National Institute for Genealogical Studies marks 20th anniversary with special events, free presentations and courses, prizes, and discounts

The National Institute for Genealogical Studies is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with an all-day event on Saturday, June 27 that includes free virtual presentations, free courses, discounts on online courses, prizes, and genealogy fun and games. The day ends with the graduation ceremony for their 2019-2020 graduates.

The day is open to all.

Virtual presentations
Gena Philibert-Ortega, director, Genealogy Services at The National Institute, will deliver three virtual presentations:

10:00 a.m.
It Helps to Know: Better Search

A Genealogical Exploration: New to You Resources for Your Research

2:00 p.m.
10 Things I wish I Knew When I Started

Games and prizes
Genealogy Fun & Games — How much do you know?, with lots of prizes, begins at 4:00 p.m.

Watch these presentation and join in the fun on Facebook or in the virtual meeting room. No registration required.

Free online courses
As for free online courses, you may choose one of the three offered, using the code, ngsFree, at checkout:

  • Google for the Wise Genealogist
  • Social Media Tools for Genealogists
  • Connecting Family Online & Virtually

The discount codes expire June 30, 2020.

See The National Institute’s blog for more information on the 20th anniversary event, other discounts, and links to the virtual presentations.

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