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 http://www.laketrek.com/great-lakes-speaker/
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.