OBCGS Announces 2020 Annual Workshop Schedule
Bob Penland, First Vice President of Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society (OBCGS), has announced the schedule for the Society’s 2020 Annual Workshop.
The “Beyond the Barriers” Workshop is set for Saturday, June 20, 2020 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm and will be held in the Manheimer Room in the Reuter Center at the University North Carolina Asheville. OBCGS is excited to announce that Dr. Tom Jones, PhD., board certified genealogist and award-winning speaker and author, will make presentations on the following subjects at the workshop:
1. “Building a Credible Lineage Despite Missing information, Conflicting and Incorrect Records and Undocumented Publication;”
2. “Finding ‘Unfindable’ Ancestors;”
3. “The Jones Jinx: Tracing Common Surnames;” and
4. “Systematically Using Autosomal DNA Test Results to Help Break Through Genealogical Brick Walls”
OBCGS has set the early-bird registration fee at $45.00 for OBCGS members and $55.00 for non-members. After May 15, 2020, the registration fee goes up to $55.00 for OBCGS members and $65 for non-members. The program includes lunch and several coffee breaks. You will find the registration form below.
Deadline for the Early Bird Registration Rate is May 15, 2020!
To register for the workshop, please download the registration form below and mail it with payment to OBCGS, P.O. Box 2122, Asheville, NC 28802:
This program is open to the public – we look forward to seeing you!
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