Past Event

A Gift that Money Can't Buy

A Road Scholar Program by Jeffrey A Bockman

This program encourages everyone to record and save his or her family’s history and stories. Jeff Bockman explains how to use basic forms to record family data, as well as basics for identifying people in photographs, basic preservation, and how to record unique family stories. He discusses personal examples from his family, including ways to handle difficult situations like a parent leaving the family or learning of a disabling disease. Jeffrey A. Bockman holds an MBA from Illinois Benedictine College in Business and Organization Development. He has been giving genealogy lectures and teaching classes for the past 13 years. He is a contributing editor for the Everton’s Genealogical Helper and the author of the book Give Your Family A Gift That Money Can’t Buy/Record & Preserve Your Family’s History. He is the current and a past 4-term president of the DuPage County (IL) Genealogical Society.

This event is Free and Open to the public. For more information, please contact Carol Schrey, 847.683.4490.