Thursday, May 17, 2012

Come See Lisa at the SCGS Jamboree in Burbank June 8 - 10, 2012!

The Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree is just a few weeks away!  The theme this year is Lights, Camera, Ancestors! Spotlight on Family History.  Lisa will be speaking at this conference which takes place June 8-10 at the Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel in Burbank, CA.  To get more information, click here

Lisa's got a great variety of classes waiting for you:

TH-001 - Conversation with the Author: Steve Luxenberg and Annie's Ghosts
TH-013 - Common Surname Google Search Strategies

Free Demo at 3:30 in the Exhibit Hall: "3 Cool Tools to Powerboost Your Newspaper Research"

SA-020 - Sharing The Joy: Projects That Will Captivate The Non-Genealogists In Your Life
SA-034 - The Google Earth Scavenger Hunt – Fascinating Family History Fun!
SA-040 - 10 Ways to Add Volume to Your Family History with Video

Free Demo at 12:30 in the Exhibit Hall: "3 Google Search Techniques You Should Be Using!"

There are also going to be some exciting special events happening over the weekend:
On Friday at 6:30 PM there will be a Hollywood Gala sponsored by Travel back in time with us to Hollywood's glory days. Red carpet, Walk of Fame stars, paparazzi, ... Lights, Cameras, and ANCESTORS! Tiaras not required but welcome. Dress up, dress down, it's up to you. Be sure to bring a big smile to the photo booth sponsored by FamilyTree DNA.

There is also a photo contest sponsored by  Share your favorite ancestor photo for a chance to win one of THREE Scan Cafe scanning kits to digitize up to 1,000 photos, slides, and or negatives (a $220 value). The photo in each of these three categories with the most “likes” by the start of Jamboree wins!
  • The most humorous photo of an ancestor
  • Pre-1900 photos
  • Photo of the best-dressed ancestor
To find out how to enter click here.

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