Wednesday, September 21, 2011

FGS Radio - Your Society's Facebook Presence



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Saturday, September 24, 2011
2-3pm Eastern US
1-2pm Central US
12-1pm Mountain US
11am-12pm Pacific US

Join us for the next episode of FGS Radio - My Society, an Internet radio show on Blog talk Radio presented by the Federation of Genealogical Societies.

This week’s episode hosted by Thomas MacEntee is entitled Your Society’s Facebook Presence. Using a Q&A format which was popular in workshops at the recent FGS 2011 conference, Thomas will review some of the issues involved with making sure your genealogy society can harness the power of Facebook. In addition, we’ll be highlighting the Elgin (IL) Genealogical Society in our weekly Society Spotlight feature.

Q&A Session on Facebook Issues Confronting Genealogy Societies

Has your society wanted to create a Facebook page to attract new members and to keep current members posted on society news and events? Do you have concerns about privacy or the proper way to create a solid Facebook presence?

Using a format of questions and answers which proved popular during various FGS 2011 conference workshops, Thomas will facilitate a discussion of issues and concerns facing genealogical societies.  Come prepared with your questions and get ready to take notes - you won't want to miss this episode!!!

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Society Spotlight

This week's Society Spotlight features the Elgin (IL) Genealogical Society (EGS).

Since it began in 1972, the Elgin Genealogical Society (EGS) has worked towards:
  • bringing together persons who are researching family history,
  • informing people of the value of and need for preserving family and local history,
  • providing information, methods, and practices of family research,
  • fostering idea sharing,
  • seeking, preserving and making available material concerning past and present families,
  • encouraging officials to preserve public records and genealogical collections and make them accessible to interested person.
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Tune in to FGS Radio – My Society each week to learn more about genealogy societies and join in a discussion of the issues impacting the genealogical community.

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