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Upcoming Legacy classes in Arizona, California, Washington, and British Columbia

We are excited to participate in the following upcoming genealogy seminars and workshops. If you are in the area, please stop by our booth to say hello. You can ask the Legacy Family Tree experts questions and take advantage of special seminar discounts.

October 2009

USA | Arizona | Youngtown - October 7/14/21/28, 2009. This four week Beginning Legacy course is offered by the West Valley Genealogical Society and taught by Legacy's Geoff Rasmussen. Class size is limited and fills early. Call 623-933-4945 to reserve your spot. Click here for more information.

USA | California | Santa Clara - October 10, 2009. Silicon Valley Computer Genealogy Group will feature Legacy's Geoff Rasmussen, speaking about Legacy Family Tree 7.0. Get a preview of the upcoming Legacy 7.5 which will feature new FamilySearch integration tools. Don't miss this opportunity to listen to one of Legacy's developers. Bring along your suggestions and questions too. The meeting begins at 9:00 at the LDS building at 875 Quince Avenue in Santa Clara. Visit for more information.

USA | Washington | Oak Harbor - October 13, 2009. Whidbey Island Genealogical Searchers (WIGS) at the Heller Fire Station (150 yards north of the intersection of Heller Road and Crosby Avenue) at 1:00 p,m. "Mapping, Sourcing and Charting with Legacy Family Tree 7.0" by Jim Terry of Millennia Corporation. Please call Ruth Hancock at (360) 675-5735 for details.

AcerUSA | California | Redding - October 16-17, 2009. California Family History Expo 2009. Come meet Legacy developers Ken McGinnis and Geoff Rasmussen in booths 11 and 13 for special seminar pricing. Held at the Redding Convention Center at 747 Auditorium Drive in Redding, the exhibit hall is free and open to the public. No excuses! :) You can also attend 67 different classes, but don't miss Geoff's classes - all of which will feature great door prizes:

  • Mapping your Ancestors with the Latest Software and Internet Sites (door prize: AniMap)
  • Organizing, Planning, Mapping, Sourcing and Sharing Using Legacy Family Tree (door prize: Legacy 7.0 deluxe)
  • Research Guidance: GenSmarts, FamilySearch Wiki, and Legacy (door prize: Legacy 7.0 deluxe)
  • Genealogist's Guide to Working with Digital Images (door prize: 2.5" Magnabrite Magnifier)

We're also giving away another Acer Netbook computer as a Grand Prize. The entry forms will be available in during Bernie Gracy's keynote address of "Breaking Down Brick Walls with Location-Based Genealogy" or you can pick one up at our booth. You must be present to win.

Click here for more information about this great expo.

Canada | British Columbia | Surrey - October 17, 2009. 8 a.m. - 4 p.m, Surrey Stake Centre, 6270 126th Street. Jim Terry of Millennia Corporation will conduct classes on Legacy Family Tree. For information please contact Sally Haysom at or by phone at (604) 644-9934 or (604) 501-0188.

November 2009

USA | Arizona | Youngtown - November 3/10/17/24, 2009. This four week Advanced Legacy course is offered by the West Valley Genealogical Society and taught by Legacy's Geoff Rasmussen. Class size is limited and fills early. Call 623-933-4945 to reserve your spot. Click here for more information.

USA | California | Fresno - November 21, 2009. The Fresno County Genealogical Society and the Daughters of the American Revolution will co-sponsor a Genealogy Technology seminar presented by Legacy's Geoff Rasmussen. Geoff will teach:

  • Genealogist's Guide to Working with Digital Images
  • Timelines and Chronologies
  • Sharing Genealogy Electronically
  • Market Your Ancestors: Blogs, Message Boards, Mailing Lists, etc.

Contact Corky Peterson for more information.

User Groups

We also have active Legacy user groups which meet around the world. Visit to see if there is a group in your area.


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Glad to hear that you all had such a successsful cruise---again. It looks as it the cruisers had a bit more comfortable surroundings for the classes than last year on the NCL Jewel! Tables, even! (Don't get me wrong---We really enjoyed the classes, but we WERE a bit crowded.)

Loved reading your updates on the trip. Glad that you missed the heavy rains in Istanbul that hit shortly before your arrival. It looks as if you had lovely weather for just about all of the time.

Health issues and finances kept me from joining you this year, but I hope that I can join you down-under next year.

And Kaitlyn is adorable. Congratulations to you and your wife.

Have you considered offering these same classes as webinars, put on by yourselves and available to all your Legacy users? I would love to see what's happening with Legacy 7.5 but don't want to go to Santa Clara CA to learn about it. Thanks.

I would also love to see a webinar. Those of us not able to attend in person would really appreciate the help!

A webinar is a great idea! It is becoming more and more popular these days and being in the Silicon Valley, we have so much access to technology. Please post a webinar soon! Thanks.

As a reminder, we did publish two webinars recently at

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