Thursday, October 13, 2011

Western Nebraska Family History Month Event this Saturday

Press release from the West Nebraska Family Research and History Center via Floyd Smith III

In recognition of National Family History Month, the West Nebraska Family Research & History Center at 1602 Ave A in Scottsbluff will be having two programs with discussion sessions on Saturday, October 15th.  The first program will start at 9:30am and will be presented by Dennis Kramer of Dugan-Kramer Funeral Chapel.  Mr. Kramer will discuss the benefits of writing your own obituary and tips on how to do it.  Mr. Kramer will also address mortuary records and the information they contain.  The second program will begin at 11:00am and will be presented by Janet Gifford and Ann Herbel.  Their program will focus on DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) membership, the application process and the documentation required to apply for membership and research assistance options available for those interested in joining the DAR.  A question and answer session will follow each program.  The sessions are free and open to the public.  Staff will available all day to answer your genealogy and local history questions.  Questions about the schedule or the topics of discussion can be directed to 308-635-2400 or

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