Posts Tagged ‘FGS 2014’

2014 FGS Distinguished Service Award: Judi Cook of Nebraska

During the last FGS Conference, a FGS Distinguished Service Award was presented for dedicated volunteer Judi Cook, of Nebraska. Judi is a member of the FGS Member Society, Lincoln-Lancaster County Genealogical Society. Judi did much to increase visibility of her society. Among her accomplishments are library educational activities that promoted and highlighted the LLCGS library’s…

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2014 Presidential Ctiation: Billion Graves & My Heritage

In just a little over a week, the Federation of Genealogical Societies will be presenting Awards during the Wednesday, February 11th, Focus on Societies Day morning session. It begins at 8:00 a.m. and is session W-100. It’s the perfect time to applaud deserving members of our genealogical community. The bulk of these awards are chosen…

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FGS Presidential Citation: Henry and Loekie Boersma.

Henry and Loekie Boersma with FGS Vice-President Kris Rzepczynski and WMGS President Don Bryant Another of the awards presented at the 2014 FGS conference in San Antonio, was given for an amazing series of efforts by a couple from Michigan. They were not at the FGS conference so Federation of Genealogical Societies Vice President Kris…

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FGS 2014 Awards: The Inaugural Technology Advances Award Recipient

The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) presents awards for excellence in a variety of areas related to genealogy and history. At the recent FGS conference in San Antonio, Texas, an array of awards were presented and accompanied by a Power Point presentation extolling the reasons for the awards. Over the next several weeks, watch this…

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Reserve Your FGS 2014 Hotel Room Now!

You can now make your reservations at the Marriott Riverwalk for the FGS 2014 Conference, “Gone to Texas,” to be held 27-30 August 2014, in San Antonio, Texas. AFTER September 15th you can reserve directly with the hotel at (210) 224-4555 and mention FGS. (We realize that the wrong area code is printed in our four…

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Host Hotel Reservations Now Available for FGS 2014

The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) announces the availability of room reservations at the host hotel for the FGS 2014 Conference, “Gone to Texas,” to be held 27-30 August 2014, in San Antonio, Texas. All attendees are encouraged to make reservations at the Marriott San Antonio Rivercenter/Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas using this link: https://aws.passkey.com/g/20192270.…

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FGS 2014 Conference Donation Package To Benefit Preserve the Pensions Project

  Over $1000 Prize Package To Be Awarded at FGS 2013 Conference 15 August 2013 – Austin, TX. The Federation of Genealogical Societies 2014 Conference Committee announces an exciting fundraising effort to benefit the Preserve the Pensions project: the 2014 Conference Donation Package. This amazing prize package consists of the following items: One (1) full…

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2014 FGS National Conference Call for Presentations

  Deadline for Submissions is June 1, 2013 February 6, 2013– Austin, TX. The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) announces a Call for Presentations for the FGS 2014 Conference, “Gone to Texas,” to be held August 27-30, 2014, in San Antonio, Texas. The conference will be held in conjunction with the Texas State Genealogical Society…

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