The Author is available as a guest speaker to do presentations and/or book signings. The presentations are both humorous and informative as to how she acquired the recipes and compiled the cookbook. She would be more that happy to do a presentation and answer questions in general for business organizations, clubs, writing classes, schools, church groups, book clubs, etc.


50% (10.00) of each cookbook sold is donated to organization.

11thAnnual Hickman County Christmas Arts, Crafts, and Book Fair,

December 1, 2015, 8:30a.m. to 2:30p.m., 

 Hickman County Elementary School Gym,

Clinton, KY.

(Fundraiser for Friends of Hickman Co. Arts)  

Purple Toad Winery Art and Music Festival

Oct. (Saturday) 3, 2015

Us 45

Paducah, KY

(Fundraiser for St. Mary's High School)

Museum of Appalachia Fall Homecoming

Oct. 9-11, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Museum of Appalachia
Norris, TN
(Fundraiser For Museum)

McCracken Co. Public Library
April. (Friday) 24, 2015. 9- 12 am.
Paducah, KY
(Fundraiser for Paducah Co-Operative Ministry)
McCracken Co. Public Library
Dec. (Saturday) 20, 2014. 9- 12 am.
Paducah, KY
(Library Fundraiser)


WKCTC Matherson Library

Nov. 17 11:00 to 12:00

Paducah, KY

Culinary Department will be preparing recipes from cookbooks

(Fundraiser fpr PCC Foundation Schlorship)


Immanual Lutheran Church

Bake Sale & Marketplace

Nov. 15 8:00 to 1:00

103 So 15th St.

Murray, KY

(Fundraiser for Mission Project)


Columbus Belmont State Park Civil War Encampment

Oct.12 & 13 9:00a.m. to 4:00p.m.

350 Park Road,
Park Grounds,
Columbus, KY 42032                   
(Fundraiser for Columbus Belmont Cemetary)


Mid-South Book Festival

Sept. 27, 2014 10:00 to 4:00

Memphis Botanical Garden

Memphis, TN

(Fundraiser for Literacy Mid-South)


 Marion Garden Tour of Homes and Luncheon

June 1, 2013 11:00 to 1:30

Marion Woman's Club House

Marion, KY

(Fundraiser for local Animal Shelter)


Kentucky Dam Village State Park Buffalo and Elk Dinner

Feb. 23, 2013 11:00a.m. to 6:00p,m.

Kentucky Dam Village State Park (Lobby)

Gilbertsville, KY

(Fundraiser for State Park)


8th Annual Hickman County Christmas Arts, Crafts, and Book Fair,

December 1, 2012, 8:30a.m. to 2:30p.m., 

 Hickman County Elementary School Gym,

Clinton, KY.

(Fundraiser for Friends of Hickman Co. Arts)  

Northside Baptist Church Christian School
Christmas Bazaar
Nov. 8  (Thursday), 2012 4-8p.m.
Northside Baptist Church
711 No. 12th St.
Mayfield, KY
(School Fundraiser)
Holt House Community Day
Sept. 22, 2012
9:00a.m. to 4:00p.m.
Judge Advocate Joseph Holt Home
6205 KY Hwy 144
Cloverport, KY
(Proceeds go to House Restoration) 
Saturday, August 11, 2012
7:30 am - 5:00 pm Saturday
Sunday, August 12, 2012
7:30 am - 2:00 pm Sunday
Location: University of Louisville
Shelby Campus
9001 Shelbyville Road
Louisville, KY 40222
(Proceeds go to 2013 Summit Schlorship Fund)
Horse Cave Book Fest
June 30, 2012
Location (TBA)
Horse Cave, KY
Mayfield Woman's Club Spring Tour of Homes
June 2, 2012
Location: Central Elelmentary School (Held in conjunction with luncheon) 
Mayfield, KY
(Woman's Club Community Fundraiser)
Trenton Teapot Festival
May 5, 2012, 9:00a.m. to 1:00p.m.

The Last Drop Coffee Shoppe

111 College Street

Trenton, TN 38382

(Co-signing with Barbara Smith; owner of Historic Holly Tree Manor)

(Fundraiser for local Cancer Support Group)
Kentucky Literary Celebration
April 21 & 22, 2012
3 Locations
April 21, 9:00a.m. to 3:00p.m. 
West Hill Community Theatre
117 Larrimore Ln. 
Danville, KY
April 20 & 21, 6:00p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Eddie Montgomery's Steakhouse
180 Lucky Man Way
Harrodsburg, KY
April 21, 11:00a.m. to 1:00p.m.
local resturant (TBA)
Danville, Kentucky  
(This is 3 Fundraisers for Historic Penn Store)
The Real Woman's Expo
March 17, 2012, 9:00a.m. to 4:00p.m.
Carroll Convention Center
Paducah, KY
Presentation by Author and Cooking Demonstration by DJ Bear on the Air
(Fundraiser for Paducah Cooperative Ministry)
Kentucky Crafted Market
March 1, 12-8 p.m.
March 2,3, 10 a.m. to 8p.m.
March 4, 10a.m. to 5 p.m.
Lexington Convention Center
430 W. Vine St.
Lexington, KY
(Proceed go to Kentucky Arts Council)
Culpepper Place
Feb 7, 2012 10:30 a.m.
New Holt Rd.
Paducah, KY
(Fundraiser for Alzheimer Asso.)
Mayfield Woman's Club's Christmas Tour of Homes 
Dec. (Sunday) 11, 2011 12 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Harris Real Estate's The Lodge at Emerald Lake
371 Straight Church Road
Mayfield, KY
(Woman's Club Community Fundraiser)
Lourdes Hospital Gift Shop Christmas Open House
U.S 45
Paducah, KY
Dec. 3 (Saturday), 2011
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
(Fundraiser for Lourdes Auxiliary)
Relish Magazine Christmas Cooking Show
Dec. 1 (Thursday), 2011, 5-9p.m.
Valor Hall Conference & Events Center
105 Walter Garrett Ln.
Oak Grove, KY
(Fundraiser for Fort Campbell Armed Services YMCA)
Hogg Hollow Winery
Ladies Day Out Event
Nov. 19 (Saturday), 2011 10:00a.m. to 5:00p.m.
48 East Glendale Rd.
Golconda, II
(Fundraiser for MASH 62938 Local Cancer Support Group)
Northside Baptist Church Christian School
Christmas Bazaar
Nov. 16 (Saturday), 2011 4-8p.m.
Northside Baptist Church
711 No. 12th St.
Mayfield, KY
(School Fundraiser)
Madison Co. Public Library
Nov. (Saturday) 5, 2011. 2-4 p.m.
Madisonville, KY
(Library Fundraiser)
Midwest Writer's Guild Annual Fall Book Fair
Oct. 29-30, 2011, 10 a.m.-4:00p.m

Vanderburgh 4H Center, on Hwy 41

Evansville, In.

Held in conjunction with Fall Collector's Carnival

(Fundraiser for Evansville Literacy Program) 

Hopkinsville Relish Magazine Cooking Show
October (Thursday) 20, 2011 4-8pm
Location James E. Bruce Convention Center
Hopkinsville, KY
(Fundraiser for Pink Ribbon Network)
HORSES Inc. Boots & Bridle Show
4 Rivers Book Festival
October (Saturday) 15, 2011 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Carson Park (Floral Hall)
(Fundraiser for Horses Inc.)
Museum of Appalachia Fall Homecoming
Oct. 7-9, 2011 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Museum of Appalachia
Norris, TN
(Fundraiser For Museum)
Reelfoot Lake Arts and Crafts Festival
Sept. 30- Oct 1,2 9:00a.m to 5:00 p.m.
Sharing booth 61 with Bi-Centennial Committee
Ellington Hall, Armory Building, and American Legion Building
Tiptonville, TN
(Fundraiser for Reelfoot Lake Bi-Centennial Committee)
Barbecue On the River
Sept. 23 -24, 2011 10:00 8:00 p.m.
Yeiser Art Center
Paducah, KY
(Fundraiser for Yeiser Art Center)
Gourd Patch Festival
Sept. 17, 2011 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Ice House Gallery
Mayfield, KY
(Fundraiser for Ice House Gallery)
Mellwood Art Fair
Sept. 9 & 10, 2011 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m
Mellwood Art Center
1800 Mellwood Ave.
Louisville, KY
(Fundraiser for St. Joseph)
First Thursday Art Walk
Sept. 1, 4:30-8:00 p.m.
Ingredients For The Gormet In You
Strawbery Alley
Clarksville, TN
(Co-signing with Dr. Susan Wiltshire)
(Fundraiser for Austin Peay State University Center for Excellence)
Fancy Farm Picnic
& KY State Governor's Debate 
Aug. 6, 2011 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
St. Jerome Catholic Church Activities Center
Fancy Farm, KY
(Fundraiser for St. Jerome Parrish)
Women to Women Expo
July 28, 2011 Time 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Cherry Civic Center
Park Ave.
Paducah, KY
(Fundraiser For Paducah Professional and Business Women's Scholarship Fund)

30th Annual National Corvette Homecoming

July 16, Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sloan Convention Center  

1021 Wilkinson Trace

Bowling Green, KY
(Fundraiser for Corvettes Conquer Cancer)

International Bluegrass Festival Sponsored by International Bluegrass Museum
(Comedian Steve Martin {banjo}, Steep Canyon Rangers, Emmie Lou Harris, etc.)
Yellow Creek Park
Owensboro, KY
June 23-25, 2011
(Fundraiser for International Bluegrass Museum)
Blues Festival
May 28, 2011 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center
Brownville, TN
(Fundraiser for West Tennessee Heritage Center)
Lourdes Hospital
U.S 45
Paducah, KY
May 6, 2011
7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
(Fundraiser for Lourdes Auxiliary)
March of Dimes
Noble Park
May 7, 2011 (Time to be Announced)
Paducah, KY
(Proceeds go to March of Dimes)
International Quilt Show
Yeiser Art Center
April 27-29, 2011 Starting at 10:00 a.m. 
200 Broadway,
Paducah, KY
(Proceeds go to Yeiser Art Center)
Southern Festival of Books
April 16, 2011 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, KY
*Author will be doing a presentation on food stage*
(Proceeds go to WKU Library)
H.O.R.S.E.S. Inc. Murder Mystery Dinner Party
March 26, 2011 6:00 p.m.
Calvert City Civic Center
991 E. 5th St.
Calvert City, KY
(Proceeds go to H.O.R.S.E.S. Inc.)
Kentucky Crafted Market
March 17-20, 2011 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Kentucky Fair Grounds
Louisville, KY
*Author will be doing a presentation on Food Stage*
(Proceeds go to Kentucky Arts Council
& Paducah Cooperative Ministry)
The Club at Spindletop Hall
December 19
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
3414 Ironworks Pike
Lexington, KY
(Proceeds go to Lexington Ronald McDonald House)
Hendron Homemakers
December 14, 10:00 a.m.
Luncheon Presentation
Hendron, KY
Lourdes Hospital
U.S 45
Paducah, KY
Dec. 9, 2010
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
(Fundraiser for Lourdes Auxiliary)
Trees of Life
Lexington Civic Center
Lexington, KY
Kidney Health Alliance of Kentucky Booth
This is a one time event held in conjunction with Kentucky Proud Market
Dec. 4, 2010
Hickman County Arts & Author's
December 4
9:00 a.m. to 1:00p.m.
Clinton Elementary School Gym
Clinton, KY
(Fundraiser for Hickman County Arts Council)
Kentucky Department of Libraries State Book Fair
Nov. 13 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Frankfort Convention Center
405 Metro St.
Frankfort KY
(Fundraiser for Kentucky Department of Libraries)
Princeton Art & Wine Festival
Oct. 16
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Main Street  in front of Priceton Art Guild
(Fundraiser for Princeton Arts Council)
Metropolis Blues & Ques
Oct. 8 & 9
10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Chamber of Commerce Booth in front of Hollywood Museum
(Fundraiser for Noel Neill Statue)
World Equestrian Games
Kentucky Experience Pavilion
Kentucky Horse Park
Lexington, KY
Sept. 28th 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
(Fundraiser For Kentucky Arts Council)