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A Guided Research Opportunity at the Family History Library

Would you like a week in Salt Lake City, Utah for a genealogical research visit to the Family History Library? What if you also got some expert  research help and structured classes? That is exactly what is happening with the April Salt Lake Family History Library Retreat sponsored by Family History Expos. The Retreat begins on Monday April 8, 2013 at 8:00 am with a one hour class followed by a full day of guided research at the Family History Library. In the evening, at 5:30 there will be another class. This schedule continues every day through Friday, April 12, 2013 with the final class on Organizing, Preserving and Sharing the information you have gathered during your week of research. Register by clicking here.

Accommodations are available at the Salt Lake Plaza Hotel located just a few short steps from the Family History Library. The list of classes is already available, including the instructors who will be there to teach the classes and help you daily with your research. The presenters and research helpers include the following:

Russell C. Bangerter, BA : Russell Bangerter has a BA in Family History, he specializes in finding and preserving a family’s unique history. Russell is President of Ancestral Connections, Inc. as well as an author and speaker. He is the genealogy blogger for Deseret News and an advisor to Treasured Souls to Keep, LLC.

Arlene H. Eakle, Ph.D. : President and founder of The Genealogical Institute, Inc., Dr. Eakle is a professional genealogist with more than 30 years’ experience in research, consulting, lecturing, and writing. An expert in tracing families from New York, Southern U.S., British Isles, Switzerland, and parts of Germany, she claims a 96% success rate.

Sharon D. Monson : Has spent 20+ years utilizing the vast resources in the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Before coming to Utah, she lived in the South and Midwest. Key genealogical research skills were learned in courthouses, archives, small repositories—and also cemeteries in the middle of the woods.

James L. Tanner : Actively involved in genealogical research, is the blogger for Genealogy’s Star Blog. A featured blogger at RootsTech 2011 and 2012, James is on the support staff of the FamilySearch Research Wiki and is Moderator for Arizona and Utah. He is the author of The Guide to FamilySearch Online. James is the social media coordinator at Family History Expos.

Early Bird Registration expires on March 5, so take advantage of the opportunity now to get the best price. But if you miss the Early Bird deal you can still register.

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