This blog brings you breaking news about the 14th New England Regional Genealogical Conference and the city of Springfield, Massachusetts.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS FOR 2013 VOLUNTEER AWARD

This award, consisting a free registration for the 2013 NERGC conference, one banquet, a recognition certificate read at that banquet, and one night in a conference hotel is given to an individual who has provided outstanding volunteer service to the New England Regional Genealogical Consortium, Inc. or its member societies (as defined in the NERGC bylaws), over and above the job to which they were elected or appointed to do. The service might include (but need not necessarily be limited to) outstanding leadership, completing a special project or demonstrating expertise in accomplishing a goal, raising standards of excellence, or influencing for the better the field of genealogy on behalf of a qualifying genealogical society. The nomination may be for service and/or achievements during the previous calendar year or for achievements over a number of years leading up to and including the previous calendar year. Nominations must be made by someone other than the person being nominated. They may be submitted by one or more: • Delegates from or Presidents of NERGC member societies • Officers or members of the Board of Directors of the New England Regional Genealogical Conference. Nominations should include: • The full name of the nominee • A short vitae on the nominee • The name of the organization for which outstanding volunteer services were performed • A descriptive one page essay describing the qualifying services to NERGC or the member society and to the field of genealogy as a whole. Send nominations for the 2013 Award by Friday, October 12, 2012 to: Richard C. Roberts, 596 Gurleyville Road, Storrs, CT 06268-1408

Thursday, May 3, 2012

NERGC 2013 E-ZINE #1 IS NOW AVAILABLE

The first 2013 New England Regional Genealogical Conference E-zine is now available online at http://www.nergc.org/E-zine_1_2013.pdf. Please share the link with your friends and associates – and anyone else you feel may be interested in attending the Conference.