Monday, May 30, 2011

Nominations for FGS Youth Award – Nominations Due July 15th

The FGS Outreach Committee is accepting nominations for the FGS 2011 Youth Award, which honors volunteers under the age of 18 who have made a significant contribution to an FGS member society.

Nominees must be affiliated with an FGS member society, and be eighteen or younger as of July 15, 2011. Nominations should be submitted via email to by July 15, 2011 and include the following:
  1. The society and contact information (include the name of the society president and/or FGS delegate)
  2. The youth’s name and contact information
  3. A brief description of the youth’s contribution to your society
The award will be presented on Thursday, September 8th during the opening sessions. The award recipient will receive:
  • Complimentary registration to the FGS 2011 Conference
  • A write-up in the FGS FORUM
  • The award recipient and member society will each receive a copy of the award winning book Family History for Kids by Emma Jolly
  • RootsMagic package that includes RootsMagic (program and book), Personal Historian, and Family Atlas
  • Many other materials from genealogical vendors

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