Sunday, March 04, 2007

1st Annual Logan Jamboree - Myrt to give keynote address

The following is the "official press release" about the Logan, Utah event. I am tickled pink to get the chance to meet more of my dear readers and listeners. BRING A FRIEND, and spend the day learning how to climb your family tree!

That means that later, you two will be able to compare notes, and figure out "what was that they said about such-and-such?"

Myrt :)

For the 1st Annual Genealogy & Family Heritage Jamboree
24 March 2007

A Sizzlin’ Spectacular in Logan, Utah
Logan can be cool in March, but for anyone interested in family history things will be Sizzlin-hot at the Eccles Conference Center (USU)! March 24th brings the first annual Genealogy & Family Heritage Jamboree. Logan, Utah 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 beginning through advanced levels. As a matter of fact, more than 36 classes are being offered by many of the best local and national family history professionals, making 36 great reasons to come and bring your friends and family.

My Ancestors Found and The Logan Regional Family History Center 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 Eccles Conference Center, on the campus of Utah State University, Logan, Utah. The Eccles Center is a large attractive facility with ample free parking for everyone. The registration includes a box lunch, so you will not have to leave the campus.

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. 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 – "Pirates of the Pedigree"
DearMYRTLE, the popular online columnist, genealogy guru, and internet radio persona, will be joining the festivities Saturday 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.

More Amazing Speakers
Jamboree is delighted to announce great speakers at every class for this event: DearMYRTLE, Arlene Eakle, Gerda Bals, Billy D. Edgington and Barry Ewell 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. Pre-register for classes at the low admission price of $37, which includes box lunch. $42 at the door, beginning at 7:30 am. Hours: 8:00AM - 5:30PM

Kimberly Savage, Public Relations
Logan Genealogy & Family Heritage Jamboree 2007
(801) 792-2596 (cell)

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