FAMILY REUNION SEEKS GENEALOGISTS TO “CONNECT FOR THE CURE”
June 2015 is expected to be the biggest, most inclusive celebration
of family connections in history. It’s also more than that: It’s
It’s about connecting to find a cure!
honor of World Alzheimer’s Month, September, the Global Family
Reunion is “going purple” by announcing a special Connect
for the Cure
invite all genealogy researchers, from beginners to professionals, to
help us find as many new connections to reunion organizer A.J.
the Global Family as possible.
to press exposure in the New
thousands of people have contacted A.J. saying that they plan to
attend to the Global Family Reunion. Many of them have not yet been
able to find a connection to A.J. through the global family trees on
It’s these people who need your help!
person you can connect, A.J. will donate $1 to fighting Alzheimer’s,
up to a total of $10,000. (We have partnered with the Cure
Alzheimer’s Fund and the Alzheimer’s Association).
five or more points and you are eligible for a prize!
there will be one very special surprise for the genealogist who earns
the most points.
Global Family Reunion bumper sticker.
points: “I Am A Cousin” feature on Global Family Reunion blog.
points: Skype/Google+ Chat with A.J. and the GFR team and formal
thank-you at the Reunion
points: Autographed copy of one of A.J.’s books.
points: Personal acknowledgement in A.J.’s next book.
points: Global Family Reunion t-shirt.
connections must be made by May 1. To participate, contact our Chief
Cousin Coordinator, Eowyn Langholf, at
the Global Family Reunion
largest, most inclusive, most entertaining family reunion in history.
There will be TED-style talks about genealogy, DNA and amazing family
tales. There will be music, comedy, games, exhibits, food, booths and
the world’s biggest family photo. It will also be the subject of a
documentary by filmmaker Morgan Spurlock.
6, 2015 (all day long)
New York Hall of Science, on the grounds of the historic World’s
Fair. Satellite events across the world, and live-streamed access
from your computer.
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