Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Celebrating Family History Conference

From out friends at the South Shore Genealogical Society in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia comes the following news  -


JUNE 1 - 2, 2012

Registration fee: $20 (Bring your lunch or purchase a brown bag lunch for

Sessions on Friday afternoon - June 1- 1:30 - 4:00 pm

"Lessons Learned from Inter-generational Sleuths"- Nancy Wilson,
Project Coordinator , SSGS

"History and Genealogy in the Classroom" - Dr. Ken Paulsen, Bunker Hill
Community College, Boston, MA

"Genealogy: A Contemporary Phenomena or Something Deeper'- Dr. Terry
Punch, BEd, MA, CG,CM, FIGRS

Sessions on Saturday - June 2 - 8:30 am. - 4:00 pm.

"Grand-Dad Went to Sea: A Guide to Genealogical Resources at the
Fisheries Museum." - Ralph Getson, BA, BEd

"Getting Started in Genealogy" - Dr. Terry Punch

"My Grandmother's Diaries: Finding Creative Inspiration in Primary
Sources" - Joanne Jefferson, MA

"A New Look at the Founding of Lunenburg County" - Dr. Ken Paulsen
And to celebrate the final phase of this project

20 displays and 5 presentations by "Genealogical Sleuths" From across Lunenburg County.

For more info, see


Celebrating Family History Fundraiser

Friday, 1 June 2012

7 - 10 pm

Lunenburg Community Centre Collage, Riverport Choir, The Ernst Family, storyteller Joanne Jefferson, and a fantastic silent auction.

Tickets: $20 (available at Kinley Drug Company, Kinburn PharmaSave, North End Strings and Things).