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Ask-the-Pros — Why you should go to a Family History Retreat

Ask-the-Pros — Why you should go to a Family History Retreat

For some time now, Family History Expos has been conducting Family History Retreats at various locations around the country. There are several planned for calendar year 2014. Here is the list of planned Retreats: Family History Retreat at the FamilySearch Library Salt Lake Plaza Hotel 122 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah, 84010 April 7 – 12, 2014 Family History Retreat in Historic Nauvoo, Illinois Nauvoo Family Inn & Suites 1875 Mulholland Street, Nauvoo, ILlinois, 62354 April 23 – 27, 2014 Family History Retreat at … Read entire article »

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New Events for 2014

New Events for 2014

We would like to wish our readers a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 2013 has truly been a wonderful ‘Birthday Year’ for Family History Expos. Each of you have played a big part in the celebration. During the past ten years we have organized and executed literally hundreds of events. Personally, I (Holly) have listened to thousands of fascinating family history research and brick wall stories, thanks for sharing. I have also heard many … Read entire article »

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Attention Mesa and St. George Family History Expo Attendees

Family History Expos is supporting the RootsTech conference February 6-8, 2014. We are not holding our annual Expos in Mesa or St. George this coming year. We look forward to seeing you at RootsTech and some of our other events in 2014. This was not an easy decision for us to make. But we are excited to see the St. George and Mesa local Family History Centers creating amazing events to serve the research needs in their areas. We know it is time to serve new areas where there is a need for more educational opportunities and family history events. We are setting up on the 2014 Expo Schedule now and will be posting more events over the next few weeks. Watch for additional Retreats and Expos in 2014 as we finalize … Read entire article »

Filed under: Expo News, Press Releases

Your Family History Starts in Duluth, Georgia

Your Family History Starts in Duluth, Georgia

Georgia Family History Expo November 9-10, 2012 Alabama genealogy professional and author Robert S. Davis, M.Ed, MA  will reveal the “Secrets to Research in Georgia” at the Georgia Family History Expo Nov. 9-10 at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Ga. Davis is director of the Genealogy Program of Wallace State Community College, Hanceville, Ala. The historian has more than 1,000 publications on records and research to his credit. He will kick off the Expo at 2 p.m. … Read entire article »

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Only a few days left for Early Bird Savings for Family History Expo in Kearney, Nebraska

Only a few days left for Early Bird Savings for Family History Expo in Kearney, Nebraska

Kearney is Mid-America 1733 miles from Boston and 1733 miles from San Francisco. Come join us for the Midwest Expo September 7-8, 2012.  We will see you at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Kearney, Nebraska. For a real pioneer adventure please join us for the pre-expo tour, September 6th, with Ronnie O’Brien as we discover the old California and Mormon Trails. We will also learn about Native American traditions for the area. We will not … Read entire article »

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Albuquerque Family History Expo Features DNA Pioneers

Two of the nation’s top DNA experts will present at the Albuquerque Family History Expo in Albuquerque, New Mexico April 13-14 at the Crowne Plaza. Family Tree DNA President and Chief Executive Officer Bennett Greenspan will open the expo during a keynote speech at 2 p.m. Friday in the New Mexico Ballroom.  Angelo R. Cervantes, also a pioneer in DNA research, will present on the New Mexico DNA project at 1:10 p.m. on Saturday. Bennett Greenspan is an entrepreneur who has delighted in genealogy research all of his life. He founded Family Tree DNA in 1999. The Houston-based company specializes in helping people use genetics for personal family history research. Greenspan’s research, company, and passion for genealogy have been featured in the mass media multiple times including on the Today Show, … Read entire article »

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Houston Family History Expo Fast Approaching

Your Family History Starts in Houston Beginners to old-timers can get a Texas-sized jump on their family history April 6-7 at the Houston Family History Expo 2012. Opening keynote speaker Lisa Louise Cooke will fire up the crowd with great ways to get started and stay motivated to engage in family history during her opening address on Friday at 2 p.m. Register online, by telephone, or at the door. The Expo will take place at the Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport. Registration begins and exhibits open at 1 p.m., Friday and at 9 a.m. on Saturday. “Our 2012 theme is: ‘Your family history starts here!’” FHE Founder and President Holly T. Hansen said. “We are so thrilled to bring our Expo to Houston this year. This is going to be a … Read entire article »

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Two More Bloggers of Honor for the Albuquerque Family History Expo

Two More Bloggers of Honor for the Albuquerque Family History Expo

Bloggers George Geder and Valorie Elkins have also been selected as Bloggers of Honor for the Family History Expo to be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 13th and 14th, 2012. George … Read entire article »

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Call for Bloggers

Family History Expos is now accepting applications from those interested in participating as Bloggers of Honor at our upcoming 2012 Expos. Types of Blogs that will qualify you as a Blogger of Honor: Family History or Genealogy Blog Mommy Blogs with Family Stories Story Telling Blogs of Family and Historical Interest Family History Product or Service Provider Library, Archive or Research Center Professional Genealogist Preservation Awareness Restoration Projects Information Provider Other Blogs of Historical Interest Chosen Bloggers of Honor will receive: Full Registration Benefits Listing on Event Website with Hotlink to Blog Promotion on Family History Expos Blog Gift Bag Provided by Expo Sponsors and Exhibitors Bloggers of Honor will be expected to: Pre-Expo Announce the Expo and Sponsors Promote Expo Speakers, Exhibitors, and Activities Share Press Release Information During Expo Highlight Websites, Tools, and Discoveries Made Share Blogging Tips with Attendees Report Daily on Presentations and Exhibits Post-Expo Summarize Overall Expo Experience on Blog … Read entire article »

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Meet the Bloggers of Honor for the Yuma Expo

Meet the Bloggers of Honor for the Yuma Expo

The Yuma Family History Expo is just 3 weeks away and we are pleased to introduce you to our Bloggers of Honor for this event. Our Bloggers of Honor provide information and updates about the Expo and assist in making each Expo a virtual event by tweeting, blogging, and Facebooking about the exhibits, classes, and networking opportunities they experience. If you are a blogger attending the Yuma Expo please let us know and we will list you … Read entire article »

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