In Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, Elizabeth Swann protests her mistreatment at the hands of Captain Barbossa by accusing him of violating the “Pirate Code.” Turns out, quoting Captain Barbossa, “the code is more what you’d call ‘guidelines’ than actual rules.” Is there a lesson here for arbitrators? Full Story
Did you participate in the Italian Ancestors Project record-setting weekend? On September 13–15, volunteers from around the world joined together to index and arbitrate 134,986 Italian records (approximately 400,000 names). Participants were invited to index and arbitrate over 35,000 Italian records in just 48 hours—slightly more than the previous high. Due to the enthusiasm and dedication of many volunteers, the event goal was significantly exceeded. Full Story
To: Stake indexing directors, family history area advisers, and priesthood leaders over indexing
What: Annual Stake Indexing Director Forum
Date: Friday, October 4, 2013
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Location: Joseph Smith Memorial Building Chapel, Mezzanine Level, Salt Lake City, Utah Full Story