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Membership Discounts: Support for Younger and Retiring Professional Genealogists

The following press release was distributed 15 April 2015 to the media:

Association of Professional Genealogists Announces Membership Discounts

Support for Younger and Retiring Generations of Professional Genealogists

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo., 15 April, 2015 − The Association of Professional Genealogists (APG�) today announced membership discounts for younger and retiring professionals. Individuals under the age of 30 are eligible for a 50 percent discount on the yearly membership price. Those over the age of 74, who have been a member for at least 20 years, may also receive the 50 percent discount.

“We want to keep APG membership accessible, while continuing to increase the value we bring to our members,” said APG President Kimberly T. Powell. “This discount will support young professionals just coming into the field, as well as our loyal, long-time members who have given so much to our community.”

Membership Information
Membership in APG includes a subscription to the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly journal, eligibility for chapter membership, a free directory listing, voting rights, and a discount to the annual Professional Management Conference. For more information: .

About the Association of Professional Genealogists
The Association of Professional Genealogists (, established in 1979, represents more than 2,800 genealogists, librarians, writers, editors, historians, instructors, booksellers, publishers and others involved in genealogy-related businesses. APG encourages genealogical excellence, ethical practice, mentoring and education. The organization also supports the preservation and accessibility of records useful to the fields of genealogy and history. Its members represent all fifty states, Canada and thirty other countries. APG is active on LinkedIn, Twitter (, Facebook, and Google+.

Media Contacts:
Kathleen W. Hinckley, CG®
Executive Director
Association of Professional Genealogists
P.O. Box 535, Wheat Ridge, CO 80034-0535
Phone: +1-303-465-6980

Corey Oiesen
Communications Officer
Association of Professional Genealogists

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