Monday, December 9, 2013

2014 Membership Dues Reminder

This is a friendly reminder that the dues for your organization’s 2014 membership in the Federation of Genealogists are due by January 1, 2014. Membership is open to genealogical societies, historical societies, family associations, libraries and archives, educational institutions, and genealogical vendors. We don’t accept individual memberships. You can learn all about the wide range of membership benefits and the dues rates at http://www.fgs.org/cpage.php?pt=65.

Please check with your organization’s treasurer and officers to make sure they’ve already paid the 2014 dues. New memberships are welcome too! If the 2014 dues haven’t yet been paid, FGS offers two ways of payment. We accept VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover credit cards through our secure website. We also accept checks. Both of these options are available at http://www.fgs.org/cpage.php?pt=65.

FGS provides an excellent set of membership benefits, including access to money saving partner benefits, online publicity for your society in Society Hall and in the FGS Calendar of Events, free reviews of your society’s bylaws, newsletter, and website, a wiki filled with great advice for growing and strengthening your society, and much more. And the Records Preservation and Access Committee (RPAC) helps insure that your voice is represented in maintaining open access to genealogical records. We’re planning additional benefits to be announced in 2014. You don’t want to miss out on any of the services and benefits offered by FGS! Please visit the FGS website, and send any questions you may have to membership@fgs.org

We’ll be looking forward to hearing from you soon and having your organization as a member of the FGS Family.