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From the Green Valley News, Sunday January 30 2011, page C7

Genealogy Today, by Betty Lou Malesky, CG

Local Seminar Offers Learning Opportunity

Not everyone is able to attend a national conference. The next best thing is a local seminar. No travel, no hotel expense, no extra meals to buy. The Green Valley Genealogical Society (GVGS) is sponsoring a seminar on Saturday, February 19, 2011 at the Green Valley Elks Lodge, 2951 S. Camino Mercado.

The speaker will be Julie Miller, CG, a professional researcher, lecturer, and writer. Julie is the 2010 Conference Chair for the National Genealogist Society (NGS). She also serves on the NGS Board of Directors and the Board of the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors.

Julie is past President of the Colorado Genealogical Society and the Colorado Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists. She has volunteered at the National Archives-Rocky Mountain Regional Branch in Denver for over 14 years. In addition she is an award-winning genealogical columnist for the Bloomfield Enterprise and co-author of the Colorado Genealogy Blog (CoGenBlog).

Topics for this seminar are unique and should interest every researcher. They are:

This special day includes free drawings for door prizes! In addition, raffle tickets will be available for a number of exciting genealogical prizes including a one year subscription to's U.S. and international records databases worth $300.

Cost of the seminar is $37.50 for GVGS members or $42.50 for non-members. Optional GVGS Membership is $20.00. Admission includes a delicious buffet lunch, morning coffee and afternoon snack.

A registration form and directions to the Elks Lodge are on the society website at Registration must be received by February 12, 2011 at GVGS, P. O. Box 1009, Green Valley, AZ 85622-009. Come and make new friends with neighbors who share your passion for genealogy.

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