Friday, August 17, 2012

Announcing the 2012 Family History Library Retreat

The following is from FamilySearch.

Announcing the 2012 Salt Lake City Family History Library Retreat


FamilySearch is pleased to announce the 2012 Family History Retreat offered by Family History Expos, a private company. Family History Expos is offering a special 50% discount for Family History Consultants and Family History Center staff.

Family History Expos (a private company) is excited to invite you to the Salt Lake City Family History Library Retreat to be held on October, 22 2012, through October 26, 2012, at the Salt Lake Plaza Hotel at 122 West South Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah, telephone 1-801-521-0130.

Come and join Family History Expos for a week of family history dedicated to researching your own lines. The Family History Library houses the largest family history collection under one roof anywhere in the world, covering records from all parts of the globe. The retreat is dedicated to military research, records, and sources at the Family History Library.

Family History Expos will have many professionals on site to assist you with any research challenges that may present themselves, including one-on-one time in the library and instruction in our hotel classroom each day. They will have an impressive list of professionals and assistants who will present classes and answer your research questions.

Arlene H. Eakle is one of these presenters. Dr. Eakle is the president and founder of the Genealogical Institute, Inc., and she has more than 30 years of experience in research, consulting, lecturing, and writing.

Also presenting classes will be Judith E. Wight, who is owner of Wight House Research and is an Accredited Genealogist specializing in records of Ireland and Scotland. She worked for 10 years as a reference consultant at the Family History Library.

Classes will also be given by Sharon D. Monson and Billy Dubois Edgington, who are well known in the family history community.

For information on all classes and schedules for the retreat, please go

Family History Expos Inc. is offering a special 50% off discount for family history consultants and family history center staff who attend.  To receive the 50% discount, please call Family History Expos at 1-801-829-3295.

We can't wait to see you there!
The FamilySearch Team

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