JT Blatty, author of the forthcoming memoir Snapshots Sent Home (Elva Resa, 2023), will read excerpts from her manuscript and talk about her photojournalist exhibit “Front Line, Peace Life” during Bastion Community of Resilience’s Veterans Experience Project (VEP). Sponsored by Got Your Six, a Bob Woodruff Foundation Initiative, VEP takes place Friday, November 11, 2022, 10 AM–6 PM Central, at Gallier Hall, 545 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans. JT takes the main stage at 1:30 PM. Her exhibit shares the stories of Ukrainian volunteer soldiers fighting to preserve their country’s democracy.
Lizann Lightfoot, author of Open When: Letters of Encouragement for Military Spouses, will be a panelist speaker at the International Association of Movers (IAM) Conference in Orlando, Florida, on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, 10:30–11:30 AM Eastern. The panel is part of a new IAM military track, where professional moving companies can learn more about the details and specific challenges of military moves.
Lizann Lightfoot, author of Open When: Letters of Encouragement for Military Spouses, will present a workshop called "Share Your Story: Using Military Life to Connect With Your Customers" at the virtual National Military Spouse Network (NMSN) Milspouse Career Summit on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, at 5 PM CDT. The interactive virtual workshop will air on Facebook Live, streaming on the NMSN Facebook page. The summit is led by NMSN founder Sue Hoppin, coauthor of Stories Around the Table: Laughter, Wisdom, and Strength in Military Life.