Pinellas Genealogy Society, Inc. Logo
Pinellas Genealogy Society
Home The Society Publications Databases Calendar Largo Library Research Requests Links Special Events
OUTSTANDING ATTENDANCE
AT THE PGS SPONSORED
BRIGHAM YOUNG DNA COLLECTION PROJECT!!

THE EVENT WAS HELD FEBRUARY 10, 2001
AT THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS
LARGO, FL


Click any image for larger picture!
Ugo A.Perego, Director of Public Relations at Brigham Young University provided participants with interesting and valuable information on the Molecular Genealogy Project.
For more on Molecular Genealogy visit Brigham Young .
PGS Volunteers greeted and screened the consent forms and pedigree charts of potential participants.
THE CROWD BEGAN TO BUILD BY 9 AM!
Past President, Charlie Grandmaison organized Pinellas Genealogy Society's participation in this historic event. JOB WELL DONE, CHARLIE!!
Some 300 people came from as far away as Tampa to be participants in this project.
Mrs. Ugo Perego was on hand to train volunteers and supervise the paper processing function. There were approximately 270 people who became project participants. Jenna told us,"Your volunteers really made this session run smoothly, we've never had it run this quickly before."
SPECIAL THANKS TO:
Cathy Wallace, Mary Rodenbaugh, Faye Lynn Groves, Michelle Gange, Diane Gilbert & Starr Sloben(of Dr. Kostamo's office), Doreen & Ed Soper and Joann Caruso for volunteering to draw our blood samples!
Thanks all of you who came out today to be a part of this EXCITING project!
Director, Ugo Perego patiently answered additional questions after his presentation.

Back to the Pinellas Genealogy Society Home Page.