Fall 2014 VGS Conference
On Friday, October 17, VGS , the Augusta County Genealogical Society, and the staff at the Waynesboro Public Library in Waynesboro invite you to spend the day touring and researching in the Library. At 2:00 p.m., Dr. Dorothy Boyd-Bragg will present "In the Beginning, Augusta County, Virginia, Was Almost Everything" in the Library conference room.
On Saturday, October 18, VGS and ACGS invite you to spend the day with Barbara Vines Little, CG, FVGS, and Nancy Sorrells (past president of the Augusta County Historical Society) as they share their knowledge of the history of Augusta County and the surrounding area along with the fantastic facilities available for visiting and research.
Click here to view or download the conference brochure (PDF).
Virginians Featured at NGS Awards Presentations
The National Genealogical Society (NGS) honored excellence for service for the Society and the categories of genealogy and family history newsletter editorship with the presentation of several awards at the Opening Session of the NGS 2014 Family History Conference in Richmond, Virginia, on May 7, 2014. NGS recognized several individuals for their dedicated efforts in support of the NGS 2014 Family History Conference in Richmond, Virginia.
Recipients of Virginia Records and Fellow Awards
The Board of the Virginia Genealogical Society selected two recipients this year to be honored for their contributions to VGS and the genealogical community. These awards were presented to Marty Hiatt, who received the Virginia Records Award, and to Shirley Langdon Wilcox, who received the Fellow of the Virginia Genealogical Society Award. These awards were given at the VGS luncheon in Richmond.
NGS Recognizes VGS Members
The Virginia Genealogy Society (VGS) is proud to announce that among those honored are Sharon B. Hodges of Alexandria, Virginia, who won the Shirley Langdon Wilcox Award for Exemplary Volunteerism; Leslie Anderson, Reference Librarian in Special Collections at the Alexandria (Va.) Library and winner of the Family History Writing Contest; and Krista M. Burnette of Galax, Virginia, who won the NGS Home Study Course Scholarship.
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