Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Fairfax Genealogical Society Accepting 2012-2013 Speaker Proposals

The Fairfax Genealogical Society is pleased to announce that it is currently accepting speaker proposals for its 2012-2013 calendar. Proposals are being sought for monthly general meetings September 2012 through May 2013, monthly education sessions September 2012 through April 2013, a one-day Fair to be held October 27, 2012, and a two-day conference to be held March 22nd and 23rd 2013.

The Society is always looking for new and exciting topics that span the range of genealogy and family history research. Specific proposal requirements and a detailed description of the opportunities can be found on the Society’s website www.fxgs.org ; click on Call for Papers. The deadline for submitting a proposal for any of these events is March 1, 2012.

The Fairfax Genealogical Society was founded as a not-for-profit in 1974 to provide educational opportunities to the genealogical community; to promote cooperation and support among genealogists; to encourage sound genealogical methods, standards of accuracy, and scholarly research; and to aid those doing research in the national capital area. The Society has over 450 members, who meet for lectures, educational programs, workshops, and field trips. The Society also hosts two annual events. Additional information on the Society and on the Fall Fair can be found on the Society’s web site.