Speaking Engagements

Reserve me to speak or host a workshop for your group!

LaDonna Garner, M.A. 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 & Webinars

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

In-Person Event Canceled & Planning to go virtual: FGS 2020 Conference Blazing Trails in the Heart of America at the Kansas City Convention Center, Kansas City, Missouri on September 2 – 5, 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.