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Heritage Societies

Announcing a new Certificate Design Competition

Create a design for a new Heritage Society certificate for The Ontario Genealogical Society.

As an addition to our current heritage clubs and societies, OGS is developing the Fathers of Confederation Society for genealogists who can prove they are descended from one of Canada ’s iconic Fathers of Confederation.

We need a striking certificate for members of the Fathers of Confederation Society to proudly display.

Prize: $500 (donated in memory of Mike Brede)

Design Criteria

Each 8.5” x 11” certificate design must have,

  • The OGS logo present somewhere on the certificate (.jpg of the logo may be obtained by contacting OGS provincial office provoffice@ogs.on.ca)
  • Space for the name(s) of applicant(s)
  • Space for the name of qualifying ancestor
  • Space for the date of issue and signature of the OGS president
  • Room for the OGS seal measuring 5.5 cm in diameter

While you may submit your entry in a format of your choice, please be aware that the OGS office is a PC environment.

See the sample certificates of the current Societies and Clubs.

Deadline: January 31, 2013

The winner will be contacted in March 2013 and the certificate will be launched at The Ontario Genealogical Society’s Annual Conference May 31–June 2 2013

Submit entries and any questions you may have to provoffice@ogs.on.ca.


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