Speaker for your Group
Do you need a guest speaker for your organization or event?
The author, Barbara VanderMolen, has prepared several presentations to fit your needs.
1. In “Every County Has a Story!,” she tells a small story about each of the 83 counties in Michigan; 70 minutes.
2. In “Michigan from A-Z!,” she shares something about our State of Michigan from each of the A-Z categories; 60 minutes.
3. “Michigan from A-Z! Short Version” is the condensed version for those with limited time for speakers; 30 minutes.
4. “Michigan from A-Z! Continuing Education Version” is designed for business and professional groups who need continuing educations credits. She will use her book to show your group how they can use Discovering Michigan County by County to help make a good first impression on that new customer or client; 30-45 minutes.
All these presentations are fun-and-fact-filled, fast-paced, educational and entertaining, as well as interactive. All information presented can be found in her book, Discovering Michigan County by County.
Her presentation has been VERY WELL received and the participants tell her it is fun and interesting and that they really enjoy it!!! Some even say it is the best book presentation they ever attended! She has spoken to civic organizations, church groups, women’s clubs, local and regional Chambers of Commerce, senior citizen groups, dinner clubs, sportsman clubs, independent living homes, retirement centers, newcomer groups, historical societies, museum groups, and many libraries.
FEES: The speaking fee is $100 plus $1.00 per round-trip mile (via maps.randmcnally.com/mileage-calculator.do) to go towards her travel expense and driving time. On average, depending on the distance from her home in Charlotte, she will spend 6-8 hours that day to prepare, drive to, set up, present, sell, pack up, drive home, and do follow-up for each presentation.
Call today to reserve a date for your conference or organization.
Please contact her at 517-543-3694 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
The author has spoken at the following:
Across the Square Quilters, Charlotte
Auburn Area Branch Library, Bay City
Baldwin Public Library, Birmingham
Bedford Branch Library
Brandon Township Public Library, Ortonville
Burcham Hills, Lansing
Capital Area District Library, Aurelius, Leslie
Carson City Public Library
City of Novi Historical Commission
Clarkston Independence District Library
Clinton-Macomb Public Library, North Branch
Croton Township Library, Newaygo
Delta Retirement Center, Lansing
Eaton Area Senior Center, Charlotte
Elk Rapids District Library
Flat Rock Community Library, Greenville
Flint River Valley Steelheaders
Franklin Public Library
Gorslin Runciman Funeral Home, Lansing
Grace Lutheran Church, Lansing
Great Lakes Christian Homes, Holt
Green Oak Township Historical Society, South Lyon
Hackley Public Library, Muskegon
Hope Landing, Charlotte
Independence Village, Grand Ledge
Jonesville District Library
Kalamazoo Public Library, Oshtemo
Lake Odessa Community Library
Marcellus Township Library
Missaukee Library, Lake City
Montaque Library Friends and White Lake Community Library Friends, Whitehall
Muskegon County Genealogical Society
Next-Your Place to Stay Active & Connected, Birmingham
Northville District Library
Oak Park Public Library
Oxford Public Library
The Oaks at North Pointe Woods, Senior Executive Club, Battle Creek
Patmos Library, Jamestown
Potterville Public Library
Ransom District Library, Plainwell
Reynolds Township Library, Howard City
Richmond Area Historical and Genealogy Society
Riverside Supper Club, Colon
Romeo District Library
Rotary Club, Charlotte, Hastings, Mason, Lansing/Dewitt Sunrise
Royal Oak Library
SAABA , Lansing
Saline District Library
Shiawassee Regional Chamber of Commerce, Owosso
Springfield Township Library, Davisburg
St. Clair Shores Public Library
Tecumseh District Library
Troy Public Library
Vista Grand Villa, Jackson
White Lake Public Library
White Pine Library Cooperative, Saginaw
Women’s Home Fellowship, Charlottte
Women’s National Book Association, Greater Lansing Chapter
Please feel free to contact any of these venues for a referral.