National Genealogical Society & Vivid-Pix are on the road for Family History Month!

National Genealogical Society & Vivid-Pix Welcome Family Storytellers Across the Country to Learn about Capturing and Sharing Memories with Family Matters U.S. Tour

Press Release: 

September 28, 2023, Falls Church, VA — In celebration of Family History Month in October, the National Genealogical Society (NGS), Vivid-Pix, prominent Societies, Libraries, Archives, Museums (SLAMs), and senior adult organizations throughout the U.S. are welcoming family storytellers and historians of all levels to in-person and online events to celebrate their families and share memories and stories about their own lives and ancestors through the new NGS/Vivid-Pix Family Matters Program. The Family History Month Tour starts in South Carolina with events in Texas, Arizona, Utah, Missouri, Wisconsin, Indiana, and Kentucky throughout October. 

See the tour schedule at:

NGS/Vivid-Pix Family Matters Tour Map & Locations through the U.S. in October 2023

Family Matters Program

NGS and Vivid-Pix recently announced the Family Matters Program at the NGS National Conference in June. The program is geared towards SLAM organizations to help their communities discover their family history with access to the Vivid-Pix Memory Station™ multiple-image scanner hardware and software solution, Vivid-Pix educational courses in genealogy, family history, photography, image organization, storytelling, and photo reminiscence, as well as the Family Matters Outreach Toolkit, which provides these organizations with turnkey materials to attract new audiences to their genealogy programs, showcasing their special genealogy research techniques, and introducing new members and volunteers to the excellent work that these organizations do to help people discover their past. For more information on the Family Matters Program, see

Vivid-Pix Memory Station

A key part of the Family Matters program is the Vivid-Pix Memory Station™ flexible hardware and software multiple-image scanner solution, created for archiving memories at home, home care, libraries, community locations, and more. Available in October, Memory Station software provides a simple interface to quickly and easily scan, restore, record voice memories, archive, and share photos, documents, and memorabilia objects; making it simple for everyone to archive up to 10 photos and documents at once and record treasured memories. For more information on how to use Memory Station, see the video at:, and for more info on Vivid-Pix, see the website at:

About the National Genealogical Society (NGS)

Founded in 1903, the National Genealogical Society (NGS) inspires, connects, and leads the family history community by fostering collaboration and best practices in advocacy, education, preservation, and research. NGS enables people, cultures, and organizations to discover the past and create a lasting legacy for the future. The Falls Church, Virginia-based nonprofit is the premier national society for everyone, from the beginner to the most advanced family historian. For more information, see:

About Vivid-Pix

Vivid-Pix helps individuals, families, friends, and organizations with their most treasured memories by inventing and harnessing technologies. Vivid-Pix Solutions ( helps family historians, as well as caregivers, assist with cognitive decline and dementia through Photo Reminiscence Therapy. Vivid-Pix patented software has been sold in over 120 countries, improving old, faded photos and documents. For more info, see


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Media contacts:

Vivid-Pix Agency Contact:
Karen Thomas/Eva Yutani, Thomas PR
(631) 549-7575
Emails: [email protected] / [email protected]

National Genealogical Society Company Contact:
Matt Menashes, Executive Director NGS
Email: [email protected]

Vivid-Pix Company Contact:
Rick Voight, CEO Vivid-Pix
Email: [email protected]