Tracing the Tribe readers in the Las Vegas area will hear Crista Cowan of Ancestry.com speak on both sides of town, on Saturday-Sunday, February 19-20, sponsored by the Jewish Genealogical Society of Southern Nevada.
On Saturday at 10am, she will speak at the Paseo Verde Library, 208 S. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson, focusing on "Getting the Most Out of your Ancestry.com Subscription."
On Sunday at 1pm, she will speak at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas., where her topic will be "Tips and Tricks to Research Online Like a Professional."
The Sunday two-hour program will detail some of the website's 30,000+ databases. Cowan will share her go-to sources as well as some lesser-known gems sure to help you grow your family tree. The interactive program will utilize personal and audience case studies.
A drawing will be held for a free Family Tree Maker 2011 software package. Each attendee who turns in a completed evaluation form will also be eligible for a drawing for a free one-year, World Deluxe, Ancestry.com subscription.
Cowan has been involved in family history research for more than 20 years and actively engaged in client research since 2002. Her specialties include descendancy research, Jewish immigration and sharing family history with the genealogically challenged. She has been an Ancestry.com employee since 2004.
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