February 7, 2019. 11:30 AM-1:00 PM
Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL
11:30--Registration and book signing
12:55--Questions and Answers
1:00--Conclusion and book signing
Luncheon is open to guests of the author. Contact me if you are interested in attending.
November 13, 2018. 1:30-2:50 PM
Hope College Freshman Science Class
After discussing the threats facing the Great Lakes, as first outlined in the Great Lakes Regional Collaboration study and expanded in Dan Egan's recent book, The Death and Life of the Great Lakes, the author and class will discuss what individuals can do to influence the health of the lakes.
October 13th, 2018. 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Horizon Book Store, 243 E. Front Street, Traverse City, MI
Former Fortune 500 executive Mary McKSchmidt replaces a briefcase, calculator, and business suit with a notepad, camera, and foul weather gear and journeys into unchartered waters to help build the political will necessary to clean up and protect the Great Lakes. She shares her remarkable journey and joins Great Lakes policy advisor and author Dave Dempsey as they discuss the things people can do to make a difference in the health of the Great Lakes ecosystem.
September 22nd. 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Barnes & Noble, 3050 Beeline Rd., Holland, MI
Don't Let it Fly or the Great Lakes Will Cry!
Join author Mary McKSchmidt, retired 4th grade teachers Kathy Nemeth and Donna Altman, and members of the 2007
fourth grade classes from Quincy Elementary School as they discuss the legendary campaign to eliminate balloon litter.
For more details about the campaign and to learn about the challenges facing the Great Lakes and what you can do to make a difference in cleaning up and protecting the world's largest body of fresh surface water,
pick up a copy of Mary McKSchmidt's book,
Uncharted Waters: Romance, Adventure, and Advocacy on the Great Lakes.