Casefile Clues

26 May 2012

Join Me Researching in Ft. Wayne, Indiana In August

In August, I'll be leading a small research group at the Allen County Public Library in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Our trip runs from 1-5 August. The Allen County Public Library has one of the largest genealogical research collections in the United States. Visit their website at http://www.genealogycenter.org/Home.aspx

We stay at the Hilton, located close to the library--and have a group rate of $99 a night.


Dates:
·         Hotel check in afternoon/evening of 1 August 2012
·         Hotel checkout morning of 5 August 2012
Why join us:
·         Morning lectures every morning at 8:00 am.—before library opens
·         We are at library from open to close—Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Early arrivals can research on Wednesday or stay through Sunday.
·         Help and assistance with research at library—both on the fly and scheduled 20 minute consultations as needed
·         Assistance and help with pre-trip planning online before trip begins
·         Assistance using library copy/scanning facilities as needed—Michael will sit down with you at a computer or help you with scanner if that’s what is necessary.
·         Attendees are encouraged to submit research problem to Michael before trip
·         Group rate at Ft. Wayne, Hilton, of $95 a night. Just a short walk from the library. Double/triple/quad occupancy available. We may be able to get some people roommates depending on registrations. Groups can register together and save on hotel expenses. Group discounts are available (see below).
We have optional group meals Friday and Saturday night—Dutch treat.
Trip participants are responsible for their own transportation, hotel accommodations, and other expenses.  Register before  1 January 2012 at $100. Registrations after that date are $130. Refunds are subject to a $50 processing fee. Want to attend with a friend? Register together at a 10% discount—one of you will have to pay the total fee as one credit card charge. Group of three? Groups of three can register simultaneously at a 15% discount.
Payment options (email mjnrootdig@gmail.com for other payment options—credit card payments are preferred—PayPal account is not necessary, but is our credit card processor):

·         Single registration--$130—click here to process registration via credit card
·         2 Friends registering together after 1 January 2012--$234—click here to process registration via credit card
·         Groups larger than 2 registering together? 15% discount—email me at mjnrootdig@gmail.com for payment information