18 September 2008

Bobbi King receives APG Award

The Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) awarded Roberta “Bobbi” King the APGQ Excellence Award at their luncheon at the recent Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) conference in Philadelphia. The award was given for Bobbi’s exceptional column “Professional Profiles” which is published in the APG Quarterly. Bobbi is well known in the Colorado genealogical community for her many volunteer activities over the past ten years. She is currently serving on the FGS board of directors.

Other awards presented at the luncheon:

Sandra Hargreaves Luebking-APG Professional Achievement Award
Gary Mokotoff-APG Honorary Lifetime Membership Award
Craig Roberts Scott, CG-Grahame T. Smallwood, Jr. Award of Merit

Congratulations to Bobbi!

15 September 2008

September edition of “Western History/Genealogy News” available

The September 2008 edition of Denver Public Library’s Western History/Genealogy Newsletter is now available at the DPL Web site.

Some highlights from this issue are:

  • Exhibits
  • Archives Collection News
  • New Archives Finding Aids
  • Hidden Treasures
  • New Books
  • Mystery Photograph
  • Information for Donors
  • The newsletter also has links to past issues and numerous calendar events.

    September-October 2008 Events

    Here are some important events coming up in the next two months:

    22-25 September- NARA Fall Workshops.

    4 October- Swedish Family Research Fair at the Community College of Aurora.

    25 October- Dr. Roland Paul to speak at CO Pal-Am Fall seminar.

    See the Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies events calendar for regular society events in Colorado.

    14 September 2008

    September genealogy column

    Julie Miller’s monthly column is in the 7 September 2008 edition of the Broomfield Enterprise. The title for September is Postcard from Heaven. The column recounts how Julie found the answer to a genealogy question in an unusual place.