Minnesota Genealogical Society Spring Conference March 29th

I received this reminder from the Minnesota Genealogical Society. MGS meetings are always enlightening.

“The Minnesota Genealogical Society Spring Conference will be held March 29, 2008 at the Rochester Community and Technical College in Rochester, Minnesota. The conference offers educational seminars and exhibits to help family historians and genealogists expand their research skills.Registration begins at 8 a.m. Three multi-track sessions are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Rochester Community and Technical College. The Minnesota Genealogical Society, in association with the Olmsted County Genealogical Society, is sponsor of the event.The program features presentations by three board-certified genealogists and experts in Southeast Minnesota family history.

Rosalie Schack, CG, of Owatonna will speak on Minnesota cemetery research. Sandy Thalmann of Rochester will give tips on researching ancestors in Southeast Minnesota. Joanne Sher will speak on researching female ancestors and how to get around genealogical brick walls. Jay Fonkert, CG, will lecture on using maps and geographic information in family history. Other featured topics include genealogy resources of the Minnesota Historical Society and lessons for genealogists wanting to make best use of their personal computers.Registration is $25 for MGS and OCGS members, and $30 for others. A box lunch is available for $10.

Registration is available online at the MGS website or at the door the day of the event.”

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