Past Batavia Event: VOL 15

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VOL 15

May 16, 2019
@ Island View Banquets (at Batavia VFW)

Ever the Twain Shall Meet

Relax. Listen. Talk. Connect

Island View Banquets (at Batavia VFW)
645 South River Street (Illinois Route 25)

General Admission

Tickets in Advance: $5.00 at

Tickets at Door: $5.00 (cash only)


Food by The Market at Gaetano's and Batavia Popcorn Depot

Doors open at 5:30 pm
Food and beverage sales begin at 5:30 pm
Show starts at 7:00 pm

Master of Ceremonies

Dani Hollis

Featured Presentations 

Richard Flint
Mark Twain's Politics

Joan Forsberg
The Wreck of the Griffon: The Greatest Mystery of the Great Lakes

Dr. Selma S. Gladney, DAOM, L.Ac.
Normal Is Not Optimal

Dan Hoefler
Hollywood Serves in World War II

Maureen O'Brien
Choosing to Be an Everyday Shero!

Jay Payleitner
30 Books and Counting

George H. Scheetz
The Biggest Game of the Season

Kimberly A. Svevo-Cianci, Ph.D.
Why Health Equity Can Change Children’s Worlds:
An Intergenerational Approach to Support Families


George H Scheetz
Librarian / Executive Director, Batavia Public Library District in Batavia (Illinois)
Dan Hoefler
retired educator in Batavia
Jay Payleitner
Best-selling author, National speaker, self-employed in St. Charles, IL
Selma Gladney
Doctor of Acupuncture, The Emperor's Medicine in Naperville
Joan Forsberg
writer, maritime historian, speaker, underwater videographer, Seawolf Communications in West Chicago
Maureen O'Brien
CEO, O'Brien & Son, Inc. and Global Wisdom and Leadership Forum in Batavia