Articles of Interest

Couple was torn apart as teens, reunite after 53 years and find long-lost daughter

WVIT CBS 8 – Knoxville, TN – 15 Feb 2021

DNA Test Reveals a Father – and a Family

Maricopa.com – 4 Feb 2021

Black Families using DNA, genealogy to fill in historical gaps left by slavery

USA Today – 19 Feb 2021

‘We Found Our Missing Piece’ – Long-lost South Bay Sisters United with Genetic Testing

San Jose Inside – 22 Feb 2021

Adopted Twins Find One Another Only Seven Blocks Away

The Herald Bulletin, Anderson, IN – 26 Feb 2021

LegacyFamilyTree – 2nd Annual 24-Hour Genealogy Webinar Marathon – April 8-9, 2021

LegacyFamilyTree announces their second annual 24-hour genealogy webinar marathon taking place April 8th and 9th, 2021.

It’s Free!!

The marathon will begin on Thursday, April 8 at 5pm eastern U.S. time and end on Friday, April 9 at 7pm eastern U.S. time.

You will learn how to trace your ancestors from the world’s top genealogists and educators. From creating your own YouTube channel to DNA, from Cherokee ancestry to Canada and England, there’s something for everyone… in every time zone. And thanks to FamilyTreeWebinars.com and MyHeritage, the entire event is free! Pop in for a session or two, or stick around for the full 24 hours — it’s completely up to you. (We couldn’t resist – there are actually 26 hours of classes!) There will even be time for Q&A and door prizes.

How to Listen In

Register at www.FamilyTreeWebinars.com/24. Live attendance for each session is limited to the first 1,000 attendees. If you can’t join us in real time, we’ve got you covered: all recordings will be available afterwards absolutely free for a week. Beyond that, you can watch them anytime with a webinar membership to FamilyTreeWebinars.com.

The Lectures

Viewers will enjoy a wide variety of lectures of genealogy and DNA. Each class will be 45 minutes long including time for questions at the end.

Free Online St. Patrick’s Day Celebration from the Irish Cultural Center

The ICC invites you to a St. Patrick’s Day celebration of Irish music and poetry. This online event on Wednesday, March 17 will begin at 7 pm and will include some of our favorite ICC guests as well as some new faces and voices. Please register here so we may contact you with the link to view.

This free event will be held via Zoom and will last approximately one and a half hours. Guests will include Ellen Redman, John Tabb, David Clopp and seisiún musicians; Fulbright Scholar and violinist Brigita Gallager; Fulbright Scholar and Sean Nós singer Jane Ní­ Luasa; Irish poet Siobhán Ní Dhomhnaill; local favorites The Healys; and local trad group New Leaf. Learn more and register!