Month: March 2012

CUE Center for Missing Persons

1ST ANNUAL NIGHT WALK TO SHED LIGHT ON THE MISSING

1ST ANNUAL NIGHT WALK TO SHED LIGHT ON THE MISSING A 5K walk in memory  Joshua Hancock, to benefit The CUE Center for Missing Persons The walk will be on the Pittsburg State University campus, Pittsburg, Ks. Pre-registration will begin 4pm at the shelter in Gorilla Village which is directly behind the football stadium, This event is to both raise funds for the CUE Center for Missing Persons and public education regarding safety and missing persons. The education portion of this event is to both raise awareness of issues/advocacy of missing persons and personal safety education in hopes of possibly avoiding a future heartache. Following pre-registration the following presentations will take place in the Overman Center 4:45pm Kelsey Smith Foundation safety presentation 6:05pm The Missing interactive missing persons presentation 6:45pm Kevin Honeycutt  Internet safety presentation 7:30 Candle Lighting Ceremony  Walk begins immediately following ceremony     Related articles 1st Annual Night Walk To Shed Light On The Missing April 28th, 2012 (ncmissingpersons.org) Do You Know the Searcher??? (donnagore.com) NY Missing Series (ncmissingpersons.org)

Donna R. Gore, LadyJustice,Shattered Lives,ImaginePublicity

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore: Robin McHaelen of True Colors

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE:  CLICK HERE Shattered Lives welcomes Founder and Executive Director of True Colors, Robin McHaelen True Colors is a non-profit organization that works with other social service agencies, schools, organizations, and within communities to ensure that the needs of sexual and gender minority youth are both recognized and competently met. The organization trains more than 2400 people annually, organizes the largest LGBT youth conference in the country with more than 2000 attendees and manages the state’s only LGBT mentoring program. True Colors has been spotlighted by both national and local media for their expertise in LGBTI youth issues, including most recently CNN. Robin McHaelen began organizing the first “Children From the Shadows” (CFS) conference – Children From the Shadows:  Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Youth At Risk.  The University of Connecticut, School of Social Work approved the idea of creating a conference about LGBT …

True Crime Uncensored: Dead Body on the Floor? Who Cleans Up the Mess?

Join the hosts of True Crime Uncensored Burl Barer and Howard Lapides  LIVE on True Crime Uncensored 2pm PT/4pm CT/5pm ET/10pm UK   listen by clicking THIS LINK The public often doesn’t think about the gruesome task of cleanup after a crime, but Trauma Technicians are bound to carry out their duties with the well-being of the client in mind.  Marco Micola will share with us what  happens in the aftermath of violent crime  or moving out a hoarder?  All of these incidents require specialized cleanup of bio-hazard material, airborne pathogens, or pest infestation, something not often thought about as we read stories in the headlines.  How do these messes get cleaned up and who does it? Highly trained and certified response teams provide professional services with compassion, integrity and discretion. Trauma Technicians and Marco Micola’s work in compassionately serving families who are not equipped to deal with any further trauma surrounding the death of a loved one, infectious disease, or one who is victim to hoarding or drugs. What happens in the aftermath of violent crime, meth lab discovery, or moving …

JillianMaasBackman

Jillian Maas Backman April 13 Author Event: Barnes and Noble, Davenport, Iowa

“A Conversation With Jillian” Friday April 13, 2012 6:30 PM Barnes and Noble, Davenport, Iowa One of the most popular books on the shelves this year is Beyond the Pews: Breaking with Tradition and Letting Go of Religious Lockdown, written as an “interactive biography” of author Jillian Maas Backman, but also offering worksheets and lessons for the reader to follow along and improve their personal relationship with God. Jillian Maas Backman and Beyond the Pews has been to Kansas City, San Antonio, Milwaukee and beyond holding personal “Conversations with Jillian” events to very diverse audiences. Her unique book and her intuitive abilities have given her work a reflection on the deepest questions of life. Readers not only learn about the author and her abilities, but go beyond to fulfill their own soulful actions. “Conversations with Jillian” allows attendees to ask questions of the author in an informal, casual, enlightened atmosphere  which tends to bring about a flow of energy, and the opportunity to have the author sign a book with a personalized message. Change Already! Your …

Doc Bonn,Dr. Scott Bonn,Serial Killers

Sex and Politics: Doc Bonn Talking Serial Killers!

  Dr. Scott Bonn “Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer” Listen Live on Thursday, March 29 from 7-9pm ET  www.mywbcr.com Drew University Professor, Dr. Scott Bonn  is not your average academic.   Bonn teaches courses in criminology, sociology of deviance, media and crime, and criminal justice. Doc Bonn is currently researching and writing a popular book on the public’s fascination with serial killers that is tentatively titled, “Monster Dearest: Our Fascination with Serial Killers and Why We Need Them.” This book examines the social processes through which serial killers often become morbid pop culture celebrities. Serial killers hold the fascination of the public, whether in true crime news accounts of individuals such as Ted Bundy or fictional depictions such as the television shows Dexter and Criminal Minds or popular movies such as the “Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” or “Silence of the Lambs.” Serial killers seem so purely predatory and unremorseful that our society cannot help but display a macabre interest in them. Given the public’s preoccupation with the dark side of humanity, it seems quite natural that …