NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was received last week from the Association of Professional Genealogists. Note the deadline for nominations is 10 Jule 2018.

Call for Nominations
Laura G. Prescott Award for Exemplary Service to Professional Genealogy
Due 10 July 2018

The Laura G. Prescott Award for Exemplary Service to Professional Genealogy was unveiled at the 2017 Professional Management Conference. APG President Billie Fogarty presented the award to Laura G. Prescott, a past APG President and longtime active member. We are now accepting nominations for the award to be presented at the 2018 Professional Management Conference to be held October 4-6 in Kansas City, Missouri.

This award is in recognition of exemplary professionalism and continuing encouragement to other professional genealogists. It acknowledges those with a career devoted to uplifting fellow genealogists and improving their career circumstances and opportunities, and dedicated service to the field of professional genealogy. The award is open to any member or organization in the genealogical community.

The Awards Committee invites APG members and APG Chapters to submit nominations in PDF format to Kathleen W. Hinckley, Executive Director, at by 10 July. Please put the name of the award in the subject line of the email.

Nominations should include a written statement describing the nominee’s contributions to professional genealogy. The Awards Committee will recommend a winner to the Executive Committee.

Kathleen W. Hinckley, CG
Executive Director