Seniors Family History Outreach Project 2012
We are very excited to announce that our Society has received a community grant from Port Macquarie Hastings Council to enable us to go ahead with the
“Ask Granny” seniors’ family history outreach project for 2012.
This innovative program was developed in Georgia USA by genealogists Greg Crane and Judy Russell who have provided lots of administrative help and proformas for flyers, announcements and teaching outlines that we have permission to adapt to our local needs – eg date format, reference lists, etc.
There are two conditions to this program:
we go to where the seniors are; and
we provide the workshop and materials at no charge to the attendees
The grant enables us to present 12 sessions which we aim to present at a number different retirement villages throughout the Port Macquarie-
No computer experience is necessary as the grannies and grandpas who attend the workshops use only pencils and paper to record their memories of family names, dates and places on a special 3-
Would you like to know more about this program? Please contact our Program Co-
Take the challenge -
We would like to encourage you to write your life story too – download the memory jogger questions for ideas.