Burbank, CA (PRWEB) June 09, 2011
MyHeritage.com, the most popular family network on the web, announced today that it has partnered with leading US family history publication, Family Tree Magazine, to host an online contest to encourage interesting family discoveries and to help reconnect family ties lost through fate and time. The contest winner will receive an expenses-paid reunion with a long-lost relative from anywhere in the world and there are other enticing prizes for runners-up.
The contest is open to all interested individuals who have discovered new living family connections or long-lost relatives through their family history research. Entrants are required to submit a few sentences describing their discovery and what this means to them.
The grand winner will receive an expenses-paid reunion with a long-lost relative, a year-long VIP subscription membership with Family Tree Magazine and a three-year Premium-Plus subscription with MyHeritage.com. Two runners-up will receive a digital subscription to Family Tree Magazine and a three -year Premium-Plus subscription with MyHeritage.com.
“Discovering a long-lost relative or simply connecting to relatives not previously known often has a profound impact on people researching their roots,” commented MyHeritage Chief Genealogist Daniel Horowitz. “We’re very excited to partner with Family Tree Magazine to help encourage family history enthusiasts to share their discoveries and consequently inspire others with their own research. With a growing worldwide family network of more than 56 million users and offering services in over 36 languages, reuniting families around the world is a core company value at MyHeritage.com.”
About Family Tree Magazine
Family Tree Magazine is part of the Genealogy Community at F+W Media, Inc., which also encompasses Family Tree University online courses and webinars, the Family Tree Books imprint and the ShopFamilyTree.com online store. These publications and products are devoted to providing engaging, easy-to-understand instruction that makes genealogy a hobby anyone can do.
MyHeritage.com is the most popular family network on the web. Millions of families around the world enjoy having a private place for their families to keep in touch and to showcase their roots. MyHeritage.com’s Smart Matching™ technology empowers users with an exciting and innovative way to find relatives and explore their family history. With all family information stored in a secure site, MyHeritage.com is the ideal place to share family photos, and celebrate and preserve special family moments. With 760 million profiles and 18 million family trees, and available in 36 languages, MyHeritage.com is uniting families worldwide.
For more information contact:
Daniel Horowitz, Chief Genealogist at MyHeritage.com
Phone: +17325937391/ Email: daniel(at)myheritage(dot)com
Caroline Cohen, PR Manager for MyHeritage.com
Phone: +44 2081231152 / Email: caroline(at)myheritage(dot)com