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20 May 2011

A Few Genealogical Favorite Things and What We Can Learn from the Pros

Friday, July 8, 2011
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m

California Genealogical Society Library
2201 Broadway, Suite LL2
Oakland, California 94612

Join member Virginia Kysh for some genealogy fun and tips from the experts.

A Few Favorite Things
Virginia will start things off with a “poor genealogist’s” version of Oprah's famous give away. Kysh shares favorite websites, magazines, tools and other genealogical finds that have caught her fancy. Bring an empty bag so you can carry home some fun stuff! (But don't come looking for a new car or a trip to your ancestral home.)

Some Things We Can Learn from the Professionals
Next, Kysh will share some insights learned from working with two professional genealogists each year at Utah Genealogical Association problem solving classes. She’ll discuss the importance of using research logs and many other tips to help with researching.

The class is limited to forty participants and is a free benefit of membership. Non-members fee is $20.00 (non-refundable) and can be applied towards membership on the day of the workshop.

Preregistration is required. Walk-ins will not be admitted. Registration confirmations will be sent to the first forty registrants. Additional names will be collected and placed on a waiting list in case of cancellations.

Register online.

Virginia Kysh has served as Assistant Director of the Antioch Family History Center for many years. A graduate of Brigham Young University Provo with a major in Elementary Education and a minor in Library Science, Virginia caught the genealogy bug while attending an introductory genealogy class at BYU. Kysh has attended Utah Genealogical Association (UGA) Institute at Salt Lake City for the past fourteen years and she is a frequent attendee at FGS and NGS conferences as well as those closer to home. Virginia has forty years of genealogy research experience. She has been teaching genealogy for ten years.

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