[UVTAGG] - Press Release and Blog - Free online meeting, Sat 10 Apr 2021, 10 am-Noon MDT, DONALD R. SNOW
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Don Snow -- email@example.com
UVTAGG MEETING, Saturday 10 Apr 2021 - Free online on Facebook and Zoom
10:05-11:00 am MDT -- THE ROOTSTECH CONNECT 2021 WEBSITE AND OPEN DISCUSSION by DONALD R. SNOW
11:10-12:00 Noon MDT -- ARE YOU GETTING THE MOST OUT OF FAMILY HISTORY RECORDS? by SANDRA BRIMHALL and WENDY BRIMHALL
Details and link for watching are at https://www.uvtagg.org and on the UVTAGG Facebook page
UVTAGG Meeting (Utah Valley Technology and Genealogy Group) Saturday, 13 Mar 2021, 10:00am-Noon MST - Free online on Facebook and Zoom
10:05-11:00 am MSd -- THE ROOTSTECH 2021 WEBSITE AND OPEN DISCUSSION by DONALD R. SNOW
11:10-12:00 Noon MST -- ARE YOU GETTING THE MOST OUT OF FAMILY HISTORY RECORDS? by SANDRA BRIHAMLL AND WENDY BRIMHALL
DESCRIPTION: RootsTech Connect 2021 was a virtual (online) family history conference sponsored by FamilySearch in Feb 2021 and was the first RootsTech conference to be entirely virtual and free. It had 1,500 sessions from 250 presenters in several languages and more than 1.2 million attendees from 242 countries. The videos of all keynotes and classes will be online and free for the next year and form a major source of famly history help, instruction, and inspiration. This class will discuss the website and how to use it, followed by questions and comments from group members.
DONALD R. SNOW: Don is a Californian by birth, with Snow ancestors from Southern Utah. He is a retired Professor of Mathematics from Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, and has lived in several foreign countries, both for mathematics and church assignments. After retiring from the BYU Math Faculty, he and his now deceased wife Diane Snow, who taught Humanities at BYU, served four Family History missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. These included being Directors of the New York Family History Center in Manhattan, in the Illinois Nauvoo Mission on a FH project http://earlylds.com, and in the London England Family History Centre in the Hyde Park Chapel. Don served two terms on the Board of Directors of the Utah Genealogical Association, where he was the Host of the online UGA Virtual Chapter Meetings, and has been a VP of the Utah Valley Technology and Genealogy Group since the early 1990's. He is a frequent speaker at FH venues and loves teaching and playing his accordion. He has 6 children and 30 grandchildren. His FH class schedule and notes are posted on his webpage at https://uvtagg.org/classes/dons/dons-classes.html
For more details see the UVTAGG webpage -- https://www.uvtagg.org/ . These presentations can be viewed by anyone on Facebook by going to the UVTAGG Facebook Page. Members of UVTAGG can watch on Zoom, which is more interactive, by going to https://zoom.us/j/909-878-8837 and waiting while your UVTAGG membership is verified. The broadcasts will be online only and NOT in-person due to the Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic.
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. The blog and press releases are at http://blog.uvtagg.org/ and you can subscribe there to receive them by email. Besides being able to watch on ZOOM, members of the Group ($15/year) receive the monthly email newsletter TAGGology and access to the more than 500 videos of past presentations and classes. TAGGology contains a wealth of information about genealogy, including information for Temple and Family History Consultants. Free sample copies of the Newsletter can be requested on the UVTAGG website. Officers of UVTAGG are Gerhard Ruf, President; Laurie Castillo, 1st VP; Don Snow, 2nd VP; Don Engstrom, Secretary and Membership Officer; Marilyn Thomsen, TAGGology Newsletter Editor; Rayanne Melick, Finance Officer; Bruce Merrill and Jackson Andersen, Video and Librarians; Eileen Phelps, Special Projects Coordinator; Carol Hill, FamilySearch Facebook Coordinator; James Anderson, FamilySearch Coordinator; Rick Wightman, Chris Stevenson, Brent Nelson, Jerry Castillo, and Rick Klemetson, Broadcast Specialists and Webmasters. The Group is in its 31st year. For further information contact President Gerhard Ruf at firstname.lastname@example.org (801-225-6106), or 1st VP Laurie Castillo at email@example.com , or 2nd VP Don Snow at firstname.lastname@example.org .
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