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Power to Be Tea 2014

May 10, 2014 – The Power to Be Tea 2014

Join Valerie Still at the Power To Be Tea on Saturday, May 10, 2014 from 11 am – 2 pm at Trump National Golf Club.  The panelists includes legendary Broadcast Pioneer Trudy Haynes, Carol’s Daughter Founder Lisa Price, Legendary Basketball Player & Sports Commentator Valerie Still of OWN’s “Mom’s Got Game”, Conquering Hell in High Heels Founder …

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March 18, 2014 – 2014 NAIA D1 Women’s Basketball Tournament Banquet of Champions

  Valerie Still will be the featured speaker for the 2014 NAIA Division 1 Banquet of Champions at the Frankfort Convention Center in Frankfort, KY March 18, 2014.  The event starts at 6:30pm.  For more information click http://www.naia.org/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=205337136  

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MOM’S GOT GAME – Every Saturday on Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) at 10pm (EST)

Valerie Still is a cast member of a new reality TV show premiering on Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) on January 18, 2014 at 10pm (EST).  Tune in every Saturday evening.  For more information visit oprah.com

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January 14 and 15, 2014 – Capitol Hill Event “Make Slavery History! Free the Dalits”

The Still family has been invited as one of America’s most prominent African American Legacy Families to a two-day convocation to collectively support and register our firm opposition to the continuation of modern enslavement of the Dalit people of India. Valerie Still will be the Still family representative for this two-day event.  On January 14, 2014 …

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Author Valerie Still and Kentucky's First Lady Jane Beshear at the 2013 Kentucky Book Fair

November 16, 2013 – 32nd Annual Kentucky Book Fair

Valerie Still has been invited again to participate in the Kentucky Book Fair. She was one of the best-selling authors at the event last year. The Kentucky Book Fair, Inc. attracts writers of all genres and patrons of all walks of life in a celebration of shared passion and mutual interest—the importance and promotion of …

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November 15, 2013 – 3rd Annual Children’s Day (Kentucky Book Fair)

Valerie Still will be at the Kentucky Book Fair’s  3rd Annual Children’s Day on Friday, Nov. 15th, from 9 to 1:30 p.m.    Over 40 authors will be in attendance.  She will meet and greet kids and offer her books for sale.

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November 12, 2013 – NPR Interview on WUKY (FM 91.3)

The University Press of Kentucky has invited Valerie Still to appear on “Curtains@8” on WUKY-FM on Tuesday, Nov. 12 from 8-9pm.  The interview will be live and in-studio.  Valerie will be discussing her upcoming appearance at the Kentucky Book Fair and her current projects and publications. Host Nick Lawrence features interesting guests from the central …

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October 18, 2013 – Kentucky Reading Association Author/Illustrator Reception

  For the past five years, as part of the annual fall conference, the Kentucky Reading Association has sponsored an become a very popular part of the conference. The upcoming Kentucky Reading Association annual conference will be held October 18-19, 2013 in Lexington, KY at the Hyatt Regency Hotel.  Valerie Still will be a special guest at the Author/Illustrator Reception and …

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June 20, 2013 – Radio Interview (Louisville’s Sports Radio 790)

Valerie Still will be the mystery guest on the Joe B. and Denny Show on  WKRD 790 radio in Louisville Kentucky at 11am, June 20th.  Call in to talk to her, 1-877-560-7900.

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June 21, 2013 – Camden High School Commencement Ceremony

Valerie Still will be the commencement speaker for the 2013 Camden High School Graduation.  The ceremony will begin at 5:00 – 7:00pm in the school’s gymnasium.  Valerie attended Camden High School as a freshman, sophomore and junior. Although she graduated from Cherry Hill High School East in 1979, Valerie, born and raised in Camden, NJ, is proud and …

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June 14, 2013 – Palmyra High School Commencement Ceremony

Valerie Still will be the commencement speaker for the 2013 Palmyra High School Graduation. This is a tremendous honor for Valerie because she will be honoring her mother Gwendolyn, who was a 1949 Palmyra High School graduate.  For more information please contact Amy Fanrak at (856) 786-9400 ext. 3157.

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May 19-22, 2013 – Louisville Legends Open

Valerie Still will be honored by the Louisville Sports Commission in Louisville, Kentucky on May 19, 2013, she will also attend the Louisville Legends Open golf tournament on May 20, 2013.  Books can be purchased during this visit. For more information about the Louisville Legends Open visit their website at www.louisvillesports.org or visit their Facebook page, Louisville Legends Open.

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April 11, 2013 – Taunton Forge School Visit (NJ)

Valerie Still will be in Medford New Jersey to visit with 3rd – 5th grade students from 9am-11am on Thursday April 11, 2013.  Books can be purchased during this visit. School Site: Taunton Forge School 32 Evergreen Trail Medford, NJ 08055

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March 22, 2013 – Camden Women’s History Luncheon

Valerie Still will attend  and speak at the Women’s History Luncheon presented by Camden City Schools, District Parent Center and District Parent Advisory Council.   The event will take place at Dudley Family School 2250 Berwick St. Camden, NJ 08105 from 9:30am- 1:00pm.  Among the honorees will be Mayor of Camden, NJ, Dana Redd.  For more information please contact …

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Author Valerie Still with scholar/collector Charles L. Blockson

February 23, 2013 – Still Evolving: Still Fighting for Freedom (Medford, NJ)

The Dr. James Still Preservation Project is pleased to invite you to “Still Evolving:  Still Fighting for Freedom” an Educational Symposium on The Still Family.  The event will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00p.m. at Medford Leas Theater, One Medford Leas Way Medford, New Jersey 08055. Valerie Still will be doing …

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February 10, 2013 – Sundays at the Society (Camden, NJ)

The Camden County Historical Society invites you to join South Jersey native and children’s book author Valerie Still on Sunday, February 10, from 2-4 p.m. for it Sundays at the Society Program.  For more information visit, the Camden County Historical Society at www.cchsnj.com.  Valerie will provide a presentation on the Still family history, discuss her youth …

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February 3, 2013 – Lexington, KY

Valerie Still will be in Lexington Kentucky for book signings on February 3, 2013 for the release of Volume Two of Still Alive on the Underground Railroad: At Joseph Beth Bookseller in Lexington Green from 11am-1pm. At the University of Kentucky women’s basketball game.  Game starts at 2pm, she will be available in the main corridor before the game and …

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May 15, 2012 School Visit

Valerie Still will be in Liberty Missouri to visit with 5th grade students from 10-11am on May 15, 2012.  Books can be purchased during this visit. School Site: Shoal Creek Elementary School 9000 NE Flintlock Rd. Kansas City, Missouri 64157    

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March 8, 2012 School Visit

Valerie Still will be in Liberty Missouri to visit with 2nd grade students from 11am-12pm on March 8, 2012.  Books can be purchased during this visit. School Site: Franklin Elementary School 201 West  Mill Street Liberty, Missouri 64068

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Author's first booksigning at Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Lexington, KY


Valerie R. Still will be in Lexington, Kentucky the following dates and times for the release of “Still Alive on the Underground Railroad.”  You may purchase books and meet the author at the following places: January 28, 2012 – Joseph Beth Bookstore at Lexington Green – 12-2pm January 28, 2012 – Wildcat Wearhouse in Fayette …

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