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Seminar Featuring Lisa Louise Cooke

Presented by

Ark-La-Tex Genealogical Association

Saturday June 11, 2016 (Rescheduled Date)

Come hear nationally recognized speaker Lisa Louise Cooke, who is the owner of Genealogy Gems, a genealogy and family history multi-media company. She is producer and host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast, the popular online genealogy audio show available at Her podcast brings genealogy news, research strategies, expert interviews and inspiration to genealogists in 75 countries around the world. Lisa also works closely with Family Tree Magazine as author, producer and host of the Family Tree Magazine Podcast. She is a curriculum developer and instructor for Family Tree University. Additionally, Lisa is the author of four books that focus on the use of technology to enhance genealogical and historical research: The Genealogist's Google Toolbox, Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse, How to Find Your Family History in Newspapers, and Genealogy Gems: Ultimate Research Strategies.

Lecture Topics

  1. Google Tools & Procedures for Solving Family History Mysteries
  2. How to Reopen & Work a Genealogical Cold Case
  3. Ways to Enhance our Genealogy Research with Old Maps
  4. The Great Google Earth Genealogy Game Show

Note: Bring a sack lunch or plan to visit one of several nearby eateries.

See below for additional information.

There are two ways to register and pay for this spring technology event.

  1. Click here to register and pay using PayPal. (PayPal will accept certain credit cards even if you don't have a PayPal Account.)

  2. OR

  3. Click here to print the registration form for regular mail.


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St. Jude Catholic Church
The John & Rose Miciotto Center
4700 Palmetto Road
Benton, LA

Note 1: St. Jude Catholic Church has relocated from the former Viking Drive site to the new facility at 4700 Palmetto Road.

Note 2: Palmetto Road is the north extension of Airline Drive.

  • Route 1. From I-220, take Airline Drive exit; proceed north on Airline Drive 5 miles.
  • Route 2. From I-20, take Airline Drive exit; proceed north on Airline Drive 7 miles.
  • Route 3. Going East on Shreveport-Barksdale Highway, cross the Red River bridge, turn left on Barksdale Blvd, then turn right on Airline Drive. Proceed North on Airline Drive 9 miles.