Ready for 2018…

February 20th, 2018

Your Genetic Genealogist – CeCe Moore

We’re delighted to announce that the speaker for Western Michigan Genealogical Society’s 2018 Got Ancestors?! Seminar is Your Genetic Genealogist – CeCe Moore.

CeCe Moore is well known for her appearances as the genetic genealogy consultant on television series like Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., as well as on other TV shows where she has appeared as a genetic genealogy expert.

She is a leading proponent of genetic genealogy education, and is a co-founder of the Institutor Genetic Genealogy.

You can find her blog at Your Genetic Genealogist and follow her on Facebook

We will again be at The Salvation Army Kroc Center on south Division Avenue.

This will be CeCe’s first visit to Michigan, so save the date – Saturday, 13 October 2018 for a great day of learning.

Today is the Day

October 13th, 2017

Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL arrived in Grand Rapids on Thursday evening, and today we’ve had a great day visiting downtown to check out the venues of NGS 2018 being held in Grand Rapids, a visit to the giant horse at Frederick Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park and then out to the lakeshore to see Lake Michigan.

Registration is now closed, however you can still attend tomorrow’s seminar with Judy. Just come to The Salvation Army Kroc Center at 8:30 and you can register there on the spot for $49. You will need to provide your own lunch now as it’s too late to take any more orders.

Door Prizes 2017

October 11th, 2017

Thanks to generous support from the genealogy industry we have a great line up of Door Prizes for the Got Ancestors?! – Legal Matters! seminar this coming Saturday.

The prizes include:

  1. A 1 year membership to Fold3.com – donated by Fold3.com part of Ancestry.com;
  2. A 1 year membership to Newspapers.com – donated by Newspapers.com – part of Ancestry.com;
  3. A 6 month World Explorer membership in Ancestry.com – donated by Ancestry.com;
  4. A DNA test kit – donated by MyHeritage.com;
  5. A 1 year PremiumPlus + Data membership to MyHeritage.com – donated by MyHeritage.com;
  6. A 1 year PremiumPlus + Data membership to MyHeritage.com – donated by MyHeritage.com;
  7. A 1 year World Membership in FindMyPast.com – donated by FindMyPast.com;
  8. A copy of Family Tree Maker 2017 software – donated by Family Tree Maker;
  9. A $25 Gift Certificate to the Western Michigan Genealogical Society Sales Table – donated by Western Michigan Genealogical Society;

You can’t win if you don’t attend!!!!

It’s not too late to register yet – still a couple of days – and if you register by Friday 13th October evening you’ll still be able to order a lunch from Grand Traverse Pie Company. See the Registration link on the right of this page, or click here.

Here We Go Again…

August 25th, 2017
Judy G Russell, JD, CG, CGL

Judy G Russell, JD, CG, CGL

Registration is now open for our 2017 Annual Seminar Got Ancestors?! – Legal Matters! with Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL. 

You can register online here (preferred), or download the form from here to fill it out and mail it in with payment.

We’re back at The Salvation Army Kroc Center at 2500 S Division Ave, Grand Rapids MI 49507 for 2017.

This year you can either bring your own lunch to eat, or we will be having boxed lunches catered in by Grand Traverse Pie Company for $11 each – make your choice when you register.

See You There

#gotancestors2017 

We’re Excited to Announce…

May 25th, 2017
Judy G. Russell, JD, CG , CGL

Judy G. Russell, JD, CG , CGL

We’re excited to announce that the speaker for this year’s Got Ancestors?! 2017 Western Michigan Genealogical Society Annual Seminar is The Legal Genealogist – Judy G Russell, JD, CG , CGL.

We’re looking forward to welcoming Judy to The Grand Rapids Salvation Army Kroc Center on South Division Avenue.

Today Is the Day

October 14th, 2016

Cyndi Ingle arrived in Grand Rapids last evening, and we’re all set to have a great weekend.

The online registration system is now closed – if you still want to attend it’s not too late – send an eMail to Seminar@GotAncestors.com to let us know and then arrive at the Prince Conference Center at Calvin College by 6:30pm on Friday or 8:30am on Saturday.

See also this page

See you There!

Here We Go…

August 10th, 2016

It’s here – online registration for this year’s Got Ancestors?! 2016 – Make Your List! is now available – see the link on the right side of this page, or click here

A registration form is also available as a downloadable PDF form here, but please, if you’re reading this here, help us out and register online, rather than printing a form and mailing it in.

See you in October!!

2016 Details Coming

July 27th, 2016

Got Ancestors?! 2016 is coming.

CyndiIngleWe’re finalising the details and registration will be available soon. We’re looking forward to a GREAT weekend with Cyndi Ingle of Cyndi’s List.

Today is the Day

October 9th, 2015

Got Ancestors?! 2015 – We’re Here! – Now What? is here!!

D. Joshua Taylor is on his way from California to Michigan, and (hopefully) everything is set with The Salvation Army Kroc Center for another GREAT event in our series of Annual Seminars.

See this page for details if you decide at the last minute you still want to attend.

It’s going to be a GREAT weekend.

 

 

Registrations Now Open

August 20th, 2015

Online registration for Got Ancestors?! 2015: We’re Here! — Now What? with D. Joshua Taylor is now open online at http://GotAncestors.com/registration/

We’re excited to have Josh come to Grand Rapids this year and are looking forward to his presentations on Friday evening 9th October and Saturday 10th October.

You can see the schedule here.

Remember we have a new venue this year – we are at The Salvation Army Kroc Center at 2500 South Division Avenue – just north of 28th St.

We look forward to seeing you there!!