11 October 2011

Genealogical Research Institute of Virginia conference features Tom Jones, co-editor NGSQ

This year's GRIVA conference will be held Saturday October 15, 2011 at the Virginia Historical Society.  Our speaker will be Tom Jones, PhD,CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS and his conference theme will be "Strategies for Finding Hidden Ancestors."  Dr. Jones will present four presentations namely:
  • Five Ways to Prove Who Your Ancestor Was
  • Five Proven Techniques for Finding European Origins
  • Missing Something? Getting the Most Out of Genealogical Evidence
  • How to Avoid Being Duped by the Internet.
The $45 registration fee ($55 non-member) includes lunch and beverage.  Parking is free at the Historical Society.  Walk ins are also welcome but lunch may not be guaranteed.  Avoid the non-member fee by joining the GRIVA society.

On Friday night, October 14, we will be observing the 30th anniversary of GRIVA at the Westwood Racquet Club.  Sign up for either or both events online at http://grivagenealogy.wordpress.com/.  Parking is also free at the Westwood Club.

GRIVA (the Genealogical Research Institute of Virginia) is a recognized non-profit entity under 501c3 of the IRS code.

Questions about the conference can be directed to Brent Morgan, 804-550-3039 or [email protected]

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