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Wednesday, October 4
The ABC's of Photo Organizing  (Monthly Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
OWASA Community Center
Presentation: The ABC's of Photo Organizing
Speaker Name: Michele Doyle & Dorothy Tucker
Date: 04 Oct 2017
Location: OWASA Community Center
Address: 400 W. Jones Ferry Road, Carrboro
Map: Map to OWASA Community Center
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Presentation Description:

 This workshop will teach participants the ABC's of Photo Organizing and help them create an action plan for organizing, preserving and sharing their photo collections. In addition to the organizing aspect, we will also share best practices for scanning, back up and cloud storage as well as creative ways to share your photos with the people you love.


Speaker Biography:

Michelle Doyle has an extensive background in genealogy and family history research as well as archiving and preservation. She is uniquely qualified to answer questions and guide you as you safely preserve your memory collections.  Dorothy Tucker has experience in photography, Photoshop and photo book design. She loves to bring clarity and life back to damaged and faded photos. She also enjoys creating meaningful photo books and gifts that allow you to get your photos out of boxes and into the hearts and hands of the people you love.  Together they own Preserving Your Heritage which offers comprehensive photo organizing, digitizing and preservation.


Saturday, October 28 through Saturday, October 28
DNA testing and genealogy, part III, FHL  (Local Events)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Presentation: DNA testing and genealogy, part III
Speaker Name: Margo Fariss Brewer
Date: 28 October 2017
Location: LDS Family History Center
Address: 1050 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Map: Map to LDS Family History Library
Time: 10:00am - 12:00 pm

Saturday, November 18 through Saturday, November 18
4th Annual Family Discovery Day, LDS FHL  (Local Events)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Presentation: 4th Annual Family Discovery Day
Speaker Name: Durham-Chapel Hill LDS Family History Center
Date: 18 Nov 2017
Location: LDS Family History Center
Address: 1050 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Map: Map to LDS Family History Library
Time: 9:00am - 4:00 pm
The Durham/Chapel Hill North Carolina FHC is hosting the 4th Annual Family Discovery Day on Saturday, November 18th. Learn how to find your ancestors using the latest tools of the digital age, including FamilySearch and other databases. Think your tree is full? Learn how to uncover what’s missing so you don’t miss a branch. All are invited, and the event is free. In addition to live classes, many classes are recordings from RootsTech 2017, the largest genealogical event in North America.
More information on the classes that will be offered to follow.
The Family Discovery Day is 9am-4pm at the Durham/Chapel Hill Family History Center (1050 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514). Lunch provided!