eWeekly Editor Patti Mordasewicz had a chance to sit down with Edith Wagner, Editor of Reunions magazine, and Rick Voight of Vivid-Pix to talk about the recent acquisition of Reunions by Vivid-Pix, and the benefits to family historians of this new merger.
Patti Mordaswicz, Editor, eWeekly Update During the pandemic many of our readers have talked about organizing their photos, cleaning them up, and sharing them. Our partner Vivid-Pix has a product that helps with all of these things, along with video tutorials to help us use this set of tools. This week I sat down for a virtual chat with Vivid-Pix co-founder Rick Voight to learn more about the software and how it can help me to get my boxes full […]
Patti Mordaswicz from Ontario Ancestors sat down for a virtual conversation with Rick Voight from Vivid-Pix and well-known genealogist Kenyatta Berry to talk about using technology to brighten our holiday celebrations! Watch the video here! Then visit Vivid-pix to learn more about how to use Zoom and ideas for maintaining connections this holiday season!
Ontario Ancestors’ Grow Our Family membership campaign will return once again for 2022. Any member of the Society renewing their membership can receive a 50% discount on their membership fees simply by bringing in a new member with them. And the new member gets the same great deal – Society membership for $31.50! So put your thinking caps on and invite a friend, relative or colleague to join you in belonging to Canada’s largest family history organization. Our 2022 Membership Campaign […]
We are pleased to announce that Ontario Ancestors has recently signed an agreement with FamilySearch International to become a book scanning partner. Under the agreement FamilySearch will provide a specialized book scanner and volunteers in exchange for access to Ontario Ancestors’ extensive library. Digitized documents will be publicly available on both websites. Digitization is scheduled to begin by the end of 2020, depending on pandemic restrictions. This agreement is a first for any genealogical society in Canada. President Steve Fulton […]
Ontario Ancestors – The Ontario Genealogical Society is pleased to announce that Elise C. Cole will be joining our team to ensure that the Society is informed and compliant with copyright law and copyright best practices. We have worked closely with Elise before, most recently in her role as Program Co-Chair for the 2020 Conference Advisory Committee. We are thrilled that she has decided to take on this challenging, but rewarding, role with our organization. Having someone with her experience […]