Monday, March 7, 2011

Spring Conference 2011: Door Prizes

Putting the Pieces Together

Friday, March 25, 4:00 to 8:30 pm and
Saturday March 26, 2010, 9:00am to 4:30pm
Marriott Fairfax Hotel at Fair Oaks Mall
11787 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway
Fairfax, VA 22033  (Near the intersection of Route 50 and I-66)
Entrance to the vendor area is free and open to the general public.

Door Prizes

We will have several door prizes that will be given away at the conference.  Many vendors will provide one, and we have some other ones as well.  As in the past, all attendees will be given a number of tickets (probably 25-35) that can be deposited in bags that will be set up for the give-aways, with a random drawing for each item in mid-afternoon.  You can put a ticket in each bag if you wish, or if you really want to increase your chances of winning a prize that is special to you, put them all in one bag.  We recommend that you bring some address labels to put on your tickets, so you don’t have to fill each one out.  Following is a list of the door prizes that we are aware of now.  We expect to have more by the time of the conference.


Archive CD Books USA
20% off US titles over $10.00 for all attendees.

Ancestor Tracks
CD of your choice

Bureau of Land Management
Hardback book covers and GLO coasters

Fairfax (VA) Genealogical Society
One-year society membership, as well as other goodies

Franconia Museum

Friends of Local History, Alexandria
703/868-4577, ext. 211
Book – Letters From Virginia

It’s all About Family
Gift Certificate

Jamb Tapes
6 CD’s of your choice

Life Echoes
$250 off the cost of a Life Echoes Legacy Book

Mt. Vernon Genealogical Society
Two-hour personal instruction by Harold McClendon on  how to  configure and use a digital camera 
to photograph documents and books in a  library.

National Archives of the UK
2 Books

National Genealogical Society
Free genealogy course on CD-ROM

Passage Express (The Jefferson Project)
Case for CDs and DVDs

Pennsylvania Genealogy Books
Book – Understanding and Using Baptismal Records

Roots Users Group (RUG)
One year membership

Traci Lynn Jewelry
$15 gift certificate

Virginia Genealogical Society (VGS)
One year membership


Genealogical Publishing Company
Book - Kegley's Virginia Frontier:  The Beginning of the Southwest. The Roanoke of Colonial Days 1740-1783, by F. B. Kegley.

Book - Getting Started in Genealogy ONLINE, by
William Dollarhide.

Generation Maps
$25 gift certificate.
7 Generation Pedigree Chart.
A Video – Gateway to Family Introductory Video, about quick and easy on-line chart creation. 
Generation Maps will print customized charts of your family tree.  They also carry other genealogy related products.

German Life Magazine
One year subscription

Incline Software
Ancestral Quest Basics – family history software.
Ancestral Quest (AQ) is the easiest to use and most versatile genealogy program for Windows
on the market, perfect for the beginner and yet powerful enough for the most advanced genealogist. 
Create professional looking charts and scrapbooks.

Millennia Corporation
Legacy Family Tree Software 7.0, including 336 page user’s guide and CD
The feature-rich Legacy makes it easy to preserve your genealogical information. 
Family trees containing millions of people can be recorded, displayed and reported in
a variety of styles and formats. 

Roots Magic Genealogy Software
“Personal Historian” – personal and family history writing software.
“Family Atlas” – genealogy mapping and publishing software.
“Family Reunion Organizer” – family reunion planning software.
RootsMagic” is an award-winning genealogy software which makes researching,
organizing, and sharing your family history fun and easy.
Personal Historian” will help you easily write and preserve your life stories.  
 “Family Reunion Organizer” takes the headaches out of planning those important get-togethers. 
And our newest product “Family Atlas” makes creating custom family maps fun and easy.

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