Wednesday, August 28, 2013

FGS 2013 Society Showcase Live Door Prize Winners

On Thursday, 22 August 2013, a very successful Society Showcase LIVE! event was held during the FGS 2013 Conference. Here is a list of door prize winners from member societies who participated in Society Showcase:
  • California Genealogical Society
    One-year full membership (includes two issues of their periodical, The California Nugget), and their signature publication, Raking the Ashes, Genealogical Strategies for Pre-1906 San Francisco Research, by Nancy Peterson.
    Winner: Patricia Coleman, Alabama
  • Dallas Genealogical Society
    Autographed copy of Lloyd Bockstruck's new book The Name Is the Game: Onomatology and the Genealogist, a copy of the newly launched Pegasus, Journal of the DGS; and a bag of flavored nuts from Austinuts, all in a very sturdy canvas tote with the Dallas Genealogical Society logo.
    Winner: Kathryn Walter, Illinois
  • Genealogical Society of Kendall Co.
    Certificate for admission to our spring seminar with speaker Josh Taylor on 1 February 2014 in Boerne, Texas. AND our most recent book, Family History Cookbook, a Genealogical Society of Kendall County cookbook which has families' histories and early recipes.
    Winner: Ann Flora
  • Hamilton Co. Genealogical Society of Ohio
    One of their newer books (Index of Deaths, Marriages, and other Notices in the Cincinnati Enquirer 1818 – 1869) and a 1-year complimentary membership to the chapter.
    Winner: F. Timmerman, Michigan and Chris Gibbs, Ohio
  • Massachusetts Genealogical Council
    Massachusetts-themed gift basket with a free 1 year-membership in MGC, War of 1812 DVDs, lobster bibs, Boston Strong magnet, framed antique postcard of Pilgrims, USS Constitution paperweight, Necco wafers, Duncan Donuts coffee, and more!
    Winner: Darlene Moegerle, Indiana
  • Michigan Genealogical Council
    Registration and lunch to the October 26 MGC Fall Seminar featuring Lou Szucs at the Archives of Michigan in Lansing. A gift basket of Michigan made goodies.
    Winner: Constance Olson, Michigan
  • Minnesota Genealogical Society
    1-year membership and our cookbook
    Cookbook winner: Ree Hopper, New Jersey
    Membership winner: Valerie Lair, Minnesota
  • Ohio Genealogical Society
    Gift basket with goodies (chocolate and wine) from Kalahari Resorts & Convention Center where they'll be holding their 2014 conference.
    Winner: Nancy Evans, Iowa
  • Palatines to America
    CD: The Ancestor Chart–Master Index to Volumes 1-18.
    Winner: Leanne Newman, Wisconsin
  • St. Clair Co. Genealogical Society
    St Clair Co Research and Resources: A Genealogist’s Guide (133 pp), and Methodist Church Records of Belleville, Illinois 1840 –1998 (354 pp).
    Winner: Vicki Wright, South Carolina
Photo: Courtesy of California Genealogical Society and Library

1 comment:

  1. Thanks FGS and Polly Kimmitt for sponsoring Society Showcase at the conference and allowing us to exhibit for a very reasonable price. How fantastic that TWO California societies could participate. You made it amazingly easy and we appreciate it very much.


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