RESOURCES TO HELP FAMLIES THRIVE
A Division of Winmark Communications
"Providing BOOKS and RESOURCES to Help Your FAMILY Thrive"
Presenters with Pizzazz
For information on any of these presenters or to contact presenters, call Kas Winters at: 602-789-9240 or by e-mail: email@example.com
EVERYTHING FAMILY &
"Mother of Family Ideas"
Phyllis is an award-winning author, poet and artist. She is the author of children's books, including I Got the Giggles and has worked with children's groups in schools, churches and communities for over 30 years. Karow Trella is an accomplished artist with her work being sold in art galleries and juried art shows. Phyllis mesmerizes audiences of children, who have lovingly named her "Grandma Giggles". She is available for speaking and storytelling presentations in Show Low, Arizona and nearby locations.
Author of 1001 Real Life Questions for Women: A Self-Exploration Workbook to Make You Laugh, Cry, Ponder, Ruminate & Consider
Laura is an accomplished writer and an effective public speaker. Her workshops include If You Have a Brain, You are a Creative Person which helps attendees tap into their own creative resources by exploring a variety of concepts, and Get it Write! How to Strengthen & Improve Your Business Writing Skills.
Go for the Gold, Young Authors!
Climb aboard with Calamity Jan and find the treasures that lie buried in your wild and wonderful imaginations!
Jan is the author of a series of Western Mysteries for middle school students, including "Goodbye God, I'm Going to Bodie", Ghost of Nighthawk, and Shadow of Shaniko.
Targeting upper elementary and middle school students, Jan's presentation is designed to trigger interest in reading: motivating your students toward quality writing and better communication skills.
Let your students have a hands-on opportunity with an author: learning the basic steps to writing fiction and nonfiction and getting the chance to read, write, and share their work with each other.
PUBLIC RELATIONS SPECIALIST
Wendy shares a wealth of experience on a wide variety of topics including self-publishing, public relations and promotion via TV and talk radio, the temporary workforce, getting feature stories in the press, Travel on a Shoestring and Take a Chance, Make a Change for Women. She has spoken before audiences in the United States, China, Estonia, Tallinn, Western Europe, and Canada. Wendy currently lives in New Mexico.
Kas Winters is the author and illustrator of 20 books for children and families and the owner of Winmark Communications. Her latest book is Mother Lode: The Ultimate Collection of Ideas for Keeping Kids Busy.
For students, she offers workshops on Writing and Illustrating Your Own Book, and What Kind of Artist are YOU?
For teachers and parents, Kas offers Publishing Your Book, and Simple Fun, A Playshop for Parents, based on her book which contains over 5000 ideas for keeping kids busy while developing self esteem, self reliance and self confidence.
Joan Bourque, author and illustrator of Dreams of Dolphins Dancing presents workshop to help young people discover their own personal way of understanding and living within all environments. Her programs include art projects and educational classroom activities. Joan is an accomplished artists who also does wall murals in Arizona schools. For more information on her murals, CLICK HERE.
Author of Fireweed Glow
Ten years plus teaching as an adjunct instructor in English composition in colleges and universities has lead Instructor Chaplin to some practical solutions for improving written communication. "Seven Steps to Improved Writing" is a course designed to polish job skills. Participants profit by gaining an awareness of problem areas in their writing and then developing a systematic plan to remedy those problems. Chaplin also offers "Lessons Learned from the Spider: How to Weave a Web & Capture Your Audience" and an ongoing commitment to help beginning authors, "Author’s Apprenticeship". Her seminars are appropriate for businesses and organizations. Jeanette currently resides in Washington state.
KellyAnn is the founder of Serendipity Educational Resources, Inc. (SER) which is a tax-exempt educational nonprofit dedicated to fostering wonderful environments for children everywhere.
Each year, KellyAnn chooses two main areas of focus—one for parents and one for out-of-school time programs. In 2004 SER will support parents by providing Train the Trainer Workshops for professional parent educators. In addition to our two areas of focus this year, we continue to provide professional development services and resources to out-of-school time programs. This year these will include conference presentations and arts programming.
PUPPET MAKING WORKSHOPS
Linda Brittain has been an avid puppeteer for over twenty years and she bring her skills to life by doing puppetry workshops for teachers. Linda is the author of six books on puppetry and related activities. She teaches classes in a variety of puppet making techniques and makes books come alive. Linda insists that her claim to fame is that she can make anything talk!
Director/ Script Writer
Connie Galeener enthusiastically shares her skills and experience with puppetry. She has appeared in classrooms, libraries, on state at resorts, Western theme parks, radio and television. Connie does both puppet performances and workshops on puppet building. She is also available to perform walk-around puppetry, giant puppets and as a guest speaker, director or script writer.
"ON THE SPOT"
Ken Goracke draws crowds. He is the "artist on the spot" who will entertain at your event by drawing the characters in attendance! Great Entertainment for all kinds of events including: Conventions, Graduations, Birthdays, Craft Shows, Retirement Parties, Bon Voyage Parties, Holiday Celebrations, Festivals, Wedding Receptions, Wedding Rehearsal Dinners, Anniversaries, and Bar/Bat Mitzvahs. Ken does quick black and white sketches, full color portraits, personalized greeting cards and personalized cartoons for bulletins, newsletters and other publications.
FOR ENGLISH AFTERNOON TEAS
"The First Lady of Teas"
Brenda offers English Afternoon Tea served in your home.
Eileen offers a fun and informative presentation on what makes a collector; how to get started with collecting; tips on resources for collectors and great ideas for displaying those precious treasures.
Put the FUN in Learning!
The Ultimate Collection of Ideas for Keeping Kids Busy
Over 5,000Ideas for Tots through Teens
By Kas Winters
Family Holiday Ideas
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