Wednesday, August 27, 2014

AFHS Newsletter Wins Genealogy Honour

U.S. National Genealogy Society Award

Best Publication, County or Local Category

Xenia Stanford, Professional Genealogist,  Author,  and Editor of the “Chinook”, the Alberta Family Histories Society’s (AFHS) newsletter was recently honoured with one of the genealogy world’s most coveted prizes – The U.S. National Genealogy Society Award for best publication, county or local category.

Winning the award meant Xenia and her colleague Rosemary Kry, chair to the Periodical Committee, made the trip to Raleigh, North Carolina to accept their certificate at the opening ceremonies of the American organization’s national conference.

The award winning newsletter ‘Chinook’ is published 4 times a year and is is free as part of the membership in the Alberta Family Histories Society. Annual membership costs $35 and includes access to AFHS’s library of resources of books and subscriptions to online databases to help you research your genealogy.

AFHS Membership

Alberta Family Histories Society

712 – 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, AB T2M 0J8
(403) 214-1447 (voice mail)

http://www.afhs.ab.ca/society/memship.html

The AFHS was founded in 1980 as a non-profit organization with the purpose of encouraging and promoting an interest in family history research in Calgary and district.



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