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Jim Regan, editor of the Irish Family History Forum newsletter.

The Irish Family History Forum has once again been honored by the National Genealogical Society for its newsletter.

The 2021 Virtual Family History Conference announcing its winners and winner of the competition said on May 19: “The NGS Newsletter Competition recognizes the hard work and creativity of the volunteer editors who publish the newsletters of our member organizations. The competition examines them based on member size: small organizations (less than 500) and large organizations (500 and more). Small companies and organizations: The winner is the newsletter of the Irish Family History Forum, Long Island, New York, edited by Jim Regan. “

The NGA Awards recognize “excellence, achievement and genealogical service”. Forum members reported to Echo that the organization’s newsletter came first or second in the category in the past nine years.

“Congratulations to the staff of the Irish Family History Forum newsletter!” a post on the Forum’s Facebook page read: “Patricia Phelan, Jim Regan, Joe Rhatigan, Maureen Winski, Kerri Tannenbaum and Joanne Dillon, you make us proud!” To learn more about the rewards, see here.

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