Come celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Delaware Genealogical Society! Featuring Bill Griffeth and Shamele Jordon.
Open to the public. $30.00 includes workshops and luncheon.
9:00 Sign-in, coffee
9:30 - Finding Your Family Story (Shamele Jordon)
Using her Online Genealogy Quick Start and Next Steps, Shamele Jordon will talk about interviewing family members, and using that information to find more about your unique family story online.
10:45 - Sharing Your Family Story (Shamele Jordon)
Share Genealogy with Family: Reunions, Websites, Publications and more - How do you preserve family history research and share it with your family? Learn how to blend new technologies with traditional forums to engage different age groups. We will discuss Facebook, websites, publications, Google, and how to ensure that your reunion is more than a picnic.
12:00 Luncheon Our luncheon speaker, Bill Griffeth, is an Anchor of CNBC's Closing Bell and the author of four books, including "The Stranger In My Genes," which is available for sale at the luncheon and can be reserved during registration. Mr. Griffeth will be available to sign his book after the luncheon.
Our workshop speaker, Shamele Jordon, is a professional genealogist, producer, lecturer, and writer. She is a producer of "Genealogy Quick Start," past board member of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, past president of the African American Genealogy Group in Philadelphia, and serves on the faculty at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, Athens, GA. She is a volunteer and lecturer at the Family History Center, Cherry Hill, NJ.