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April 14, 2021 By: Mary Vidlak
Save the Date!
A reminder to save the date for our 2021 Fall Conference! Once again it will be a virtual conference so everyone can attend. The two-day event is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, 15 and 16 October. Watch for additional information on the program which will feature outstanding speakers and interesting topics. It will be posted here shortly. 
March 24, 2021 By: Mary Vidlak
Update on November 2020 Magazine
We are pleased to announce that the November 2020 issue of the Magazine of Virginia Genealogy (Volume 58, Number 4) is FINALLY arriving in member mail boxes. We shared your frustration with this unanticipated delay and thank you for your patience. 
And remember you can always view this and all past issues of the Magazine online in our Members Only Pages. 
March 24, 2021 By: Mary Vidlak
Upcoming Webinar
Join VGS Wednesday, 14 April 2021, at 7 p.m. EST for a FREE webinar! Paula Williams will present "Using Targeted DNA Testing to Help Your Research." Learn about the benefits of asking relatives to DNA test for you and how they can help you solve those genealogical puzzles! Case studies will focus on some of Paula's Virginia mysteries.
The live webinar is open to all. Society members have access to the handout and to the recording of the webinar. 
Registration is now open. Attendance is limited so you won't want to wait. Register now!
Registration link:
Future webinars are scheduled for 9 June, 11 August, and 8 December. The speakers and topics for these webinars will be announced here on our website, in the VGS Newsletter, on Facebook, and on Twitter. 
February 16, 2021 By: Mary Vidlak
Recording of February Webinar Available
The recording of the 10 February webinar "Breaking Down the Challenges with African American Genealogical Research" by Dr. Shelley Viola Murphy is now available to society members. To access the webinar, members must be logged into the website. Once you are logged in, go to the Members Only Pages found on the left hand side of the home page. Select Webinar Library from the available options. You can also find the handout for the presentation in the Webinar Library. 
Enjoy the webinar!