The 1,000-Mile Great Lakes Adventures

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Great Lakes Keynote Speaker

Loreen Niewenhuis is an author, adventurer, and dynamic speaker. 

She has completed a trilogy of 1,000-mile adventures exploring the Great Lakes and has authored three books about these adventures: 

A 1,000-Mile Walk on the Beach  [A Heartland Indie Bestseller]

A 1,000-Mile Great Lakes Walk   [Winner of the Great Lakes Great Reads Award] 

A 1,000-Mile Great Lakes Island Adventure  [Long-listed for the Chautauqua Prize]


To learn more about her work, or to engage her as a speaker, go to

in Portage, Michigan, chose a theme this year that is close to my heart:

That's the acronym used to remember the names of the Great Lakes (Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior).

Festival organizers (L>R): Co-Pastors Jerry and Janet,  and Sara Vogel 

 Here are a few of the entries into this year's juried art show:

This year was the sixth art festival focusing on the intersection of the environment and the arts.
I was honored to be the keynote speaker for this event.

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