Re: Register Now: 2010 Local History and Historic Preservation Conference

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Janet Seymour Field Services Representative - Northern Region, Wisconsin Historical Socie ty Collecting, Preserving, and Sharing Stories Since 1846

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Register early and save two ways:

 * Save $20 by registering for both days by September 7
 * Save over 50% on accommodations Reserve your room online< on.cfm?groupID=481302&hotelID=73001> Conference accommodations are at the Grand Geneva Resort. Conference rate i s $70 per night (plus tax); regular rate is $159-179 per night. Limited num ber of discounted rooms available. Reserving early is highly recommended. R eserve online< pID=481302&hotelID=73001> or call 800-558-3417.

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The first 100 registrants get a free copy of "They Came to Bowl: How Milwau kee Became America's Tenpin Capital," by Doug Schmidt.


Friday, October 15 Saturday, October 16 Grand Geneva Resort, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Learn More About the Conference< y/annual_convention.asp> Share your stories

Learn new ways to share the stories of your local history and historic pres ervation efforts at this year's conference. Workshops and sessions cover ma ny techniques for engaging your community.

You'll learn how to:

 * Build a community history
 * Tell stories as a means of community engagement
 * Leverage new media
 * Make the most of a membership newsletter
 * Conduct effective oral interviews
 * Expand online communications

Preserve your heritage

How are you going to preserve the iconic places that make your community un ique? What are the common denominators of a successful rehabilitation? Get answers to these questions and more to leverage the impact of architectural

This conference will highlight:

 * Preservation advocacy
 * Rehabilitating the "white elephant" building
 * Measuring the economic impact of historic preservation in your communi ty
 * Preserving historic barns
 * Best practices in sustainability and preservation
 * The impact of historic sacred places in your community

Check our website< ntion.asp> for more information.<>


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Collecting, Preserving and Sharing Stories Since 1846

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