Wednesday, June 3, 2020

[UVTAGG] Press release and blog for online meeting, Sat, 13 Jun 2020, 10am-Noon MDT, Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG, speaker

UVTAGG - 2020-06-03- Press release and blog for online meeting, Sat, 13 Jun 2020, 10 am-Noon MDT, Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG, speaker

UVTAGG Press release and blog for online meeting -- Sat, 13 Jun 2020, 10am-Noon MDT, Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG, speaker
03 Jun 2020
Journalists and newsletter editors, please include this where you can.  There are short and long versions of this note.  The blog is at .  For more information please contact me.  Thanks.
Don Snow --

[Short version]==============================
UVTAGG MEETING, Saturday 13 Jun 2020 - live free online on Facebook
10:00-11:00 AM MDT, Main spkr: Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG, SHOOL DAZE
11:10-12:00 Noon MDT, Class: Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG, HIDDEN GEMS IN THE FAMILYSEARCH WIKI
Details and link for watching on  and on the UVTAGG Facebook page

[Long version]===============================
UVTAGG Meeting (Utah Valley Technology and Genealogy Group)
Saturday, 13 Jun 2020, 10:00am-Noon MDT, online and free
Link to watch on UVTAGG wepagee  and on UVTAGG Facebook page
Online broadcast from the "Red Chapel" of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4056 North Timpview Dr. (650 East), Provo, Utah 84604.  (A few people can attend in-person there with masks and social distancing.)
Main presentation 10:00-11:00 am:    Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG, on SCHOOL DAZE
This lecture will focus on a little-known source for aging and placing our ancestors. S
chool records can be an amazing way of putting our families into place, especially when there may be no vital records.  Not all of our ancestors had the opportunity for education, but those who did may have left behind valuable records.  Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG, was involved in genealogy before she was even born. The daughter of avid genealogists, she was spending time in courthouses and cemeteries while other children were playing on swings and going to the beach. The love of her family's history has never left her. With her experience as a former Family History Center Director, she is a frequent speaker at genealogical societies, workshops, seminars, and webinars where she loves bringing genealogy to life. Some of those include The Ohio Genealogical Society, The Ohio State University, Brigham Young University, and many other state and local genealogy societies. She has recently completed several Legacy QuickGuides on Appalachia, which are available on and

For the class from 11:10 am-Noon Peggy Lauritzen will discuss HIDDEN GEMS IN THE FAMILYSEARCH WIKI and this will also be broadcast on Facebook.  Log on again to watch it
All meetings of the Group are open to the public with the goal of helping people use technology to further their family and personal history.  Details and the link to watch online are on the UVTAGG webpage   and on the UVTAGG Facebook page.  The blog and press releasses are at  and you can subscribe there to receive them by email.     Members of the Group ($15/year) receive additional benefits such as the  monthly email newsletter TAGGology and access to the more than 400 videos of past presentations and classes.  TAGGology contains a wealth of information for Temple and Family History Consultants and you can request a free sample copy on the UVTAGG website.  Officers are Gerhard Ruf, President; Laurie Castillo, 1st VP; Don Snow, 2nd VP; Don Engstrom, Secretary; Marilyn Thomsen, Newsletter Editor; Rayanne Melick, Finance Officer; Don Engstrom, Membership Officer; Bruce Merrill and James Andersen, Video and Librarians; Eileen Phelps, Special Projects Coordinator; Carol Hill, FamilySearch Facebook Coordinator; and Rick Wightman, Chris Stevenson, Brent Nelson, Jerry Castillo, and Rick Klemetson, Broadcast Specialists and Webmasters.  The Group is in its 30th year.  For further information contact President Gerhard Ruf at  (801-225-6106), or 1st VP Laurie Castillo at , or 2nd VP Don Snow at .
Don Snow, 2nd VP, .