David Laskin, Author of “The Family,” to Headline Genealogy Seminar

The annual full-day seminar on Jewish Genealogy will be hosted by the Jewish Genealogy Society of Colorado (JGSCO) on Sunday, October 30, 2016 at the Denver JCC Social Hall, 350 S. Dahlia Street, Denver, CO from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Guest speaker David Laskin, freelance writer, NY Times journalist and author of “The Family:  A Journey into the Heart of the Twentieth Century” will be presenting “How and Why I Wrote My Family Story: The Family” and The Research Behind “The Family” in two morning sessions.

Born in Brooklyn and raised in Great Neck, NY, Mr. Laskin grew up hearing stories that his immigrant grandparents told about the “old country” that they had left at the turn of the last century.  An award winner, his 2004 book “The Children’s Blizzard” was a national bestseller and “The Family” has won the Washington State Book Award.

Jean Suffin Unger is a certified Guided Autobiography facilitator through the Birren Institute.  Mrs. Unger will present “An Introduction to Guided Autobiography:  Bring Your History to Life!” in the afternoon session from 1:00 – 3:00 pm.

The fee is $5.00 for members and $35 for non members (which includes a one-year membership).  Breakfast and snacks are included.  Please bring your own dairy lunch or plan to eat out.

Please register online at: www.JGSCO.org.  Please see http://jgsco.org for directions or more information.

About Ellen Kowitt

Marketing and Communications Professional. Genealogist. Jewelry Artist. Kehillah Builder.

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