Speaking Engagements

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LaDonna Garner, M.A.

Reserve me to speak to your group!

I offer various presentations and workshops that are informative, methodical, and fun for organizations, youth groups, and even family reunions.

Due to COVID-19, speaking engagements for the summer and early fall of 2020 will be honored via Zoom or your organization’s virtual platform.

The following is a sampling of many topics available upon request.

  • Beginning Genealogy: How to Research Your Family History
  • Citing Sources without the Aggravations: A Genealogy Citations Workshop
  • Probate Records: A Genealogist’s Tool that Should Not Be Overlooked
  • Not Just Plain Old Black & White: Newspaper Research
  • Save It!: Backing Up and Organizing Photos, Digital Files and Paper Piles
  • From Hobby to Professional Genealogist
  • Family Reunion: Beginning Your Family Tree
  • Planning Family Reunions
  • C.S. I. For Cemeteries
  • Don’t Forget Their House!: Researching the Homes of our Ancestors
  • Weaving Heirloom Treasures Into The Family Tree
  • Where Thou May Rest – Cemetery Workshop Series

Conferences, Meetings & Webinars

Yearning for more? Register for an upcoming event I will be participating as a speaker, attendee, and/or shop vendor.

  • FGS 2020 Conference: “Blazing Trails in the Heart of America “LIVE held on September 2, 2020, and On-Demand on 16 September 2020.

Ashland County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting

Illinois State Genealogical Society Virtual Conference: “Seeking The Past, Envisioning The Future” will be held on 24 October 2020.

Ohio Genealogical Society Annual Conference “Bringing It Home” will be held in Columbus, Ohio at the Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center on April 14 – 17, 2021.

Past Presentations & Recordings

Illinois State Genealogical Society Virtual Conference: “Seeking The Past, Envisioning The Future” will be held on 24 October 2020.

National Genealogical Society Family History Conference, Fort Lauderdale, FL (2016)

National Genealogical Society Family History Conference, St. Charles, MO (2019)

FGS 2020 Live (Available through March 2021) at PlayBack Now