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ProGen Study Group Dinner at FGS2011

Last Tuesday evening I attended a ProGen Study Group dinner at Bennigan’s. I met many wonderful people I had previously only “known” online or via email. We had a nice chat and meal before we headed off in different directions. Some attended the APG roundtable discussion and others of us attended the FamilySearch Blogger reception. […]

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Thankful Thursday – Happy FGS Folks

FGS2011 is less than a week away. I am so excited! This is my first major conference and I’m going by myself. I “know” lots of folks from the blogs and Twitter but I think I only have met in real life one person I know is attending. I have already made plans to attend […]

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Tuesday’s Tip – Read the NGS Magazine

I spent last week catching up on some of my genealogy magazines and journals. I read the latest National Genealogical Society Magazine (April – June 2011). There were a few very good articles in there that seemed to provide a few bits of information on a few projects I have going right now. Proving of […]

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Motivation Monday – Genealogy Education

This weekend I read several posts by Michael Hait regarding his recent achievement of genealogical certification. I wrote about it on my Family History Research Blog.  His post made me think a lot about my education to this point and my future goals. Currently I am more than half finished with the ProGen Study Group. […]

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Ancestry.com’s Expert Connect is Gone

My friend Thomas MacEntee over at Geneabloggers suggested a couple of weeks ago that I join Ancestry.com’s Expert Connect. Well I waited because I had so many other things on my to-do list and now Ancestry has shut their Expert Connect down. If you are looking for a Chicago area, which also includes Indiana, Wisconsin, […]

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ProGen Study Group

Genealogists looking for a new educational opportunity, whether they plan to become a Professional Genealogist or just want to perform more professionally, should look at the ProGen Study Group.  ProGen is an online, collaborative study group for anyone interested in upgrading their skills. The group uses the book Professional Genealogy: A Manual for Researchers, Writers, […]

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