Reminder -- LIve Chat today, April 5, 2021, 12:00-1:00 p.m. on searching Ancestry and FamilySearch, featuring Jill Morelli and Alec Ferretti. Alec Ferretti holds Masters Degrees in Archives and Library Science and has been a professional genealogist since 2016. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Reclaim the Records, and is the current President of the New York Genealogy & Technology Group. Jill Morelli, CG® lectures about her Midwestern, northern German and Scandinavian ancestors nationwide, focusing on intermediate and advanced methodologies, and unique records sets. After obtaining her credential as a Certified Genealogist, she began an online course sharing her experiences and demystifying the process to those who are “on the clock.” If you haven't registered for Virtual NERGC yet, it isn't too late. Go to www.NERGC.org.
Virtual NERGC 2021 kicks off this Thursday, April 1 with Gathering Day 1, a full day of scheduled presentations and live chat. Be sure to join us for: 10:00 – 1030 Opening Session Join us for welcoming remarks by NERGC’S President and Conference Chairs and the presentation of the Donna Holt Siemiatkoski Volunteer Award 11:00-12:00 Pat Richley-Erickson “ 7 Habits of Highly Effective Genealogists” 12:00 – 1:30 Virtual Exhibit Hall. Be sure to visit the Virtual Exhibit Hall during this unopposed time. Many of the exhibitors will be hosting live video chats--a Zoom meeting that mimics the experience of approaching a booth in an in-person exhibit hall. Although other attendees may be asking a question, you can do the same when there is a break in the conversation. 1:30-2:30 Alice Ferretti “ Thinking Outside the (Search) Box: Ancestry Search Strategies” 3:00-4:00 Jill Morelli “ FamilySearch: Don't Miss the Unindexed 70%” 4:30-5:30 Live chat wit