Wednesday, December 10, 2014

ATTENTION GENEALOGICAL EXHIBITORS

There is still booth space available in the Exhibit Hall for the 13th New England Regional Genealogical Conference being held 15-18 April 2015 in Providence, Rhode Island. The first booth is $170, additional booths are $120. There is an additional $25 registration charge after 31 December 2014. Full information is on the NERGC website Exhibit Hall page, http://www.nergc.org/Exhibitors.html or contact Exhibit Chairs Mary Ellen Grogan and Sharon Sergeant at nergcexhibits@earthlink.net.

ATTENTION HISTORICAL AND GENEALOGICAL ORGANIZATIONS

There's still space available at NERGC Society Fair, to be held Thursday, 16 April 2015 from 5:15 to 7 pm during Happy Hour. It’s a great way to gain exposure for your group. We’re especially interested in Rhode Island and nearby Connecticut and Massachusetts history and genealogy groups. It’s a great networking event and it’s free!! NERGC supplies a table, two chairs and signage. You supply representatives and your handouts, etc. For more information, Contact Society Fair Chair Ralph Wadleigh at whplar@comcast.net.

NERGC QUERY COLUMN DEADLINE IS JANUARY 15

The 2015 NERGC Conference at Providence, RI, will again include the ever-popular QueryColumn in our Conference Syllabus. These entry pages will also be duplicated and posted on the Query Board in the active area near Registration, adding to the hundreds of Registrants who will have the entries in their copy of the Syllabus. Cost is $5 per Query, or three for $10. Submit each entry (50 words or less) on a separate 81/2 x 11 sheet of paper; write your dates as 27 July 1927; indicate birth, death, marriage in that order, and event locations before dates. Supply known information before your question is asked. For sample query format, see NERGC 2015 E-zine 4 at http://www.nergc.org/E-zine_4_2015.pdf. Queries Chair reserves the right to edit for space/clarity, without changing thought. Entries must be postmarked by 15 January 2015. Please enclose a check payable to "NERGC Queries" and mail to: Query Column, 40 Round Hill Road, Wethersfield, CT 06109-2510.

Monday, October 27, 2014

WHAT TO DO IN PROVIDENCE

Check out this great post about what to do in Providence when you come to NERGC 15-18 2015: http://onerhodeislandfamily.com/2014/10/26/providence-for-nergc/

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

REGISTRATION FOR NERGC 2015 IS NOW OPEN

To download the Program Brochure or register for the conference, Librarians and Teachers Day, Technology Day and associated luncheons and banquets or the Explore Providence tour, go to www.NERGC.org.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

NERGC SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

NERGC Sponsors so far: Connecticut Society of Genealogists, FamilySearch, FindMyPast, Massachusetts Genealogical Council, Massachusetts Society of Genealogists, Maine Genealogical Society, New England Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists, New England Historic Genealogical Society, ProQuest. We still have sponsorship opportunities for companies and organizations starting as little as $75. Our large conference attendance can assist YOU as a sponsor, for when you sponsor with NERGC, you'll increase your visibility with the genealogists you need to reach. For opportunities and contact information, see the NERCG Sponsor page.