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ISGS Annual Membership Meeting Announcement- and other Virtual News

The Annual Membership Meeting this year will be VIRTUAL, along with our 2020 Fall Conference. This will include a VIRTUAL membership vote for new Officers and Board Members. 
ISGS MEMBERS- Please make sure your email is up to date so that we can be sure to send you the Membership Meeting information, once finalized. Contact for any changes to your member information.

Registration is NOW OPEN for the Federation of Genealogical Societies' VIRTUAL Family History Conference!
The live event will begin on September 2nd and will include more than 80 on-demand sessions to choose from. Well-known speakers include David E. Rencher, Judy G. Russel, Ari Wilkins, Thomas W. Jones, CeCe Moore, Lisa Louise Cooke and many more! For more information, visit the FGS Conference Website.

More exciting updates from Celtic Connections:
We have EXCITING NEWS as we count down to the Virtual Celtic Connections Conference! 

· The conference period has been extended to September 30! Now you’ll have over 60 days to listen to the 25 on-demand presentations. Watch the videos anytime between July 31 and September 30, 2020.
The live chats will be recorded! If you can’t participate in-person, you’ll be able to listen at a time that’s more convenient for you, through September 30. 

· A 10th live chat session has been scheduled! DNA expert Karen Stanbary will take questions about her presentations on Saturday, Sept 5, in addition to the nine other themed live chats taking place in August. 

· Still only $99 (USD) for all the original benefits plus these enhancements!

See UPDATED live chat schedule HERE
See complete conference program HERE
You won’t want to miss it! Click HERE to register! 

Calling All Family History Writers - Check out this great opportunity to share your ancestors' stories of survival!

Have You Uncovered Some Trials and Tribulations in Your Ancestor's Past?

Tell Us Your Ancestor's Story.

Have you had an ancestor who survived a harrowing historical event, such as: a major war; a pandemic such as the 1918 influenza outbreak or polio outbreak; or a major natural disaster such as a hurricane or flood?

Please tell us their story and -- if you can -- tell us how that makes you feel about both your ancestor and your family history.
We want to hear from you! American Ancestors is creating a website featuring stories of strong ancestors. How did learning about their experience influence your view of your family history? How did it shape you as a person?

Share your story now! Use the link (below) to access a template online where you can submit your story to us. Please also submit a high-quality image if you have one, as we would like to showcase your stories online.

Open Call for Ancestor Adversity Stories!

To submit your story, visit:

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