Here is a list of events, memes and goings-on in the world of genealogy blogging and what’s happening in the coming week:
On Wednesday, September 23, 2009, Luxegen Genealogy and Family History celebrates its first anniversary! If you haven’t check out this great Canadian genealogy blog yet please stop by and tell Joan congratulations.
Genealogy Blog Carnivals
- The 23rd Edition of the Carnival of Central and Eastern European Genealogy is accepting submissions through Saturday, September 19, 2009. This edition is a “carousel” (meaning you can post on any subject related to Central or Eastern European genealogy) and will be hosted by Ambar of Still More Genealogy.
- The Graveyard Rabbits Carnival has set a deadline for submissions for its 7th Edition. The deadline is Friday, September 25, 2009 and the theme is funeral cards.
Genealogy Conferences This Week
- September 18 – 19, 2009 – Minnesota Genealogical Society Northstar Conference, South St. Paul, MN. Featuring Acclaimed Genealogical Educator Claire Bettag, CG.
- September 18 – 19, 2009 – Polish Genealogical Society of America Annual Fall Conference, Schaumburg, IL.
View upcoming genealogy conferences in the United States and across the globe at the group of calendars at GeneaBloggers. If you know of an upcoming expo or conference that should be on the GeneaBloggers conference calendar, send it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Appearances By GeneaBloggers Members
There are no speaking appearances by members of GeneaBloggers this week. If you need more information on how to submit your own information for our Speaker’s Bureau page as well as the Speakers’ Appearances calendar, contact us at email@example.com.
Geneabloggers Group on Facebook
Great news – we are now at 690 members over at GeneaBloggers Group on Facebook. One of our members is looking for help with iDrive – check out the Discussion Board here. If you know anyone who blogs about their genealogy or family history and you think they might benefit from membership in Geneabloggers please tell them about our Facebook group!
Weekly Genealogy Blogging Prompt
Check out Weekly Genealogy Blogging Prompt #38: Talk about natural disasters and your ancestors’ connections to them.
Thanks to Amy Coffin at We Tree for the inspiration!
Remember we have Black Sheep Sunday, Madness Monday, Tombstone Tuesday, Wordless Wednesday, and Treasure Chest Thursday as daily blogging themes! And don’t forget to check out other upcoming events at the Geneabloggers Calendar. This is the same Google calendar that has been in existence for quite some time. And if you subscribe to the calendar you’ll receive email reminders of events.
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