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Archive for October, 2013

Ready for Another Year? – Save the Dates!

Friday, October 18th, 2013

We had a GREAT Seminar with Thomas MacEntee.

Now we’re looking forward to next year. 2014 will be Western Michigan Genealogical Society’s 60th Anniversary, so quite the occasion.

We’ve lined up a great speaker for next year – Dick Eastman of Eastman’s Online Genealogy News, so save these dates NOW so that you don’t have a conflict next year.

  • Friday Night 10 October 2014
  • Saturday 11 October 2014

Mark Your Calendars and we’ll see you there!!!

Are YOU Having Fun Yet?!

Friday, October 4th, 2013

Attention Procrastinators… ARE YOU HAVING FUN YET?! Don’t miss the chance to attend this year’s Annual GotAncestors?! 2013 Seminar with Thomas MacEntee, Genealogy Ninja. If you need a boost, new ideas, or just need to be re-energized, this program will please you. We intend to have FUN on Friday night and all day Saturday, October 11 & 12 at the Prince Conference Center in Grand Rapids. Go to http://gotancestors.com/ for complete schedule, information and registration form. Registrations will be accepted through Saturday, October 5.

DOOR PRIZES
We’ve lined up another great array of door prizes again this year, and something new – a “Tech Basket Raffle”. See this post for details

Door Prizes that YOU Could Win

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

We have some great door prizes lined up this year, AND something new – a “Tech Basket Raffle”. The list currently includes the following:

From MyHeritage.com we have

  • TWO certificates for a free one year FULL PremiumPlus with Data membership to MyHeritage.com

From FindMyPast.com we have

  • A 12 Month World Subscription to FindMyPast.com

From Saving Memories Forever we have

  • THREE certificates for a free one year membership in SavingMemoriesForever.com

From JustaJoy.com we have

  • TWO certificates for a free one year membership in JustaJoy.com Family Heirloom Exchange
  • a voucher that can be exchanged at his Sales booth for either an 11 x 14 color map or a genealogy wall chart.
  • a voucher that can be exchanged at their Sales booth for a Tee Shirt.

From Western Michigan Genealogical Society we have:

  • a voucher for $25 that can be used towards a purchase at the Western Michigan Genealogical Society sales table

From Newspapers.com we have

  • a ONE year membership in the website Newspapers.com

From Fold3.com we have

  • a ONE year membership in the website Fold3.com

From Ancestry.com we have

  • a ONE year World Deluxe membership in the website Ancestry.com

 

and NEW THIS YEAR

A “Tech Basket Raffle“. We’re putting together a Tech Basket Raffle that will include at least the following Tech Items:

  • an LG Slim Portable Blue Ray Writer – generously donated by M-Disc
  • a 10 pack of “1,000 year M-Discs” for the M-Disc writer – generously donated by M-Disc
  • a 4GB USB 2.0 Thumb Drive – provided by WMGS
  • an iPad folio case – generously donated by FindMyPast.com

Tickets for this raffle will be $5 each.

More prizes will be announced here as they are confirmed.

THANKS TO EVERYONE FOR THESE GENEROUS GIFTS.

Remember – you can’t win if you’re not going to be there!!!