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LDS Mission reunion notices

SALT LAKE CITY — October general conference is just around the corner, and that means many LDS missions will be holding reunions around that time. Brief reunion notices will be published by the Deseret News on Sept. 27 as a public service.

Missions may submit their notices by going to www.deseretnews.com and clicking on "Faith" and then on "Missionary Reunions" or go to deseretnews.com/reunions. Follow the instructions for submitting the notices and please be sure to include all required information.

The deadline for publication in the Deseret News is noon on Wednesday, Sept. 21. Notices that arrive after the deadline will not be printed in the paper, but will be published on the Deseret News web edition. Deseret News reserves the right to edit notices for content and length.

Keeping a 3-word journal

RIVERTON — Ideas on ways to keep a journal will be the topic of a free seminar starting at 9 a.m. on Aug. 20 at the Riverton FamilySearch Library. Keynote speaker Randal Wright will be speaking on "The Three-Word Journal: Finding Your Purpose in Life." The system includes summarizing meaningful experiences into three words in about 10 seconds and these words can later be expanded into a full journal entry. Wright has worked with the CES program for several years and taught in Brigham Young University's religion department.

Following the keynote presentation, there will be two blocks of four classes.

The classes at 10 a.m. include: "New FamilySearch Advanced Issues: Part 1" by Cathy Anderegg; "Pennsylvania Research, An Overview" by Tim Bingaman; "The Google Genealogist" by Devin Ashby; and "You sNEWS, You Lose: Using Newspapers in Research" by Bret Petersen.

The classes at 11 a.m. include: "New FamilySearch Advanced Issues: Part 2" by Cathy Anderegg; "Synchronizing PAF 5 Data with New FamilySearch Using Ancestral Quest, the Program from which PAF 5 Was Derived" by Paul Johnson; "Research Strategies and Websites" by Diana Toland and "FamilySearch and Billion Graves: Family History Sources Right at Your Feet" by Tim Cross.

Registration is not required for this free seminar. The Riverton FamilySearch Library is n the LDS Riverton Office Building at 3740 Market Center Drive. The facility is near the intersection of Bangerter Highway and 13400 South, just east of The Home Depot.

Concert To celebrate YW values

MURRAY — A free concert for young women and their leaders will be at 7:15 p.m. Aug. 24 at Cottonwood High School, 5715 S. 1300 East, Murray, and will include artists and songs from a new Young Women values-themed album, "Live What I Know: Honoring the Values of Young Women."

The album includes 10 songs, each by a different artist, including Hilary Weeks, Julie de Azevedo, Cherie Call, Katherine Nelson, Jessi Osmond and Carmen Rasmusen Herbert.

The event is free, and tickets are required. They are available at deseretbook.com/tix.

images added to FamilySearch.org

SALT LAKE CITY — More than 4.3 million images were added to FamilySearch.org recently and 2.3 million of them are from the Hungary Civil Registration, 1895–1980, collection, which features images of births to 1920, marriages to 1950, and deaths to 1980.

More than 900,000 images are from Brazil, Catholic Church Records, 1835–1966, and another 700,000 are from Canada, New Brunswick, County Deed Registry Books, 1780–1941. Other images collections are from records for Austria, Mexico, Panama and five U.S. states.

Go to FamilySearch.org to view theses collections.

DVD marks Tetonia's centennial

TETONIA, Idaho — This year marked the centennial of Tetonia, Idaho, a community of 247 in eastern Idaho. The premiere event of the celebration was screening a DVD by BYU-Idaho students in the I–Comm Student Media Department.

The half-hour DVD includes on-site interviews with 15 longtime members of the community. Three of those interviewed were more than 90 years old: Juanita Bainbridge, Sam Beard and Wilma Hansen. Beard remembered, "There was lots of work to do! Most of our work was fun. If we would have known it was work, we might not have enjoyed it as much."

— John M. Bingham