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A Gift That Money Can't Buy

Give your Family A Gift That Money Can't Buy/
Record & Preserve Your Family's History!

This program encourages everyone, especially senior citizens to preserve their family's history. It gives examples including how some people dealt with situations that they didn't care to discuss. It covers: Documenting the basic facts; Identifying those important documents that your future descendants will appreciate; Showing the importance of family photographs and telling how to properly identify everyone; and then Preserving it all for future generations to enjoy. The final step is to record and preserve the stories that make your family "Your Family!" It uses examples to show the importance of certain events to a family and how the description of a single event can give great insight into a particular person.

"Don't wait for the young wipper-snappers to come and ask for the information"
 
  • One hour program that encourages everyone, especially senior citizens to preserve their family's history. It gives examples including how some people dealt with situations that they didn't care to discuss. It covers: Documenting the basic facts; Identifying those important documents that your future descendants will appreciate; Showing the importance of family photographs and telling how to properly identify everyone; and then Preserving it all for future generations to enjoy. The final step is to record and preserve the stories that make your family "Your Family!" It uses examples to show the importance of certain events to a family and how the description of a single event can give great insight into a particular person.
Audio of the March 22, 2010 program of "A Gift That Money Can't Buy"

  • Half Hour Dinner or Lunch program: An overview that uses a wide variety home sources to show how some people dealt with situations that they didn't care to discuss. A number of interesting and humorous family vacation stories are usedto show the importance of certain events to a family and how the description of a single event can give great insight into a particular person.

  • These programs can be directed to or used by a variety of audiences:
  • Seniors & Baby Boomers: Lecture and/or booklet
  • Genealogy Society Banquet
  • Students: Teacher Guide and booklets
  • Hospice: Caregiver or volunteer can help record information.
  • Funeral Home Preplanning: Shows Good Will and a Focus on life while helping to gather the necessary information.
Download Family Group Sheets, Ancestor Charts, List of Home Sources at Download Forms 
 
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