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Subject: [DNA] DNA speaker at NJ meeting November 15
Date: Tue, 4 Nov 2003 07:38:49 EST


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The Genealogical Society of New Jersey invites you to join us for our 82nd
Annual Meeting and Fall Lecture

When:  Saturday, November 15, 2003     11:00 a.m.
Where:  Rutgers University Student Center
     126 College Avenue
     New Brunswick, NJ

There will be a brief business meeting followed by
Anita A. Lustenberger, CG, presenting a lecture entitled
“Using DNA in Your Genealogical Research”

Anita Anderson Lustenberger, CG, is a certified genealogist specializing in
the Hudson Valley.  She is also a certified genetic counselor.  She has
lectured at many local, regional, and national conferences, and has had
articles published in national journals.  She is a trustee of NYG&B, NEHGS
and a former trustee of APG.

DNA analysis can pick up where the paper trail ends.  It is not a substitute
for traditional research but it is a very useful new tool that can
supplement it.  If the studies are constructed correctly, DNA analysis can
test hypotheses, confirm lineages, and suggest where the genealogist should
focus future research.

This GSNJ program is free of charge and open to the general public.
Reservations are suggested in order to ensure adequate seating.  Please send
email to:  by November 7, 2003.

Special Collections & University Archives, Alexander Library, at Rutgers
University will be open from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.  The GSNJ's
collections and Special Collections' genealogical materials will be
available during this time for use by meeting attendees.

The Food Court in the Student Center and nearby restaurants will be
available for lunch after the meeting.

Directions to GSNJ Annual Meeting
>From New Jersey Turnpike (North or South) Exit 9
  or Route 1 (North or South)
Follow signs for "Route 18 North - New Brunswick.”  Proceed along Route 18
North past exit for "Route 27" and take the exit marked "George
Street-Rutgers University" (approx 2.6 miles from Turnpike).  At the top of
the exit ramp bear left onto George Street.  Make the first right onto
Seminary Place.  At the end of Seminary Place make a right onto College Ave.
The Rutgers Student Center is on the left after four blocks (between
Bartlett St. and Senior St.)

>From Route 287 (North or South)
Turn off at Exit 9 (Formerly Exit 5) "River Road, Bound Brook, Highland
Park".  Proceed east on River Road toward Highland Park until you reach the
fifth traffic light (approximately 3.4 miles) at the intersection of River
Road, Metlars Lane and Route 18.  Turn right onto Route 18 and cross the
Raritan River on the John Lynch Memorial Bridge.  Stay in the right lane and
take the first exit which is marked "George Street - Rutgers University, New
Brunswick, Route 27.”  At the traffic light at the top of the exit ramp turn
right onto Huntington Street, then turn left at the first traffic light onto
College Avenue.  Proceed approximately three blocks, and the Rutgers Student
Center is on your right.

Parking:  In parking lot behind the Rutgers Student Center and Gym.  Vehicle
entrance to parking lot is on Sicard St.  Parking is also available on the
upper levels of the parking deck behind Brower Commons, across the street
from the Student Center, entrance on College Ave.  Street parking at meters
also is available.


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