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Let Your DNA Do the Talking and Learn More About Your Heritage

Library program to discuss benefits and limitations of DNA testing in genealogy research

Post Date:09/04/2017

Discover what your DNA might reveal about your heritage at this library program.

With all the television shows and commercials talking about using DNA to uncover the mysteries of your heritage, it’s nearly impossible not to be curious.  And with all the options available, it’s nearly impossible to know how begin.  But the Library is about to change that, with a new program devoted to helping you figure out the Whys, Hows, and Nots of genetic genealogy.  On Thursday, October 12, from 7 to 8 pm, Deena Coutant, a full-time professional research and genetic genealogist, will lead her audience on a journey to discover the benefits and limitations of DNA testing for genealogical research. Coutant will provide useful strategies to help audience members successfully discover, celebrate, share, and properly preserve their family legacies through both traditional genealogical research and newer DNA testing opportunities. She’ll also guide participants in understanding their motivations for pursuing this research so that their investment of money, time, and emotional currency align with their goals and intended outcomes.

Registration is required for this program and is expected to sell out, so register online early! Registration opens Tuesday, September 12 at 10 am. No email address or internet service?  Call (303) 651-8472 to register by phone.  Join us and find out what your DNA might be able to tell you about ancestors.

 

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