearch Help center will be there, along with many more popular exhibitors. To see a full list, go to Attendees rave about the exhibit hall at our conferences, they pleased with the variety of products, the friendly helpful exhibitors, and the delightful door prizes.

Highlights of the Jamboree – DearMYRTLE and Beau Sharbrough

DearMYRTLE, the popular online columnist, genealogy guru, and internet podcast persona, will be joining the festivities Friday as the Keynote Speaker at the Jamboree. DearMYRTLE, known as "your friend in genealogy" provides genealogy news, reviews and how-to articles on the Internet or via email newsletter (at Don’t miss DearMYRTLE getting out from behind the computer screen and microphone as a special guest speaker at this conference.

Mark your calendars for Friday night’s special event, JamboreeFest: "Dinner with Beau Sharbrough" at the Hitching Post Inn. As you may know, Beau Sharbrough is an internationally recognized genealogist and former president of GENTECH, Inc. He also writes a column for Ancestry magazine. We're sure you will find him not only educational, but entertaining. More information and signups are available at Those interested will want to sign up quickly, as reservations for this event are limited.

More Amazing Speakers
Jamboree is delighted to announce great speakers at every class for this event: DearMYRTLE, Arlene Eakle, Bobbi King, and Jimmy B. Parker are just a few of the magnificent speakers who will be teaching classes, along with professionals from the Family History Library in SLC, and several local genealogists known for their wealth and breadth of experience.

Sign Up Today!
Interested in finding out more information about the Jamboree? Simply visit for more information as it becomes available. Request to receive our free monthly News You Can Use e-zine. Remember, advanced registration is only $45 for two terrific days. This will increase to $50 at the door. Folks who can only make it for one day pay only $25 for that day. Since no one wants to miss out on the best pricing available, remind your friends and family to register ahead. For more information, call 801-829-3295. Or email: Registrations may be mailed to My Ancestors Found, PO Box 187, Morgan, UT 84050. (With your check please include name, address, phone, and email.)

Kimberly Savage, Public Relations
Cheyenne Genealogy & Family Heritage Jamboree 2006
(801) 628-8434 (cell)

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