Before leaving, consider joining members of the 2013 Conference Committee at the Farewell Brunch for one last session of networking and genealogy togetherness. The brunch will take place Sunday, August 25, from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Hilton Fort Wayne, adjacent to the Grand Wayne Convention Center. The menu will feature an expanded continental breakfast with sliced fresh fruit, scrambled eggs, bagels, muffins, rolls, coffee, tea and juices. Non-genealogist friends and family are welcome, too!
In addition to a nice meal and a congenial time with your genealogy friends, the Farewell Brunch will feature some outstanding door prizes donated by generous exhibitors. These will include:
Door Prizes for Farewell Brunch
- A one-year World Explorer membership to Ancestry.com ($300 value)
- A findmypast.com World subscription ($199 value)
- A MyHeritage Premium Plus account with data plan ($239 value)
- An online course of your choice from the National Institute for Genealogical Studies. See the more than 200 courses available at www.GenealogicalStudies.com ($89 value)
- A signed copy of "Sto Lat: A Modern Guide to Polish Research" and 5 hours of research, for a total value of $175 from the Polish American Research Institute (PARI) A $20 gift certificate from Maia’s Books
- A sterling silver tree pendant made out of a vintage demitasse spoon from Barb’s Branches ($70-$75 value)
- Applebees gift card
- Olive Garden gift card
- Target gift card
- Granite City gift card
- Lowe's gift card
- Home Depot gift card
- Barnes & Noble gift card
- Best Buy gift card
- FGS 2014 Conference registration
Ancestor Seekers would like to give away a 6 Night 7 day research package for one. Ancestor Seekers has organized genealogy research trips to Salt Lake City, with over 30 held since 2005 -THE DREAM GENEALOGY VACATION! Help is provided at regular intervals exclusively for our guests by our own professionals. With ONE PROFESSIONAL FOR EVERY SIX GUESTS, we believe this is the highest ratio of professionals to guests of any group coming to the Library. These researchers not only have great expertise and knowledge, they are just as excited as you are when an ancestor is found! Our team of experts will help you find the records you need, thus maximizing your chances of breaking down those brick walls.
The Gift Certificate includes:
- A week at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
- Help provided exclusively for our guests by Ancestor Seekers professionals.
- 6 Nights Hotel accommodations at The Salt Lake Plaza Hotel next door to the Family History Library is included.
- Professional research help with Irish, British Isles, United States and Germany.
- Total Gift Certificate Value is $1,163.00
Additional door prizes might be added to the list between now and the time of the brunch! The cost to attend the Farewell Brunch is $20. You can add a brunch ticket to your account by logging into Registration with your username and password at www.FGSConference.org/Registration.
Door prize tickets for the brunch will be distributed as ticket-holders enter the brunch.