30th ANNUAL SEMINAR UPDATE

Whi er Area Genealogical Society
Presents

CURT B. WITCHER
Saturday, February 23, 2013
SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY
8:00 Doors open/Registration Browse displays and sales 9:00 Welcome and Introduction 9:15 “Doing the History Eliminates the Mystery” Break. Browse displays and sales “Pain in the Access: Getting More from the Internet for Your Genealogy” Lunch. Browse displays and sales Door Prizes “Doing Effective Genealogical Research in Libraries” Break. Last chance for sales “This I Believe--The Urgent Need to Record Living History” Adjournment CURT B. WITCHER
Curt B. Witcher is the Senior Manager for Special Collections at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, IN where he manages The Genealogy Center. Curt is the project lead on the library’s digitization initiatives-initiatives that include partnerships with the Internet Archive, ProQuest, Fold3, and WeRelate, as well as growing a site of free, searchable data files at GenealogyCenter.org. He is a former president of both the Federation of Genealogical Societies and the National Genealogical Society and the founding president of the Indiana Genealogical Society. Curt has been distinguished as a fellow of the Utah Genealogical Association; received the Federation of Genealogical Societies' Rabbi Malcolm H. Stern Humanitarian Award; been recognized the first fellow of the Indiana Genealogical Society; received the National Genealogical Society’s P. William Filby Award for outstanding, life-time contributions to
genealogical librarianship.

10:15 10:45 12:00 1:00 1:30 2:30 3:00 4:00

———————————————————————————— REGISTRATION FORM
Name __________________________________________Phone________________________ Address _____________________________________________________________________ City _______________________________State ______ Zip ______________+ ___________ Email Address _______________________________________________________________ Check to reserve handicapped parking Refreshments will be available during the day for a dona on. Lunches may be ordered through pre-registration only. See reverse side for details. Eating places are within walking distance, or you may bring your own. Please fill in the reverse side of this form.

WAGS Seminar Location
Masonic Lodge 7604 Greenleaf Ave. Whittier, CA From the 605 Freeway: Exit at Whittier Blvd. Go east, then left on Mar Vista St. From I-5: Exit Carmenita Rd. Go north (name changes from Carmenita to Painter Ave.), then turn left on Mar Vista St.
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Additional free parking in Radisson Hotel parking structure.

For more information: Check the WAGS website, http://www.cagenweb.com/kr/wags or WAGS on Facebook at http://facebook.com/wags.seminar.director Call or email: Roger Mount, Seminar Director, at (562) 693-2674, wags.seminar@gmail.com Call or email: Rick Frohling, WAGS President, at (562) 754-4245, genehunter58@aol.com

It is not permissible to tape the lectures.
VENDORS SCHEDULED Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree Whittier Area Genealogical Society—Book sales and displays. Southern California Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists National Institute for Genealogical Studies ADDITIONAL VENDORS PENDING. Check WAGS website for list of added vendors and door prizes. For accommodations at the Radisson Hotel across from the seminar location—562-945-8511 or http://www.radisson.com/Whittier

————————————————————————— DONATIONS
_____ Early registration for member..……………………………...………$32.00 ______Early registration for non members…………………………………$37.00 _____ Late registration (after Feb. 16) and at the door…………………. .$40.00 $________ $________ $________

_____ Lunch reservations - none after Feb. 16…....................................$10.00 $________ (Choice of: A-Roast beef sandwich on French roll, potato salad, chips, cookies ; B-2 pcs. Fried chicken, potato salad, roll, brownie; C-Chinese chicken salad, roll, brownie ) Please indicate choice by letter A, B or C ____________ Check #_______ TOTAL AMOUNT ENCLOSED $________

NO REFUNDS
Please make check payable to WAGS and mail with registration form no later than February 16, 2013 to:: WAGS Seminar P.O. Box 4367 Whittier, CA 90607-4367 Please Fill in Reverse Side WAGS Seminar 2013

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