Genealogy Conference Mar 25

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Register now for IRGC 2023 The Art of Storytelling: Connecting Ancestors through Family History, to be held on Saturday, March 25 from 9 AM.-3:30 PM. Free and open to the public, this one-day event will explore a wide variety of topics from legacy preservation and DNA to local history and new technologies with expert genealogists, a one-stop opportunity for novice and experienced genealogists of all ages.  The conference will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints located at 3980 12th Street, Vero Beach, FL 32960.

Experts Taneya Koonce, featured on PBS “Finding Your Roots: Documenting Family History in the Digital Age” and Executive Board Member, Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society; Keira Murphy of Jumpstart Genealogy, a national platform formed to support teachers and schools; and Miles Myer, beta tester and international educator are among a dozen speakers who will offer information on how to research, develop, preserve and share your family story. 

The conference is a collaboration of the Indian River Genealogical Society, IRGS and the Family Search Center, Vero Beach. Advance registration will provide the day’s schedule and programs, speaker handouts and helpful resources to best plan your day. Great door prizes and information booths will offer connections to special interest groups, lineage societies and collaborating community organizations, including the Laura Riding Jackson Foundation and the Indian River Citrus Museum & Heritage Center. The local non-profits Source”s Dignity Food Truck and the Treasure Coast Girls Coalition will offer lunch for purchase. Ample parking is available on site, carpooling is suggested. Walk-ins welcome. Register today at

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