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Please note that the conference schedule has been revised. Most important are the changes for Saturday, August 2nd. The morning sessions will now begin at 8:00 AM and the afternoon sessions at 12:45 PM. The “Open Forum: Ask the Experts Session” has been canceled and will be replaced by scheduled one-on-one consultations with participating speakers for those who have signed up in advance.

Below is a copy of the revised schedule. To download a clearer copy, go to http://www.feefhs.org

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Exhibitors/Vendors

Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. Pittsburgh Chapter

Alison Brougher

Board for Certification of Genealogists

Carpatho-Rusyn Society

Closson Press

European Folk Art

Federation of East European Family History Societies

Goodbye, America (Rita Malie)

Karen Hobbs

La Boheme

Maia’s Books and Miscellanea

Mifflin Township Historical Society

North Hills Genealogists

Polish Genealogical Society

Slovak Folk Crafts

Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society

Western Pennsylvania Slovak Cultural Association

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Important: Sunday Tour Schedule Change

There has been a slight change in the start time for the “Babushkas & Hard Hats” tour scheduled for Sunday, August 3rd. The bus will depart the Pittsburgh Airport Marriott Hotel promptly at 8:15 AM. Please meet in the lobby at 8:00 AM so that we will have time to get everyone on the bus. No refunds will be provided on Sunday, 8/3. If you need to cancel due to a valid reason, please let the FEEFHS registration desk know on Friday, 8/1 so that we may find someone to take your place. We are bound by the counts we gave to the bus company and for the lunch. The tour is SOLD OUT. There is a waiting list. Bus will return to the Marriott at approximately 2:30 p.m.

Below is the tour itinerary.

FEEFHS PITTSBURGH, PA JULY 31-AUGUST 3, 2008

SUNDAY AUGUST 3 OPTIONAL TOUR
8:00 AM

8:15 AM

MEET IN HOTEL LOBBY

BOARD BUS

9:00 AM MEET GUIDE AT STATION SQUARE; TOUR BEGINS
10:15 AM ARRIVE AT BOST BUILDING
11:00 AM ARRIVE AT CARPATHO-RUSYN CENTER (SNACK)
11:45 AM ARRIVE AT PUMP HOUSE
12:30 – 1:30PM LUNCH AT BULGARIAN-MACEDONIAN CTR
1:30 PM BOARD BUS BACK/DEPART FOR MARRIOTT HOTEL

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Last call for the early registration discount for the 2008 FEEFHS conference, August 1-3, Pittsburgh Airport Marriott Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA.

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to learn from the top experts in the field of East and Central European genealogy, online databases, DNA testing and more, or to hear Steve Morse, creator of the “One-Step Genealogical Search Tools” who will be the plenary speaker on Friday, August 1st.

To register, go to:  www.feefhs.org.

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