OAKLAND COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY SALT LAKE CITY RESEARCH TRIP
DATES: April 9-17, 2013 (Tuesday-Wednesday)
HOTEL: Salt Lake Plaza Hotel at Temple Square – next door to Family History Library (FHL)
Hotel package per person: $821 single occupancy; $438 double; $362 triple (1 rollaway)
INCLUDES: 8 nights lodging; luggage handling at hotel; driver & skycap gratuities (for those traveling with main group); transportation between SLC airport and hotel; bellman gratuities; library orientation; “get acquainted” breakfast (April 10); work/study-room all day Sunday with afternoon snacks; donation to FHL.
AIRFARE: To be determined or on your own (separate fee).
FAMILY HISTORY LIBRARY: Mon 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tues-Sat 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun closed. The collection includes: over 2.4 million rolls of microfilmed genealogical records; 727,000 microfiche; 356,000 books, serials, and other formats; 4,500 periodicals; 3725 electronic resources. The Library has 142,000 square feet on 5 floors for patron research with:
475 patron computers 4 book scanners Table seating capacity for 375
408 microfilm readers 24 digital microfilm/microfiche copiers Orientation and research classes
36 microfiche readers Approximately 700 trained volunteers Wireless Internet access
14 book copiers 100 full- and part-time professional staff
FAMILYSEARCH CENTER at Joseph Smith Memorial Building, Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat 9-5; Sun closed: FamilySearch software on 100 individual computers with access to the Internet for family history research. Staff available for one-on-one assistance free of charge.
OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES (no charge): Organ recitals; Mormon Tabernacle Choir rehearsal (Thurs) and live broadcast (Sun); Youth Symphony; area museums; classes at FHL; tours of local historic sites, Temple Square, and Conference Center including roof gardens; free public transportation in downtown area.
OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES (extra charge): Tours of Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake and area sites; Kennecott Copper Mine; day trip to Casino (via bus); individual consultation with professional researcher at Family History Library; restaurants/shopping at Gateway Plaza and other locations – walk/free Trax ride.
ALTERNATE DATES: April 7-14, 2013 (Sunday-Sunday, 7 nights). Limited # of rooms available. Airfare/travel on your own. Single $720, double $385, triple $323.
Please list roommate(s) on form. Forms do not have to be sent in together but it is your responsibility to secure enough roommates to receive rate listed. If requested, we will attempt to accommodate those wishing to be assigned a roommate. However, we cannot guarantee availability of roommate(s) or compatibility, if assigned.
Send completed form (on reverse) with deposit of $300.00 per person, by check or money order payable to
“Pamela Epple – SLC” to: Pamela Epple
3612 Carmel, Troy MI 48083-5303
(248) 689-0134 firstname.lastname@example.org (“SLC trip” as subject)
A confirmation will be sent upon receipt of reservation form and deposit. An invoice for remaining fees will be sent in January with additional trip information. Deposit fully refundable upon written request on or before January 31, 2013. Final payment is due March 2, 2013.