A Kitchen Table Conversation: Uncle Dan's Report Card

EVENT AND FORMAT:  Rainy Day Books’ Founder & President, Vivien Jennings, will join co-authors Barbara & Bob Unell in leading a first-ever “Kitchen Table Conversation” on getting back to teaching the simple, basic timeless healthy habits and values to children at home from toddlers to teens, at the heart of their new book, Uncle Dan’s Report Card.A taste of nostalgia will be yours with a jar of locally-grown jelly compliments of The Berry Nutty Farm to sweeten your night and everyday life of your family and our community.  The authors hope this free gift of your own kitchen-table goodness, as well as the stories of Uncle Dan’s Report Card, will inspire you to start your own “Kitchen Table Conversation” anew with your families and educators in your neighborhoods throughout our community.Gather your fellow parents, grandparents and teachers and come be part of this conversation with our community’s leaders (and parents, grandparents and teachers!): Adele Hall, nationally-recognized family and education advocate; Jerry Wyckoff, Ph.D., child and family psychologist; Dr. Gayden Carruth, Executive Director, Cooperating School Districts of Greater Kansas City, and Chair, Greater Kansas City Superintendents’ Forum of The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce; Tom Bloch, former CEO of H&R Block, co-founder of the University Academy, teacher and author; and Debby Ballard, Director of Community Affairs for Sprint.We will show a Preview Book Trailer, and hear from those seated around our “Kitchen Table”, as they share their experienced wisdom on how we can all pass on the universal lessons of personal responsibility, positive relationships, and self-discipline that raised “The Greatest Generation”, as Tom Brokaw invoked in his book by the same name, in raising the “next greatest generation”. The Conversation will be approximately one Hour.ABOUT THE AUTHORS:  As partners in business and in life, Barbara & Bob Unell have worked together for over 25 years, raising two children and creating multiple national publications and projects in the field of parenting and character education.  They also served as co-adjunct professors in the Communications Studies Department at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and serve as the co-directors of the national grassroots nonprofit organization, Back in the Swing USA, dedicated to improving and protecting the health of breast cancer survivors.  Barbara has spent the past the past 30 years as an author, media spokesperson and educator.  Her dozen parenting and school-based education books include: the guidebook Competency Based Teacher Education; Discipline Without Shouting or Spanking; Kindness is Contagious...Catch It! Guidebook; 20 Teachable Virtues; How to Discipline Your 6 to 12 Year Old Without Losing Your Mind, and Getting Your Child From No to Yes Without Nagging, Bribing or Threatening.  In 1984, Bob founded the advertising firm, Unell Associates, Inc.  In 2001, he fulfilled a childhood dream of being a cartoonist, by becoming the editorial cartoonist for The Kansas City Star’s, STAR Business Weekly. Uncle Dan’s Report Card is their first book they have written together.DATE & TIME:  Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 7:00 PMLOCATION:  Unity Temple on The Plaza, Sanctuary, 707 W 47th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64112ADMISSION PACKAGE:  $14.00 plus Sales Tax includes a copy of Uncle Dan's Report Card, one Stamped Admission Ticket and one Guest Admission Ticket.YES, WE SHIP SIGNED COPIES WORLDWIDE!  Order a signed copy below.  Your Order will ship within a day or two of the Author Event.  International customers, E-mail Mailbox@RainyDayBooks.com for a shipping quote.  We ship using United States Postal Service International Priority Mail.DISCLAIMER:  All Author Event sales are final and non-refundable.  Kansas Sales Tax is charged on all Orders, regardless of destination.  Unless otherwise indicated, Authors will only sign Books purchased from Rainy Day Books accompanied by an Stamped Admission Ticket.  Additional signed copies are available for purchase at our Author Event.  

Event date: 
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Unity Temple on The Plaza, Sanctuary
707 W 47th Street
64112 Kansas City
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