Program: Beyond Dry Facts: Telling the Stories of Your Ancestors

Our March 16 program  Beyond Dry Facts: Telling the Stories of Your Ancestors”  by Laura Hedgecock begins at 6:30 pm. Visitors (not LCGS members) need to register below to receive the Zoom info and handout.

President Larry Doyle provides a brief overview of our society with the latest committee reports followed by tonight’s program.

Reminder: Visitors are welcome and can register below to receive the Zoom info and handout!

Program Description:

Have you researched your ancestors but don’t know how to transition from researcher to writer? Laura Hedgecock shares down-to-earth strategies to help you write compelling, relatable stories about your ancestors. Learn how to convert researched facts into stories that engage imaginations and connect hearts.


Laura Hedgecock


Speaker Profile:

Laura Hedgecock is an author, speaker, freelance writer and GeneaBlogger passionate about helping others tell stories which connect loved ones with their family and ancestry.

Her book, MEMORIES OF ME: A COMPLETE GUIDE TO TELLING AND SHARING THE STORIES OF YOUR LIFE, guides and empowers memory collectors with down-to-earth, practical advice and creative ideas. Her website,, provides pragmatic advice on preserving and sharing memories and family stories.

Laura serves as President of the 3400+ member GeneaBloggers organization and is Secretary of the Genealogical Speakers Guild and Detroit Working Writers. She also authored BLOGGING FOR FAMILY HISTORY, which provides a road map for launching a blog and making it successful.

Be sure to use our Thursday afternoon (except holiday weeks) genealogy help session from 1 to 3 pm at the Fort Collins Downtown Library. Members or visitors: please send an email to with your request, and if for an ancestor, please send your family tree info from Ancestry, MyHeritage or a family tree image from your genealogy software.

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