Updates from the Little Pink Book™ 4th Quarter News (2010)

Updates from the Little Pink Book™    

October 2010—December 2010

My Community

◊ Starbucks Coffee Company hosted two book signings for our Little Pink Book™ series in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month ◊ Buffalo Wild Wings® joined hands for On a Wing and a Prayer,” our event to raise awareness & funds for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation; blessed with 10 sponsorships ◊ Keynote speaker at Camp Bluebird—Cancer Camp for Adult Survivors ◊ Guest panelist at Sandhandle Workshops, Women in the Media event ◊ Launched Little Pink Book™ greeting cards for Christmas featuring reader-voted favorite stick characters ◊  

 

Travels and Adoptions

◊ Guest appearance on The Rick and Bubba Radio Show with Vicki Kennedy (author’s friend & dedicated survivor in our 1st Little Pink Book™) ◊ On-the-air with Ken Walsh of News Talk Radio 1260AM ◊ Featured in Coastal Christian Magazine for “Best Books.” ◊ Launched 2nd YouTube© commercial produced by 2030north Studios ◊ Little Pink Book™ commercial now a featured regular on www.cancertv.net ◊ Introduced to readers of Syracuse University Magazine ◊ JoZoara’s Coffee Shop hosted our “Night of Pink hope” with the community of Murfreesboro TN ◊ Guest speaker at “celebrating survivors,” with the After Breast Cancer Program—Middle TN YMCA ◊ Invited guest & book contributor for Catholic Social Services Annual Jazz Party of Dayton OH ◊ Visits & adoptions by Northside Hospital, Atlanta GA & Linebaugh Public Library, Murfreesboro TN & UAB Palliative Care counselors ◊ December 2010 marked our 11th book tour; our 1st year of outreach touched 34 states and 7 foreign countries ◊

 

Coming Up

◊ January: presenting to Emerald Coast Hospice and Gentiva Healthcare ◊ February: participating at the 10th International Conference for Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer with Borders sponsored book signing ◊ March: Exhibitor at the Annie Appleseed Project 4th Annual Evidenced-based Complementary & Alternative Cancer Therapies Conference ◊

 

Ambitions for 1st Quarter 2011

◊ Develop CEU (continuing education units) component with Deborah Kern, MSW—our newest team member ◊ Create Pink Packet for professional use of the Little Pink Book™ series ◊ Design Pink rack cards & media kit ◊ Spanish translations market release ◊ Announce sponsorships to support book tours, educational forums & conference attendance ◊ Titles in process: When Your Grandma Has Cancer plus a collaborative title for Alzheimer’s Disease with Bob Deits, M.Th. ◊

 

Blessings —-  Maryann Makekau, Author & Inspirational Speaker

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