Saturday, September 8, 2012

Encore Presentation! Legacy Planning: What Happens to Your Research after You Are Gone?

A presentation from California Genealogical Society series that I think many of our MCGS Members will want to attend.  Perhaps we can car pool if there is any interest.  This topic is one that was planned for a future CIG meeting this year but I think those of you interested in the topic will be better served by attending this presentation.

Encore Presentation! Legacy Planning: What Happens to Your Research after You Are Gone?  Presented by Patricia Burrow

The following is reposted from California Genealogical Society Blog by Kathryn M. Doyle

When:  Saturday, October 20, 2012
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Where:  California Genealogical Society Library
2201 Broadway, Suite LL2
Oakland, CA 94612

Legacy Planning usually refers to your will, trusts and medical directives. Have you thought about what is going to happen to your family history research? Do your children know what to do with those file cabinets, folders, binders and archival boxes full of memorabilia? Patricia Burrow is back with an encore presentation. She will share some of the things we can do to ensure our family history research is preserved for future generations.

Register online.

The class is limited to thirty participants and is a free benefit of membership. Non-members fee is $20.00 (non-refundable) and can be applied towards membership on the day of the workshop.

Preregistration is required. Walk-ins will not be admitted. Registration confirmations will be sent to the first thirty registrants. Additional names will be collected and placed on a waiting list in case of cancellations.

Patricia Burrow has blended her retired, tech world vocation with her passionate avocation for genealogy research and storytelling. She leads several groups in the genealogy community and has been actively researching her family’s history for almost a decade. Pat has had several articles and

stories published about her ancestors and is working on a book about her adopted grandmother and the two families that loved her. She teaches Reunion for the Mac at the Silicon Valley Computer Genealogy Group and participates in an indexing project at the Santa Clara County Archives. Her mantra is: “Your kids won’t throw away a book with their surname on it. Publish, publish, publish.”

Copyright © 2012 by Kathryn M. Doyle, California Genealogical Society and Library

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