I'm just back >from the IAJGS conference in Seattle, where it was a
pleasure to see honors bestowed on a number of Gesher Galicia SIG
members and GG list subscribers.
Mazel tov to
Susana Leistner Bloch
JewishGen's Volunteer of the Year, for her work on KehilaLinks
and to these IAJGS award recipients:
Ron Doctor, President of the Kremenets-District Research Group
Lifetime Achievement Award
Lance Ackerfeld, Manager of JewishGen's Yizkor Book Project
President of the JGS of Long Island,
accepting her society's awards for Outstanding Publication
and IAJGS Member of the Year
Jan Meisels Allen (chair), Teven Laxer, Amy Wachs
IAJGS Salutes! - for their work on the IAJGS Public Records Access
Kitty Munson Cooper
IAJGS Salutes! - for her work on the IAJGS Cemetery Project
Brooke Schreier Ganz (a member of the GG Board)
IAJGS Salutes! - for her work to "Reclaim the Records"
IAJGS Salutes! - for her volunteer translation work, including several
Galician yizkor books
Congratulations to them and to all the other winners!
Renee Stern Steinig
Dix Hills NY