Vivid-Pix acquires Reunions magazine

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25 February 2021
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With UK regulations looking to lift in the coming months, many of us will be looking forward to family reunions. Read on to learn about the recent acquisition of Reunions magazine by Vivid-Pix, and discover how it complements the family history photo digitisation scene

 Vivid-Pix’s recent acquisition of Reunions magazine will help family, class alumni, and military reunion participants & planners, and bring another angle to the events. Reunions provides indepth planning advice for reunion organisers, and listings of upcoming reunions on the online magazine website: https://reunionsmag.com/. The Vivid-Pix patented image improvement software has been developed to help people protect their family photos and documentation - with software to help streamline the digitisation and restoration of family collections. With photos, memories and reunions going hand in hand, it is felt that the two businesses will serve to complement each other well.

Edith Wagner, editor and founder of Reunions, said, ‘We are delighted to be able to continue our long service of information, inspiration and ideas to reunions and reunion planners... Vivid-Pix ... services are of great interest to our readers who are always looking for new ways to celebrate.' Rick Voight, CEO, Vivid-Pix, adds: 'Reunions are a great way to stay connected with family and friends. These events often include "a journey down memory lane". Photos provide the best way to relive these journeys and reminisce.'

Reunions has historically concentrated on get-togethers in the United States of America, and reunions have tended to be organised by classes, families or military units or colleagues. However the guidance and ideas are applicable to all – whether gathering virtually or in person. For inspiration on organising your own gathering, explore the digital issue of Reunions magazine (volume 30, number 1) accessible here

How to create your family stories

Further developments at Vivid-Pix include a new free video series with information on how to create your stories. Storyteller, author and genealogist Laura Hedgecock has created bite-sized videos that help you tell your and your family stories: https://www.vivid-pix.com/education.html
Vivid-Pix Education covers a range of practical topics of core interest to family historians - such as on organising, storing and sharing your family photos.

To explore the full Vivid-Pix Education collection click here - most are free to view, others may be rented and purchased.

Investigating the use of photos to overcome loneliness & use in reminiscence therapy 

Vivid-Pix is also announcing a new partnership that will look at the benefits of using photos to overcome isolation, loneliness and in Reminiscence Therapy, to improve the mental health and well-being of the 55s and older.

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The Vivid-Pix partnership with achi and Tellegacy will integrate three important components: academic research by Dr. Jeremy Holloway, Assistant Professor and Director of Geriatrics Education at University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences; Rick Voight, MBA, CEO, Vivid-Pix, will lead the effort on business research; and Hayley Studer, CPA, FHFMA, will lead financial modelling to study how to reduce cost and improve older adult health.

 

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Picture: Gerd Altmann