==== Workshops ====
The Society holds two conferences each year: one in the spring in Richmond, Virginia; and one in the fall at various locations around the state.
The 2012 Fall Conference, entitled "Lynchburg and Appomattox: Moving Towards The End of the Long Conflict," will be held on October 12-13, 2012 at the Jones Memorial Library, Lynchburg, Virginia (Friday) and the Kirkley Hotel & Conference Center, 2900 Chandlers Mountain Road, Lynchburg, Virginia (Saturday). You can register for the conference on our web site [http://www.vgs.org/ here]. Be sure you are logged in with your member account prior to ordering online to receive the member's discount. VGS and BGSI (Bedford Genealogical Society, Inc.) members pay $36 through September 29th. Non-members pay $45 through September 29th. After September 29th, prices go up by $10 for everyone, so register early! Online registration will end after October 8th to allow time to organize event details. You can register by phone or as a walk-in after October 8th, but we cannot guarantee that a meal will be available. No refunds will be made after October 1st.<br>
Please visit the [http://www.vgs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=frontpage&Itemid=18 Home] or [http://www.vgs.org/index.php?option=com_gcalendar&view=google&Itemid=22 Events] page on our web site for announcements and notifications.<br>