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Thursday, May 24, 2012

One Week to Colorado Family History Expos!

 A few weeks ago, I was all scheduled to attend the Houston, Oklahoma City and Albuquerque Family History Expos and had some issues that came up preventing me from going. But now I am scheduled to fly up to Colorado Springs for the 4th Annual Expo. Here is a clip from Holly Hansen about the upcoming Expo:

Family History Expos is returning to Colorado for our 4th Annual Expo. This year it will be held in Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 1-2, 2012 at the Crowne Plaza. Many of you are already registered and we look forward to seeing you there. We have a fantastic program prepared for you. Details available online at  http://www.familyhistoryexpos.com/.

If you have not taken time to register yet, I recommend you do so now in order to save money, as the price will go up at the door.

For those of you who are members of societies, genealogy clubs, library groups, historical associations, and other interested groups please share this announcement with your membership. We want to be sure everyone who may benefit from this event has a chance to hear about it and attend if they’d like to. So, please take time to tell your family history friends and neighbors about this event.
Here are a few more highlights:

Family Roots Publishing – Leland K. Meitzler : Founder of Heritage Quest in 1985, Managing Editor of “Heritage Quest Magazine” until 2006, and Managing Editor of “Everton’s Genealogical Helper 2006-2009.” Leland writes a daily blog at GenealogyBlog.com and runs Family Roots Publishing Co. He is a popular tour conductor and entertaining lecturer, having given over 2,000 genealogical presentations.

Over 2000 great genealogy guidebooks can be found on the Family Roots Publishing website. Regional guidebooks for most countries, American states, and Canadian provinces are located here! Guides on writing, and recording genealogy, photography, DNA research, genealogy dictionaries, computer use, immigration, migration, and on & on are found here!

Creative Continuum – Tom Underhill : Publisher, senior designer and author of nine books at Creative Continuum, a book design and publishing company specializing in high-quality, short-run books, Tom and his company have recently produced more than 400 family history heirloom books, printed more than 10.5 million pages and scanned more than 13,000 photographs.

A family owned and operated business that’s been around for more than 13 years, Creative Continuum specializes in short run books, family history book publishing, calendars and other publications, typically printing and binding fewer than 500 books. You’ll find the Creative Continuum website filled with answers to your questions about publishing your family history and other short run books, calendars and publications.

Colorado Genealogical Society Computer Interest Group – The mission of the Computer Interest Group: To inform and update members as well as the larger genealogical community about the use of technology, especially software computer programs and emerging resources, in genealogical research.
There will be additional vendors with a variety of products and services. To check out all exhibitors visit our website at: https://www.familyhistoryexpos.com/viewexhibit.aspx?exid=69&eid=52&past=0.
If you have questions don’t hesitate to contact us. We look forward to seeing you in Colorado Springs June 1-2, 2012.

Sincerely,
Holly T. Hansen

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