Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Saturday Seminar at Riverton FamilySearch Library

Free Seminar on the Bringing the FamilySearch Community Together
The Riverton FamilySearch Library Hosts an Event on July 16

RIVERTON, UTAH - Genealogists and family history enthusiasts looking for new ways to work together in searching for ancestors will want to take advantage of a free seminar to be held on Saturday, July 16th at the Riverton FamilySearch Library. Keynote speaker, Don R. Anderson, will address the topic “FamilySearch Community: Ways in Which FamilySearch Is Organizing Community Resources to Help Individuals Find Ancestors and Bring the Community Together.”

Anderson is Senior Vice President for FamilySearch. In this role, he has the responsibility for the Patron Services organization, including the FamilySearch Family History Library as well as the Worldwide Support organization. Don’s responsibilities include providing help to those searching for ancestors using FamilySearch, the Family History Library, family history centers, the FamilySearch website, CD software, and other resources. Don’s organization provides services in more than 12 languages for more than 110 countries worldwide with an excess of 10 million patron interactions annually.

Following the keynote presentation, there will be two blocks of four classes that will cover topics of interest to both beginning and advanced family history enthusiasts.

Classes to be held from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. are:
  • “Choosing and Using the Right Hardware and Software for Genealogy” - Barry Ewell
  • “Searching for Ancestors, Step-by-Step” - Sheri Lynn Lemon
  • “The Perfect Social Media: Family History and Genealogy” - Claire Brisson Banks
  • “Great Grandpa Was a Mormon: LDS and Utah Records” - Don and Diane Snow

The classes available from 11:00 a.m. to noon are:
  • “Choosing and Using the Right Hardware and Software for Genealogy” - Barry Ewell
  • “Hanging Pictures on Your Family Tree” - Scott Huskey
  • “Getting the Most out of the Family History Library Catalog” - Daniel Poffenberger
  • “Naturalization Records” - Patricia Jensen

Registration is not required for this free seminar. The Riverton FamilySearch Library is located in the LDS Riverton Office Building at 3740 Market Center Drive. The facility is near the intersection of Bangerter Highway and 13400 South, just east of Home Depot.

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