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CUE Center for Missing Persons

CUE Center for Missing Persons 16th Annual National Missing Persons Conference

The CUE Center for Missing Persons’ 16th Annual National Missing Persons Conference, “Commanding the Endurance of Strength” will be held March 26-29, 2020  to focus on the exchange of ideas and best practices through presentations and classes. The conference also provides a place of peace for families who are suffering through the struggles that come with missing a loved one or dealing with an unresolved homicide. The conference is open to everyone who has an interest in supporting CUE’s primary missions of locating missing people and comforting their loved ones. Advocates from law enforcement officers, victim assistance professionals, youth groups, and families of the missing are especially encouraged to attend. “Through classes and presentations by those who are considered experts in their fields, attendees will gain a better understanding of the issues and possible solutions. We provide a place where families with missing loved ones can interact and know they are not alone on their journey,” said CUE Founder Monica Caison. What: The CUE Center’s 16th Annual National Missing Persons Conference When: March 26-29, 2020 Where: Holiday Inn, …

ImaginePublicity on Air: K.J. Howe Author and Director of THRILLERFEST

For the last six years, K.J. Howe has immersed herself in the world of kidnapping to bring authenticity to the page. Her first novel, The Freedom Broker, won a Thriller Award for Best First Novel. Her second book, Skyjack, received a Boxed and Starred Review from Publishers Weekly and a Starred Review from Library Journal. Not only does Howe write with enthusiasm for her character, she meticulously does  research to bring real issues to the storyline. Thea Paris appears in the series as a kidnapping negotiator with a love for adventure and the ability to overcome her personal obstacles to get the job done. There are 25 elite professionals who travel undercover to the deadliest spots in the world to bring hostages home safely by any means necessary. Only one of those 25 elite response consultants is a woman.  She brings everything a man does to the job as well as her intuition. She is the inspiration behind professional kidnap negotiator Thea Paris. Although the Freedom Broker series is fiction, Howe brings personal knowledge of …

Norma Peterson

Norma Peterson Named Executive Director of Document the Abuse

Victims of intimate partner violence benefit from Evidentiary Abuse Affidavit (EAA) Norma Peterson, sister-in-law of missing Bolingbrook mother, Stacy Peterson, has been named Executive Director of Document the Abuse which houses the work of the late domestic violence advocate Susan Murphy Milano, specifically, the Evidentiary Abuse Affidavit (EAA). Peterson worked directly with Chicago native Murphy Milano behind the scenes during her family’s high profile case and since its conclusion is able to become a public spokesperson for the safety of abuse victims.  As Executive Director, Peterson will be working with other experts to train and certify providers to catapult the EAA into a network of assistance for victims of abuse. These experts, including Peterson, are available for speaking engagements and/or training: Sandra L. Brown, The Institute for Relational Harm Reduction  Neil Schori, faith based community  Michelle Harkey, victim service providers  Michelle Cruz, attorney and former CT State Victim Advocate Monica Caison, Founder of CUE Center for Missing Persons.  As an Illinois State Outreach Coordinator for CUE Center for Missing Persons, Norma Peterson heads a team …

ImaginePublicity on Air: Kedma Ough author of TARGET FUNDING

Business ownership, being your own boss, living the American Dream! But, you’ve been turned down by lending institutions, credit cards are maxed out, and all your friends and family are turning away from you when they think you may ask to borrow money! What’s the next step to finding funding for your new business? There’s a reason Kedma Ough is known as the “small business superhero” and that’s because she consistently goes beyond the boundaries to find solutions for those who are starting a new business, or looking to grow an existing business. One of the most frustrating issues facing those who are looking to make their dreams come true is funding. In her new book, TARGET FUNDING: A Proven System to Get the Money & Resources You Need to Start or Grow Your Business (McGraw Hill), Kedma Ough walks readers through a series of strategies addressing each obstacle one may face. TARGET FUNDING is a vital resource for anyone who is searching financial backing options, some are obscure but offer innovative alternatives to banks …

ImaginePublicity on Air: ALL SECURE with Tom Satterly

Tom Satterly, author of ALL SECURE, is one of the most highly regarded Tier One Delta Force operators in American military history. As the author of ALL SECURE, Tom Satterly shares his stories and experiences from the Battle of Mogadishu, well known as the basis of the movie Black Hawk Down, to the capture of Saddam Hussein. As a soldier, he recounts his rise through the military ranks to Green Beret, and subsequently the elite Delta Force, The Unit, whose secretive high-profile and high-risk operations are legendary. Readers interested military stories will be thrilled with the action-packed tales of renowned conflicts. But, after reading the tales of war and celebrated battles, ALL SECURE has a message for all combat veterans, especially those suffering the after effects of war. Told through Satterly’s firsthand experiences, it also weaves in the reasons-the bloodshed, the deaths, the intense moments of sheer terror, the survivor’s guilt, depression, and substance abuse-for his career-long battle against the most insidious enemy of all: Post Traumatic Stress. Relating his personal story of coming home, …