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Since 2008 ImaginePublicity has assisted in social media management for individuals, organizations, books, small businesses and websites. Social media marketing and management are proven to be an integral part of all business success strategies.

Our services are tailored to the individual goals of our clients with assessments and action plans for each step towards completion.

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Whether you are just beginning to put your toes into the social media waters, or not seeing your desired results, we can help. We offer a long-term program, or short-term, per project programs.

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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 food may be purchased at the Hilton Garden Inn bar and restaurant.

Along with the music, interactive conversation and exchange of ideas, there will be a book signing of Beyond the Pews and an opportunity to win a FREE private, intuitive consultation with Backman, the author. Space and appointments are limited.


Jillian Maas Backman

Jillian Maas Backman

Author of Beyond the Pews. Jillian Maas Backman expresses and communicates through words the fundamentals of her background in not only mainstream, denominational religion, but her study and acceptance of ancient wisdoms and deep knowledge of the soul of humanity. She also presents a Leadership Development course, “Get the Edge!” infusing intuitive thought in the decision making process on the campuses of colleges and universities and corporate meetings.

Jillian is available for personal private consultations, corporate and group sessions, in person, by email, or through video conferencing. To make a private appointment refer to her website:  JillianMaasBackman.Com

Paula Cross

Paula Cross

Paula Cross is well known as the Paula Cross Jazz Trio along the Grand Strand and Myrtle Beach area. Her smooth, cabaret style with a mix of jazz and blues makes her a favorite of all generations of fans and venues. Paula is an active member of Unity of Myrtle Beach and owner of Mystic Angel Holistic Harbor. Follow the Paula Cross Jazz Trio on Facebook for the latest updates on her appearances.



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.

CCU logo

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 similar situations through the development of support resources and educating the public through utilization of several media outlets. For detailed information on her experiences and resources, refer to her website: DonnaGore.Com



Returning to her home state of Connecticut, Donna has been invited to be an author participant in the Local Authors Get Together event held at the Newington Library, 95 Cedar St., Newington, CT on March 25, from 1-4pm.

The event is open to the public and anyone interested in writing, illustrating, self-publishing or the process.

Writers of adult, teen, and children’s fiction will be in attendance, as well as authors of non-fiction, including self-help, poetry, and cooking. There will be introductions and then time to talk with authors speed dating-style regarding the process. The event will conclude with a book signing. Books will be available for purchase. Registration is required.

The author meet and greet is sponsored by the Friends of the Library


Donna Gore, "LadyJustice" Host of Shattered Lives Radio

Donna Gore, “LadyJustice” Author, Grief Diaries: Surviving Loss by Homicide

Grief Diaries: Surviving Loss by Homicide is available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle version, and will be available soon in local bookstores and other venues. Donna Gore will be giving presentations and signing copies of her book at several upcoming local events in the Hartford, CT area.
A percentage of each book sale is donated to CUE Center for Missing Persons, an organization which searches for missing persons and offers support and advocacy to the families.
To schedule Donna R. Gore to present at events, seminars or conferences, please contact: ImaginePublicity, Telephone: 843.808.0859 Email:

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

National Missing Persons Conference                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              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.

Candlelight Vigil CUE Center for Missing Persons

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 families, advocates, and search teams, members of law enforcement are encouraged to attend to take advantage of information provided in classes which will enhance their investigative tools. For the full lineup of events refer to 2017 National Missing Persons Conference Agenda


Speakers CUE Center for Missing Persons National Conference


Featured speakers for the 2017 conference include Dana Ridenour, retired FBI Special Agent and Author of Behind the Mask, Andy Whipple, Street Outreach Coordinator for Project Lighthouse, Our Homeless Kids, and Megan Madsen, Surviving Human Trafficking.

Classes, which are open for all attendees, include Norma Peterson, Using the Evidentiary Abuse Affidavit (EAA) for Victims of Intimate Partner Violence, Thomas Hargrove, The Murder Accountability Project, Peter Cestare, Identifying a Crime Scene and When it Begins, and Patrick Atkinson, The Lost “Runaways, Prostitutes, Gangs and More”

For complete details on how to become a volunteer, or participate in this national missing persons movement, please contact the CUE Center for Missing Persons at (910) 343-1131 or email

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:

  • 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 podcasts; Crime Wire, We Know a Guy, and Writers Tricks of the Trade.

Reminiscing over the past 5 years for favorite samples was a daunting task considering all of the quality guests willing to talk about their respective issues.

Samples of Shattered Lives

The short list of samples of the hundreds of Shattered Lives episodes can be heard at any time, anywhere on a computer, tablet or phone.

Guest: Unabomber Ted Kaczynski’s brother David Kaczynski

David Kaczynski, brother of Ted is an enigma. He is a soft-spoken, dignified man who carries the weight of an anguished heart that will never heal. David is also considered the traitor. He is the one who turned in his brother “The Unabomber” to the authorities all those years ago based on Ted’s writings.  David and his wife Linda saw Ted’s “Manifesto” published in the Washington Post, and noticed an eerie similarity in thought and language pattern using his personal correspondence as a comparison.

Guest: Duane Bowers, LPC has returned to Shattered Lives as a guest  8 times over the last 5 years to discuss various topics such as suicide, cultural trauma, and trauma informed care.

Duane T. Bowers, is a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, a Licensed Professional Counselor, and a Reiki Master in private practice. His work includes working with individuals and groups. He teaches workshops, seminars, and courses nationally and internationally, and through a variety of media. He is author of “Guiding Your Family Through Loss and Grief” and “A Child is Missing: Providing Support for Families of Missing Children” Duane Bowers ranks among the very few professionals globally who specialize in working with and providing support for families of missing children and missing adults.

Guests: Family members of slain police officer Robert Holcomb and Plainville, CT Police Chief Matt Catania.
An unusual parole reversal case, combined with victims’ rights policy and the honoring of a fallen police officer who became the victim of a ruthless homicide. This episode discusses the case and the treatment of the family during the process. Also we discuss the importance of the victim impact statement and recommended reforms for legislation.

Twice in 2016 Shattered Lives was honored to welcome Dr. David Fowler to the show. Dr. Fowler is the Chief Medical Examiner for the state of Maryland.In his most recent episode he discusses the very important role that medical examiners play in public health matters.

From the CDC:  Each state sets its own standards for what kinds of deaths require investigation and its own professional and continuing education requirements for individuals carrying out these investigations. These different standards can have a broad-reaching public health impact as variations in the collection and reporting of cause-of-death data could hinder public health officials’ ability to conduct accurate mortality surveillance.

What’s coming up for Shattered Lives?

Recently, Shattered Lives featured the Colonial Parkway murders and there are plans to create a series of future episodes talking to family members of other victims.

30 years ago there were a series of murders committed on Virginia’s Colonial Parkway, they have never been solved. Guest, Bill Thomas, brother of victim Cathleen Thomas, discusses the case and what it means to the families. The investigation is still ongoing and  technology has advanced greatly over the years giving family members hope that justice will be served.

The success of Shattered Lives lies in its unique focus on the aftermath of a crime and resources for the victims left behind suffering without guidance. By sharing information, awareness, education, and allowing crime victims to have a voice, it’s hoped that it has created a positive impact and helped others in some way.

Host Donna Gore sincerely thanks all of her guests who have given their time, talents and generosity along with their willingness to assist others in need.

Do you have a story to tell? Do you have a resource to share? If you would like to be considered a guest on a future episode of Shattered Lives, contact Donna Gore at or ImaginePublicity at

Donna R. Gore


To schedule Donna R. Gore for your next conference, seminar or event, please contact ImaginePublicity. Phone: 843-808-0859 or Email:



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

Get the Edge 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.

Jillian Maas Backman, Change Already Radio,Beyond the Pews

In her book, BEYOND THE PEWS, Jillian offers readers several “lesson plans” which guide them towards developing their personal observations of intuitive leadership and to recognize the intuitive abilities in each person. Establishing the existence of logic and intuition as a continuum of traditional leadership practices, Jillian teaches the dynamics of each, as well as the pitfalls.

Jillian Maas Backman is a professional speaker, award-winning author and radio host. She is a consultant to several high-profile individuals, organizations and corporations. For detailed information about her radio show, Change Already, Your Future, Your Choice, and her book, BEYOND THE PEWS: Breaking with Tradition and Letting Go of Religious Lockdown, please refer to her website, JillianMaasBackman.Com

To schedule Jillian Maas Backman and “Get the Edge” please contact ImaginePublicity:

Tel: 843-808-0859