User talk:Vlfunk

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I want to thank you for all of your awesome efforts in regards to the welcoming committee.  You have been an angel over the newbie contributors and have invited their continued edits and contributions.  I know that  "Thank YOU" is not enough, but it comes from the heart in great appreciation for all that  you have done.  I look forward to meeting you and thanking you in person.

joy  Wyzer17 13:54, 16 June 2011 (UTC)


With your four wonderful children and husband I know you must be  busy, so thank you for serving a mission.  Janell and I visited 5/26/11 and soon she will train you on something else, but she said we could have you a bit longer.

Much thanks to you, for spending time in the Wiki with our authors and editors and all contributions you make that have helped the Wiki to grow. The Research Wiki is in its first years but it is growing and becoming a wonderful tool that helps people find answers in one space and costs only in effort to search on their part.

Vickie, Janell liked our new letter  we believe will be friendlier and warmer, but by the time it is put up you may not even be on the team.We want to improve the process for Welcoming new authors and editors in the Wiki. I want to make each member of the committee aware of some changes coming in June:
 We will have another Welcome Message Template designed to be more individualized. The others will be there too but we hope that you will use this new welcome message. Steve Cottrell will be helping us with the Template, a special thanks to him.
Please read more carefully what the contributor or editor have put on the page. The current steps listed for reviewing the contributions are good to follow.

Avoid adding the welcome message before following the steps outlined.
The question Templates will stay the same.

We thank you again for all you do.
Dawne 15:03, 27 May 2011 (UTC)

Welcome to the committee[edit source]

We are glad you are here and have joined the welcoming committee. Let us know if you have any questions. --Fran 23:42, 28 February 2011 (UTC)

Welcome...[edit source]

Hello Vlfunk!

The Welcoming Committee is here to support you and offer you a warm welcome to a Community that loves Family History. We thank you for your contributions! Please continue editing and consider joining in Projects Seeking Contributors or a live Community Meeting where you may meet other experienced users and contributors.

This message is posted on your Talk Page which is associated with your personal User Page. Try creating a User Page about yourself by clicking on your name under "Personal Tools" at the bottom of the navigation bar. It's a great place to practice new skills and lets others know something about you and your genealogical interests. We hope you like this place and decide to join in.

Here are a few pages you may find helpful:

You may find additional editing and technical assistance from experienced contributors in the forums at Please sign your name only on discussion/talk pages. If you need personal assistance, feel free to contact Welcoming Committee Members.

Again, welcome! Kara 21:56, 16 January 2011 (UTC)

Thanks for welcoming me![edit source]

Not sure whether this belongs here...? but thanks for your message  :)  AnnaBBB

Dear Vickie,

I want to thank you for all that you have done for the Wiki Family Search! You have been most valuable and I would like to be as good as you are and have been someday. Please don't hesitate to give me suggestions when you feel that I need them.  I just want to make a good contribution during my stay on the Wiki.  Thank you again for being helpful and a dedicated person to the Wiki Family Serach.

joy   Wyzer17 13:18, 31 May 2011 (UTC)

Featured Article THANK YOU![edit source]

Hi VlFunk,

Thank you for all of the time you spend on the Wiki!

The FamilySearch Wiki:FamilySearch Research Wiki is delighted to let you know that the Italy Genealogy page you helped create has become aFamilySearch Wiki:Featured Articles, highlighted on the FamilySearch Research Wiki of the Wiki, and will remain there for seven days. Thank you for your excellent work to help others quickly access records. Your contributions are appreciated and will help others find their ancestors. You have made a difference in research!'

joy Wyzer17 15:44, 11 October 2011 (UTC)

British Sources for Previous Research[edit source]

Hi Vlfunk,

The FamilySearch Research Wiki is delighted to let you know that British Sources for Previous Research article you helped create will become a Featured Article that is highlighted on the Main page of the Wiki. It will appear there for seven days. Thank you for your excellent work – you have given readers/researcher important access to records. Your contributions are appreciated and will assist others in finding their ancestors. You have made a difference in research!

Please note:

We invite you to do any enhancing, editing or changing to this article before we post it. If you are considering an edit we ask that it be completed by October 28, 2011. Within a few days of this date this article will post. If you feel that you do not want your article up as yet as a Featured Article please let me know. Thank you for your time and effort!

joy Wyzer17 19:14, 17 October 2011 (UTC)