Mid-Continent Public Library and the Midwest Genealogy Center invite you to Ancestry Day 2013! The event will be held at the Adams Pointe Conference Center in Blue Springs, Missouri on March 16th from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Featuring speakers from Ancestry.com and the Midwest Genealogy Center, this event is for all levels of genealogy research, from first-timers to family historians.
The Midwest Genealogy Center is one of the nation’s preeminent resources for family history, providing access to almost 750,000 on-site materials. Part of the Mid-Continent Public Library located in the Kansas City area, MGC features 52,000 square feet of space to house all the resources and technology genealogist need to research.
Ancestry Day will offer you a look at the best techniques for searching Ancestry.com and Ancestry Library Edition. You can connect with experts and other genealogy enthusiasts to help you in your research and inspire you to discover your history. Ancestry employees Lou Szucs, Anne Mitchell, and Cris Cooper will be available at the day-long workshop to help you get started or accelerate your efforts to find, organize, preserve, and share your family’s connections and history.
The genealogy excitement is not limited to this one day event. The staff of the Midwest Genealogy Center will be offering additional classes at their Independence location on Thursday, Friday, and Sunday of that weekend. MGC will be open for research, as well, during normal business hours. An added bonus to Ancestry Day registrants is a free reception at the Midwest Genealogy Center on Friday evening, allowing you the opportunity to meet Anne and Lou before the event.
Registration will open on January 2. Cost for the Ancestry Day event is $30 in advance and $35 at the door. The classes and research at the Midwest Genealogy Center are free.
Ancestry Day 2013 has something for everyone, whether you are an avid genealogist, just getting started, or simply want to connect with other genealogists. At Ancestry Day, come prepared to experience world-class content from Anne Mitchell and Lou Szucs.
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