[UVTAGG] - Press release for family history meeting, Saturday, 10 Aug 2019, 9 am-noon, in person and online - DENNIS MELDRUM of FamilySearch on USING THE NEW FAMILYSEARCH DIGITAL LIBRARY TO LEARN MORE ABOUT YOUR FAMILY
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UVTAGG MEETING, in person and online
Saturday, 10 Aug 2019, 9 am - noon, "Red Chapel", 4056 No. Timpview Dr. (650 East), Provo, Utah 84604
DENNIS MELDRUM on USING THE NEW FAMILYSEARCH DIGITAL LIBRARY TO LEARN MORE ABOUT YOUR FAMILY
Classes following; one of which will be by Don Snow on TRACKING LIVES WITH TECHNOLOGY.
Free, in person or online; link for online is at https://www.uvtagg.org and on the UVTAGG's Facebook page.
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UVTAGG Meeting (Utah Valley Technology and Genealogy Group), Saturday, 10 Aug 2019, 9 am to noon, at the "Red Chapel" of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4056 North Timpview Dr. (650 East), Provo, Utah 84604.
Main speaker -- DENNIS MELDRUM of FamilySearch on USING THE NEW DIGITAL LIBRARY TO LEARN MORE ABOUT YOUR FAMILY. The new FamilySearch Digital Library is a collection of over 400,000 electronic books available onoline at FamilySearch for free. This collection contains books from the leading genealogy and family history collections in the US. You will learn how to find names, stories, and photos of your ancestors and how to use the recently changed book viewer which significantly reduces the response time. More information about Dennis Meldrum is at https://www.linkedin.com/in/dennismeldrum/ .
Classes at about 10:40 am following the main presentation:
(1) TRACKING LIVES WITH TECHNOLOGY by Donald R. Snow
(2) ASK AN EXPERT by Lee Cox
(3) Video of Last Month: ORGANIZING TEMPLE AND FAMILY HISTORY IN WARDS AND STAKES by Lance MacIntosh
(4) ANCESTRAL QUEST by Gaylon Findlay
All meetings of the Group are open to the public and the goal of UVTAGG is helping you use technology to further your family history. The main presentation and a class are broadcast on the Internet for anyone to watch - click on Watch Online on https://www.uvtagg.org/ or on the UVTAGG Group's Facebook page. To read and/or subscribe to the press releases go to http://blog.uvtagg.org/ .
Beginning with the Oct 2019 meeting the group will be changing to a 2-hour format from 10 am to noon in the same Red Chapel. Watch for details. Members of the group receive via email the monthly newsletter TAGGology, which contains much helpful information about family history and technology, and they have access to the more than 400 videos of past presentations and classes. Officers are Gerhard Ruf, President; Laurie Castillo, 1st VP; Don Snow, 2nd VP; Marilyn Thomsen, Newsletter Editor; Rayanne Melick, Finance Officer; Bruce Merrill and Marie Andersen, Video Librarians; Eileen Phelps, Special Projects Coordinator; Carol Hill, FamilySearch Facebook Groups Coordinator, and Rick Wightman, Chris Stevenson, Brent Nelson, Jerry Castillo, and Rick Klemetson, Videographers and Webmasters. Several of these will be at the meeting and members can purchase the inexpensive DVDs of past classes. There is much to help Temple and Family History Consultants here. For further information about UVTAGG contact President Gerhard Ruf at email@example.com (801-225-6106), or 1st VP Laurie Castillo at firstname.lastname@example.org , or 2nd VP Don Snow at email@example.com .
Don Snow, 2nd VP, firstname.lastname@example.org .