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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 …

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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 …

Shattered Lives Radio: Five Years and Counting

Five years ago Shattered Lives host Donna R. Gore was inspired by Crime Wire hosts, Dennis Griffin and Susan Murphy Milano to begin her very own podcast to record interviews with guests who could speak to the aftermath of crime, it’s victims, and resources to help the survivors. Over the span of 5 years Shattered Lives has featured many expert guests and touched on a multitude of topics, often showcasing the resilience of the human spirit. In the beginning The original Shattered Lives podcasts were 30 minute interviews with the following 7 episodes:    http://www.blogtalkradio.com/donna-r-gore-ladyjustice Sgt. Mark Vanau on Elder Abuse Janice Smolinski on her missing son, Billy Smolinski Wanda and Sam Reiger on Resilience after Devastation Robin Kraemer of Interval House Robert Rahn and Kim Anklin Private Investigator of Management Resources of NY Attorney Michelle Cruz on Victim Advocacy Dr. Laurie Roth on recovering from brain injury and returning to the airwaves Finding that 30 minutes was not enough time to convey important information, Shattered Lives moved to the Inside Lenz Network joining other …

Get the Edge Leadership Program

“Get the Edge!” with Jillian Maas Backman’s Leadership Program

One of the untapped niche markets in leadership development is the balance of logic and intellectual knowledge with internal reasoning. Jillian Maas Backman is an innovator in the realm of creating personal paradigm shifts, integrating established methods of leadership development and adding the element of intuition to create that balance. “Get the Edge” intuitive leadership development combines intuitive interpretation with critical thinking and traditional problem solving techniques which allows attendees creative ways to build their leadership skills by learning the significance of their internal thought processes and enhancing successful goals. According to Jillian Maas Backman, “The interactive presentation sparks the visionaries of the future by allowing them to examine their personal process of intuitive leadership and decision-making abilities. It’s exciting to watch them grow with something they’ve not had presented to them in the past.” She has presented to college students in several areas and will be bringing her program to the eastern states in 2016.  “Get the Edge” is being adopted by many of the Greek sororities and fraternities across the country as well. In her book, BEYOND THE PEWS, Jillian offers …