Friday, February 23, 2007

NGS PRESS RELEASE: Beginner's Workshop 16-19 May 2007

NOTE: This was just released by the NGS. All inquiries should be addressed to Jeanne Lund, as listed below.

Arlington, VA. 12th February 2007

National Genealogical Society to hold Beginner’s Workshop at the NGS Conference in the States and Family History Fair, Richmond, VA.

The National Genealogical Society will be holding its annual Conference in the States and Family History Fair from 16-19 May 2007.

The Beginner’s Workshop will take place on Saturday, 19th May, from 8am – 12 Noon, at the Richmond Marriott Hotel (500 East Broad Street).

Anyone interested in tracing their family history/genealogy and who needs guidance on where to start will find this workshop very beneficial. Led by experienced genealogists, this workshop will guide participants through how to organize what you know, and how to search for what you don’t know.

The workshop is limited to 50 participants. A registration fee of $25 covers the workshop fee and all related materials. Sign-up information is available at: Please note – you do not need to register for the entire conference to attend this workshop.

If you are interested in learning more about family history research, sign up for the NGS Conference – which will commence on Wednesday 16th May and conclude on Saturday 19th May. You may register for the entire conference or daily programs.

The NGS Conference in the States will also feature a Family History Fair at the Greater Richmond Convention Center – which is just across the road from the Richmond Marriott Hotel. The Family History Fair is free admittance to all, and will be open Wednesday through Saturday. On hand will be many genealogical vendors – including software, books, magazines, genealogical societies, and so on. For Family History Fair opening hours please go to:

For a full list of exhibitors confirmed so far, go to:

Further information on the NGS Conference in the States & Family History Fair, including registration fee information, can be found on the NGS website at:

Contact Jeanne Lund
National Genealogical Society – (703) 525-0050, ext. 112. (703) 525-0052 (Fax).

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