Beth LaMie - Author, Speaker, Personal Historian

We invite you to return to this site frequently for updates on what we are doing. We welcome suggestions for additional functions.

Topic: Memoirs, Family Stories & Printing Options

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

6:30 PM CT  Adult Summer Reading Program and Genealogy Society

LOCATION: First Bank of Manhattan

230 State Street 
Manhattan, IL
815-478-4611

 
 

Topic: How to Write an Ethical Will

Noon CT  Lunch Bunch Luncheon

LOCATION: First United Methodist Church

301 South 4th Street

Watseka, IL 60970

815-432-5070

 
 

Topic: How to Journal in Your Scrapbooking

5:00 PM CT  Limestone Girl Scout Troop

LOCATION: Limestone Township Library

2701 W. Tower Rd.

Kankakee, IL 60901

 
 

University of Illinois Extension Office

1650 Commerce Drive

Bourbonnais, IL 60914

Topic: How to Organize and Publish Your Family Stories

1:00 PM CT  Life Writing Workshop by Chelsey Byers

 
   

Bourbonnais Public Library Author Fair

Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011

1:00 to 3:00 PM CT

250 W. John Casey Road • Bourbonnais, IL 60914 • 815-933-1727
Please stop by to say hello and get your Friends' Discount on purchases!
 
 

How to Capture Your Family's Fabulous Stories

by Flora M Brown PhD

Mon, Aug 8, 2011 2:00 PM ET
Family stories are the key to our heritage. Too often we miss the chance to capture the wealth of information our loved ones could have shared with us. Part of the problem is we fear asking personal questions.
Join me when Beth LaMie, a personal historian, author, and international speaker gives us fun and easy ways to capture family stories for priceless memories.
 
 

Clarksville Writers Conference

July 14 & 15, 2011

 
 

Author interview with Lauren Barnes on www.WriterViews.com

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

3:00 PM ET

REPLAY:

www.writerviews.com/beth-lamie-wants-to-help-you-write-your-family-history/

 

 
 

Olivet Church of the Nazarene Seniors Group

Topic: What an Ethical Will Can Do for You . . . and Your Family

  • What is an Ethical Will?
  • Why write one?
  • How to share it with your loved ones?
 
 

Topic: Ethical Wills - Love Letters to Your Family

Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center, Kankakee, Illinois

Basic parts of an Ethical Will:

  • Opening
  • Your History - Past & Present
  • Life Lessons & Achievements
  • Personal Values & Beliefs
  • Hopes for the Future
  • Closure

 

 
 

Topic: How to Save Your Family Stories & Heritage

Luncheon for Local 604 Retired Teachers Group

Joliet, Illinois

 

 
 

Book Reading and Author Signing

Granny's Guide to Fun & Fabulous Family Stories

At The Center, Palos Park, Illinois

More details at www.thecenterpalos.org/

 
 

ETHICAL WILLS WEEKEND RETREAT

At The Center, Palos Park, Illinois

Come write your own Ethical Will in a charming, relaxed atmosphere, that happens to serve delicious food, too!

For more details, see: http://www.thecenterpalos.org/

 
 

Kankakee Women's Club

Presentation on Preserving Famil Memories

Civic Auditorium

Kankakee, IL

 
 

Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010

Presentation on Saving Family Stories

for Upsilon Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma

 
 

Fundraiser for Harbor House

6 to 9 PM CT

Gala Lanes Bowling Alley

Brookmont Blvd, Bradley, IL

 
 

3rd Annual Fall Festival - Limestone Township Library

PRESENTATION:

Your Family History: Beginning the Journey

10:00 am to 11:30 am

Call the library now to reserve your spot at 815-939-1696

More details at www.limestonelibrary.org

 
 

Guest post at www.simplemarriage.net

"Time for Some TLC"

 
 

Guest post for www.simplemarriage.net

"Memorial Day Musings"

 
 

Guest post for www.simplemarriage.net

"Spring Is Sprung"

 
 

Guest post at www.simplemarriage.net

"Take Care of Yourself FIRST"

 
 

Guest post at www.simplemarriage.net

"Values to Live By"

 
 

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT

Retired Teacher's Association

"What Have Elders Taught You?"

 
 

PRIVATE WRITING WORKSHOP

"Personal History Story Writing - Part 2"

 
 

PRIVATE WRITING WORKSHOP

"Personal History Story Writing - Part 1"

 
 

PRIVATE WORKSHOP

"Personal Values"

 
 

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT

St. Martin's Church

"Teach Kids: Old People Are Real People"

Kankakee, IL

 
 

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT

Kiwanis Club Luncheon

"Who Do You Think You Are?"

Quality Inn Hotel

Bradley, IL

 
 

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT

Kankakee Genealogy Society

2:00 PM

Kankakee Public Library

Kankakee, IL

 
 

Kankakee Library Author Fair

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Kankakee, IL

 
 

RADIO INTERVIEW at WKAN with Bill Yohnka and Allison Beasley

7:08 AM for Kankakee Library Author Fair on April 10, 2010

 
 

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT

Provena St. Mary's Auxiliary

"Finding Your OWN Family Stories"

 
 

8 PM ET/7 PM CT/5 PM PT
Teleclass for One Story at a Time
"Finding Stories"
Dial-In: 308-344-6400
Access: 300645#

 
 

8 PM ET/7 PM CT/5 PM PT
Teleclass for One Story at a Time
"Prep for Interviews"
Dial-In: 308-344-6400
Access: 300645#

 
 

8 PM ET/7 PM CT/5 PM PT
Teleclass for One Story at a Time
"Conduct an Interview"
Dial-In: 308-344-6400
Access: 300645#

 
 

8 PM ET/7 PM CT/5 PM PT
Teleclass for One Story at a Time
"Getting Started"
Dial-In: 308-344-6400
Access: 300645#

 
 

Author Show Interview with Host Don McCauley

Granny's Guide to FUN & Fabulous Family Stories

by Beth LaMie

http://theauthorsshowbookclub.com/

 
 

WORLD BOOK DAY!

Writing Workshop on Personal Values at a school in Ireland.

 
 

WORLD BOOK DAY!

Biography Writing Workshop at a primary school in Scotland.

 
 

First guest column on www.simplemarriage.com about Home & Family life. Direct link here:  
http://is.gd/69PvL">http://is.gd/69PvL

I will contribute articles roughly on a monthly basis, so I am excited! Any comments on the site would be greatly appreciated. You are also invited to sign up for my monthly newsletter at the site.

 

WriteSpeak Writer's Retreat with international author Barbara Sher at the Saluda Inn in Saluda, North Carolina.

 
 

7:30 PM ET
Book Club meeting with international author Barbara Sher at the Saluda Inn in Saluda, North Carolina to discuss her best-selling book Wishcraft on its 30th anniversary.

 

Author Signing at the Love Store
Kankakee, IL 60901
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Stop by to do some early holiday shopping!

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Okay, what is YOUR story? Capture it NOW for your whole family!

 
 


8 PM ET/7 PM CT/5 PM PT
Teleclass for One Story at a Time
"Milestones to Memories"
Dial-In: 308-344-6400
Access: 300645#

 

8 PM ET/7 PM CT/5 PM PT
Teleclass for One Story at a Time
"How to Conduct an Interview"
Dial-In: 308-344-6400
Access: 300645#

 
 


Autobiography Writing Workshop
Oak Lawn High School Creative Writing Classes

 

Sept. 8, 2009
8 PM ET/7 PM CT/5 PM PT

Teleclass for One Story at a Time
"How to Prep for an Interview"
Dial-In: 308-344-6400
Access: 300645#

 
 

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Author Fair - 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM CST
Bourbonnais Public Library
Bourbonnais, IL

 

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  BOOK LAUNCH 
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Granny's Guide to Fun & Fabulous Family Stories for Kids from 8 to 98

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