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2024 Annual Seminar
2024 Annual Seminar
Digging Deeper For Our Roots with Rich Venezia

Saturday, February 17, 2024

Check-in: 8:30 am - 9:00 am

Seminar: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Rich Venezia is a New Jersey native who now calls Pennsylvania home. He founded Rich Roots Genealogy in 2013. He was a member of the research team of Genealogy Roadshow (PBS) for two seasons, and also consulted on Follow Your Past (Travel Channel). He is an expert in the research of 20th-century immigrant ancestors, especially underutilized record sources and federal records. He also specializes in Italian and Irish research. Additionally, he assists clients with dual citizenship applications for Ireland and Italy, and is a proud Italian dual citizen. He holds a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University and lectures nationwide.


  • Discovering Your Immigrant's Origins: Digging Deeper
  • Military Records and Immigrant Ancestors
  • Alien Registrations in America
  • Emerald Isle Express: Researching Irish Ancestors


    Shepherd of the Hills United Methodist Church

    13658 W. Meeker Blvd., Fellowship Hall
    Sun City West, Arizona

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Registration Fee:

    $55 thru December 31, 2023
    $65 beginning January 1, 2024

    Fee includes the Program, Continental Breakfast, Box Lunch, Beverages, and Prizes.

Deadline to register: February 12, 2024. Refunds not given for cancellation after this date.

Registration Questions? Contact Molly at

West Valley Genealogical Society