Month: March 2017

Chaos to Calm: FREE Event with Jillian Maas Backman & Paula Cross

Do you find it challenging to achieve peace, quiet, and joy in your life? Are you caught up in worry and discouragement about situations in our world played out in the headlines? Treat yourself and join us for the dual expression of words and music with two creative and intuitively-inspired women who use their arts to find calm in the midst of chaos. Use this evening as an opportunity to get in touch with your own inner peace and create harmony going forward. Jillian Maas Backman, author, and Paula Cross, singer, are uniting for an evening of fun and conversation along with an exchange of ideas tailor-made for the weary in all of us. The evening will include personal accounts of how these two artists transposed the universal intuitive works of words and music to offset the world’s chaos, and how expression of the soul can bring calm to anyone who makes the time to look inward. The public is invited to attend this  FREE open house which will run from 6:30pm through 8pm. Drinks and …

Donna R. Gore March Events

March is roaring like a lion for Donna Gore and upcoming events. As the author of Grief Diaries: Surviving Loss by Homicide she will be sharing her book, and her experiences, with new audiences of students, readers, and other authors. Along with attending the annual four-day National Missing Persons Conference in Wilmington, NC, she has been invited to appear before a class at Coastal Carolina University (CCU) during her stay in the Carolinas. While attending to her book signing event at Barnes & Noble in Myrtle Beach, SC, Donna had the pleasure of striking up a conversation with CCU professor, Bert Hayslip. He has arranged to have her speak to two of his classes on March 14. She will begin at the Psych of Aging class and continue at the Lifespan Development class with the purpose of educating students on tragic loss and resiliency. Donna R. Gore’s experience in crime victim advocacy began with the 1981 murder of her father. Her personal experience through the judicial system inspires her to reach out to others in …

Speakers CUE Center for Missing Persons National Conference

CUE Center for Missing Persons Observes 13th National Missing Persons Conference

March 16-19, 2017 attendees will gather in Wilmington, North Carolina for the 13th annual National Missing Persons Conference sponsored by CUE Center for Missing Persons. The theme for the conference is “Embracing Dignity & Courage” and is open to all who are interested in the issue of missing persons. The location for the 2017 conference is the Holiday Inn, 5032 Market Street in Wilmington. Registration is now open and easily accessed at the CUE Center for Missing Persons website.  A Candlelight Vigil honoring all of the missing, victims of crime and their families will be held at the Wilmington Convention Center, 10 Center Drive, at 7:30pm Saturday, March 18 and is open to the public. The moving ceremony also recognizes those who have given their time and talents to missing persons with the Keeper of the Flame awards. Each year speakers and class instructors are carefully chosen as experts in their fields to offer attendees the best and latest information relative to missing persons, unsolved homicides, and ways for families to cope with the devastation. Along with …