07 March 2016

OGS Ottawa Branch opportunities

It's less than three weeks to deadline for proposals to Ottawa Branch for support to genealogically related projects happening within the amalgamated City of Ottawa, Prescott-Russell County, the County of Lanark and the County of Renfrew.Funding For Genealogical Projects.

Proposals are open to organizations, not individuals, for projects that will contribute to the knowledge of genealogical techniques or to the knowledge of genealogy relating to names, places, dates and family histories apply now, we want to help out. Projects can include creating publications, developing databases, digitization of archival material/collections, hosting training sessions and workshops, and the preservation of archival material/collections.

There's more information at:  http://ogsottawa.on.ca/grants/  or e-mail : ottawagrants@ogs.on.ca

It's less than a month to Gene-O-Rama 2016, 1-2 April. Details are now available at ogsottawa.on.ca/Gene-O-Rama.

Glenn Wright has been busy preparing the Pat Horan Memorial Lecture Getting to Know You: The Past and Future of Family History Research and I've been finding some unusual links for family historians for my Saturday evening Banquet talk Blowin’ in the Wind: Ottawa Weather Events and People.

We hope to see you there.

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