APG Young Professional Scholarship award details

From a press release sent by APG. This is a wonderful opportunity for someone thinking about the field of professional genealogy. The Association of Professional Genealogists (APG®) is now accepting applications for the APG Young Professional Scholarship. Requirements have been revised to reflect current economic and educational trends and to be more inclusive of young […]

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“Ask a Genealogist” this Saturday

The Association of Professional Genealogists Northland Chapter is sponsoring a “Ask a Genealogist” panel session this Saturday, April 28th at Inver Hills Community College in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota. IGH is a suburb of St. Paul. This session will be held from 12:00 – 12:30 p.m. and is open to all conference registrants. Each registrant […]

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Weller’s opens in time for SLIG, RootsTech, and the PMC

You may already know this if you live in the Salt Lake City area. The throngs of people with an interest in genealogy, history, libraries, technology and other things who will visit there in the next 3 weeks might not know it yet. The Sam Weller bookstore formerly on Main Street has now reopened in […]

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Association of Professional Genealogists Announces Election Results

WESTMINSTER, Colo., November 9, 2011−The Association of Professional Genealogists (APG®) today announced election results for its 2012–2014 executive committee, as well as for nine regional directors and two new nominating committee members. Kenyatta D. Berry of Santa Monica, Calif. was elected president. Berry, a genealogist, entrepreneur and lawyer with more than 15 years of experience […]

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Northland Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists

The Northland Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists just finished a virtual meeting with 16 members. Our members include residents of Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Many of us do research and consultations for clients, others are editors, writers, personal historians, and all are interested in the standards of our field. […]

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Ancestry.com discontinues Expert Connect

I received this press release from Ancestry.com today: “Over a year ago Ancestry.com created Expert Connect as a way to expand its service offerings and provide additional assistance for members through an elite group of professional genealogists and researchers. Through this service, customers were given the opportunity to hire genealogists to retrieve records, perform research […]

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Association of Professional Genealogists lectures online

This press release was sent out by the Association of Professional Genealogists today. FGS is the Federation of Genealogical Societies which has an annual conference about genealogical research. APG is a long-time participant in FGS conferences. “APG has once again partnered with FamilySearch to produce videos of this year’s Professional Management Conference. The videos present […]

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Voting? Genealogy too!

I really don’t think there should be a question mark in that title. Whether it be our national, state, county, or city elections it should not be a question. I feel it is a right, a privilege and a duty. I’d like to take that a step further and talk about organizations. Churches, schools, civic […]

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Syllabus from Association of Professional Genealogists PMC is available

UPDATE: it is sold out! This press release was sent by APG: The 13th Annual APG Professional Management Conference took place 17 August 2010, in Knoxville, Tennessee. The syllabus is now for sale (while supplies last) for $20 plus shipping. Go to http://www.apgen.org/catalog/products.html to order with your credit card. Topics included: From the Trenches: How […]

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