In 2015 I gave four talks in the Netherlands and was a seminar speaker at the 104th Division National Timberwolf Pups Association Reunion in New Orleans. In 2014 I was the Keynote speaker at Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Illinois’ Memorial Day event and I spoke at the Pritzker Military Museum and Library for their Memorial Day event.
7 January – Let’s Research, Write, and Connect. Tips and Tools to Start Your 2019 Military and Family History Writing Projects Webinar Purchase access.
12 January – Finishing the Story. Combining Genealogy and Military Research to Write the Story Webinar Purchase access.
17 January – Choosing You First: Creating & Documenting Your Caregiver Life Webinar. Free access available.
December 15 – Webinar Finding the Answers: Starting WWII Research for the Genealogy Study Group at Zeeland, Michigan.
27 February – 3 March I presented four WWII research and writing programs at the RootsTech conference in Salt Lake City.
13 January Finding Your Soldier’s History at Delware Company in Hardinxveld-Giessendam Netherlands.
10 December Finishing the Story at the Downers Grove Library, Downers Grove, Illinois.
2 December The Day That Lived In Infamy at the Wilmette Public Library, Wilmette, Illinois.
11 November The Day That Lived In Infamy at the Rockford IL Public Library, Rockford, Illinois.
14 September Beyond Pearl Harbor: Advanced WWII Records at Fox Valley Genealogical Society, Naperville, Illinois.
8 September Navigating WWII Records on Fold3.com at Cary Public Library in Cary, Illinois.
7 September Navigating WWII Records on Fold3.com at Cook Memorial Library in Vernon Hills, Illinois.
8 April The Day That Lived In Infamy at the North Suburban Genealogical Society meet at the Glenview Library in Glenview, Illinois.
25 February The Liberators. Reconstructing Army and Air Corps World War II Military Service. CRASH ’40-45 Museum in Aalsmeerderbrug, Netherlands.
12 November I taught The Day That Lived In Infamy at the South Suburban Genealogical Society meeting in Hazel Crest, Illinois.
8 November I taught Navigating WWII Records on Fold3.com at the Schaumburg Public Library in Schaumburg, Illinois.
2 and 3 September I gave two programs at the Federation of Genealogical Societies National Conference in Springfield, Illinois.
- The Day That Lived In Infamy
- Stories of the Lost
18 August I taught The Day That Lived In Infamy at the 80th Infantry Division Reunion in Alexandria, Virginia.
7 August I spoke at the 9th Infantry Division Reunion Memorial Service and also taught The Day That Lived In Infamy in Fort Myers, Florida.
9 July I gave four talks at the McHenry County Genealogical Society Conference in Crystal Lake, IL.
- The Day That Lived in Infamy
- Beyond Pearl Harbor
- Stories of the Lost
- Navigating World War II Records on Fold3
18 June The Liberators. Reconstructing Army and Air Corps World War II Military Service. CRASH ’40-45 Museum in Aalsmeerderbrug, Netherlands.
29 May Book Signing for “Faces of War: Researching Your Adopted Soldier” at Hotel Groot Welsden, Margraten, Netherlands. Books can be ordered through the Stichting Verenigde Adoptanten Amerikaanse Oorlogsgraven (Foundation United Adopters American War Graves).
28 May Foundation Adopting Graves American Cemetery Margraten event for Grave Adopters and American Families. Book Presentation on “Faces of War: Researching Your Adopted Soldier.”
21 May Writing the Stories of War Orland Park Library, Orland Park, IL
14 May The Day That Lived in Infamy Sandwich Library, Sandwich, IL
29 April Stories of the Lost. Indian Trails Library at Buffalo Grove Senior Center, Buffalo Grove, IL.
10 April The Day That Lived in Infamy Winnetka Library, Winnetka, IL
29 March Finishing the Story. West Lake Shore Unit of the Illinois Retired Teachers Association Membership Meeting, Willowbrook, IL
16 February Stories of the Lost. Algonquin Library, Algonquin, IL
8 February The Day That Lived in Infamy. Messenger Library, North Aurora, IL
21 January The Day That Lived in Infamy. Palatine Library, Palatine, IL.
12 January The Day That Lived in Infamy. Orland Park Library, Orland Park, IL.
11 November Finishing The Story. Orland Park Library.
10 November Stories of the Lost. Schaumburg Public Library.
30 October The Liberators. Reconstructing Army and Air Corps World War II Military Service. Goeree-Overflakkee, Netherlands.
28 October The Liberators. Reconstructing Army and Air Corps World War II Military Service. National Liberation Museum 1944-1945 in Groesbeek, Netherlands.
26 October Stories of Our Past at Roovertsche Leij in Goirle, Netherlands
24 October The Liberators. Reconstructing Army and Air Corps World War II Military Service. CRASH ’40-45 Museum in Aalsmeerderbrug, Netherlands
8 October The Day That Lived in Infamy. Ela Public Library, Lake Zurich IL
13 September Finishing The Story.Elmhurst Public Library, Elmhurst, IL
9 September The Day That Lived in Infamy. Fountaindale Library, Bolingbrook, IL
29-30 August 104th Infantry Division NTPA Reunion, New Orleans, LA
21 June Finishing The Story. Niles Public Library, Niles, IL
19 May Algonquin Library, Algonquin, IL
12 May Schaumburg Public Library, Schaumburg, IL
23 March Batavia Public Library, Batavia, IL
18 February Minooka Library, Minooka, IL
31 January CASGSI Meeting, La Grange, IL
17 January CAGNNI, Arlington Heights, IL
18 October Arlington Heights Library, Arlington Heights, IL
4 October NWSGS, Arlington Heights, IL
5 August Arlington Heights Rotary, Arlington Heights, IL
24 May Pritzker Military Museum and Library Memorial Day Programming, Chicago, IL
22 May BCBS of IL Memorial Day Event, Chicago, IL
21 May DCGS Meeting, Wheaton, IL
15 Jan DCGS Meeting, Wheaton, IL
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