Birdie Monk Holsclaw (1948-2010) was a Certified Genealogist from Longmont, Colorado. She was very active in the genealogical community not only locally but nationally as well. She was most known for her mentoring spirit and knowledge of the latest technological gadgets. She often lectured and, among other things, taught classes at Samford University. She was active in many societies always bringing her cheerfulness and sharing her knowledge everywhere she went.
The memorial fund supports the following:
- The NGS Birdie Monk Holsclaw Memorial Lecture at the annual NGS Conference
- A scholarship to the Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research at the University of Georgia. (If you would like to apply for the IGHR scholarship, complete this application.)
- The Birdie Monk Holsclaw Memorial Award given by the Colorado Council of Genealogical Societies to an outstanding living volunteer
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