Saturday, March 31, 2012

Annual Conference of Nebraska State Genealogical Society

Mark your calendar for May 4th and 5th.  Those are the dates for the 2012 Nebraska State Genealogical Society Annual Conference.  It will be held at the Midtown Holiday Inn in Grand Island, NE, located at 2503 South Locust Street.  The speaker for this year's conference is Laura Prescott.

The cost for the conference is $85 for both days.  This includes lunch and the syllabus.  One day of conference is $50 and includes the syllabus and lunch.   A block of rooms has been set aside in the Midtown Holiday Inn.  When you call to reserve a room, be sure you ask for one of those rooms as the rates are discounted.

Registration for the conference can be made online at the society's web page.

Laura Prescott
Laura Prescott is a professional researcher, writer and speaker.  For seven years she worked for the New England Historic Genealogical Society before starting her own research business.  Her lectures should be very interesting and helpful.

See you in Grand Island!

Friday, March 9, 2012

North Platte Genealogical Society Meeting

The North Platte Genealogical Society (North Platte, Nebraska) will meet on Wednesday, March 21st in the North Platte Public Library meeting room.  The meeting is from 7 to 9 pm.

This month Cheri Hopkins of Alliance, Nebraska will be presenting an interesting program on Antique Photos and Cherished Reflections.  She will explain how clothing and hair styles help us identify the time period of old photographs.  That, along with the types of photos, provide more insight into the history of our ancestors.