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The next National Genealogical Society Family History Conference will be right here in Grand Rapids. As the local host society, the Western Michigan Genealogical Society has been preparing in various ways – planning for promotion, assisting NGS staff with local arrangements, and recruiting volunteers. One of our values is partnering with people and organizations from […]

The 2017 Volunteer Appreciation Day was held on 1 April – and that’s no April Fools’ Joke! The awards were a handmade keyring of wound wire and small gems in the shape of a tree – very nice!  And then there was cake. THANKS TO ALL OUR VOLUNTEERS – YOU ARE WHAT KEEPS WESTERN MICHIGAN […]

Western Michigan Genealogical Society’s 2016 Volunteer Appreciation Day for our 2015 Volunteers was held on Saturday 2 April 2016 – an unexpectedly Wintery day as it turned out… 70 Volunteers helped us out last year and their names were on slides that rotated in sequence while the presentations were being made. Of that 70, 30 made it […]

Western Michigan Genealogical Society’s 2014 Volunteer Appreciation Day for our 2013 Volunteers was held on Saturday 5 April 2014. The presentation of Volunteer of the Year was made to Nancy Guzzo. The recognition of the rest of our volunteers followed and those who were present were presented with their appreciation token and assembled for a […]

Saturday 2 April 2011 was WMGS Volunteer Appreciation Day. This year we honoured 105 volunteers who had helped Western Michigan Genealogical Society out in some way during 2010. Enjoy the full gallery of pictures below.

2010 Awards

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The 2010 WMGS Awards were presented at the Saturday 4 December 2010 membership meeting. Seven Awards were announced and/or presented: AGO Organisation Award: Grand Rapids History and Special Collections Department of the Grand Rapids Public Library AGO Individual Award: Dawn Kelly Communication Award: Lisa Christensen President’s Award: Janet Jensen Volunteer of the Year Award: Patrick […]