Wednesday, June 4, 2008

2008 Award of Excellence in Genealogical Service - Call for Nominations

We're looking for nominations! This is the time to help recognize that unsung genealogical hero who has contributed to your research success.

This award shall be presented to an individual in recognition of outstanding volunteer service to the field of genealogy in and related to the State of Maine through, but not limited to:
volunteer work to genealogical organizations and/or local libraries; efforts making genealogical and historical information more accessible to researchers (transcription of vital and other genealogical records, or publication of genealogical research either in print or electronic media);
education (through lectures and participation in presenting workshops);
maintaining genealogical website(s); and promotion of genealogy.

Nominations shall indicate qualifying service and contain biographical and other pertinent information. The person making the nomination must be member in good standing with Maine Genealogical Society.

MGS Members may download the nomination form at our main website:

You can read about our 2007 winner, Thelma Eye Brooks, at

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