“Giving of our time is the most valuable commodity, for we can give it but can’t get it back.”

Looking Ahead…

March 17, 2023 – Personal Development Day – 2:00-3:00

Lindholm Building – Share writing experience with St. Luke’s Lutheran Church Staff

March 21, 2023 – Speaking Event and Book Signing – 5:00-7:30

Copper Rock Coffee Co, Appleton, WI – Shining Light in Dark Places

March 22, 2023 – Culture Event – 10:45-2:15

Horizons Elementary School, Appleton, WI – Share how writing can help heal you and how Leo loved life alongside his physical differences.

March 23, 2023 – Amazon Book Launch – All Day

Amazon – Release of Living Life with Leo, Spring Splendors

March 23, 2023 – Book Launch and Signing – 6:30-8:00

Martha Merrell’s Bookstore, Waukesha, WI – Join me to celebrate the release of Living Life with Leo, Spring Splendors. I will share with my guests the inspiration behind the book and also have signed copies to purchase

March 25, 2023 – Book Launch and signing – 12:00-2:00

Inclusion Coffee Company, Hartland, WI – Come join me in this welcoming environment and purchase your signed copy of Living Life with Leo Spring Splendors. Stay and enjoy breakfast and a coffee while supporting this local business. Inclusion is celebrating their one year anniversary between 9 and 12 if you’d like to stop by sooner.

April 6, 2023 – High Interest Day – 1:15-3:15

Summit View Elementary School – I am honored to be one of the speakers to participate in High Interest Day to help influence the minds of our youth

April 14, 2023 – All School Assembly – 10:30-1:30

Hawthorne Elementary School – Breath of Light has the amazing opportunity to share Living Life with Leo and the inspiration behind the series with the students

April 18, 2023 – Read Aloud – 1:00-3:30

Friess Lake Elementary School, Hubertus, WI – Breath of Light has the amazing opportunity to share the inspiration behind the series, Living Life with Leo and read aloud to the students

April 19, 2023 – Book Club – 1:00-3:00

Location TBD – Gathering with a local book club to discuss details of my book, “I See Jesus’  This time will give the readers an opportunity to ask further questions and reflect on the impact the book had on them

May 8, 2023 – Speaking Event – 6:30-8:30

St. Williams Catholic Parish, Waukesha, WI – I have the pleasure of returning to St. Williams and be joined by guests from the Waukesha Catholic Community to share my story and provide an opportunity to purchase a signed copy of my books

May 12, 2023 – Read Aloud – Time TBD

St. John’s Lutheran School, Mayville, WI – I have the pleasure of sharing the inspiration behind my series, Living Life with Leo and read aloud to the students

In Case You Missed It…

February 13, 2023 – Read Aloud – 9:00-10:30

Prairie View Elementary School-Share Living Life with Leo

January 22-23, 2023 | St. Anthony’s On the Lake

January 11, 2023 | Morning Blend | 9 AM airtime

TMJ4 hosts Tiffany Ogle to discuss coping with loss and grief

December 7, 2022 | God-Led Life Podcast | 10-11:30 AM

December 3, 2022 | Step Into the Light | 9-12 PM

Hosted by the Catholic Community of Waukesha at St. William’s Church

December 1, 2022 | Christmas by Candlelight | 6-8:30 PM

Women’s Ministry 14th Annual Christmas by Candlelight Event

November 21, 2022 | Meadowbrook Elementary | 9-11 AM

Read aloud to the entire school where students can meet the author and find the cardinal hidden within the pages of ‘Living Life with Leo’

November 4, 2022 | Pewaukee School District | 9-11:30 AM

Read aloud of ‘Living Life with Leo’ featuring activities creating cardinals, stories, and leaf-press books with Kindergarten through Second Grade students

November 1, 2022 | Making Lemonade Podcast | 10-11 AM

Hosted by Wit and Kels, their podcast focuses on families with special needs

October 28-29, 2022 | Book Table

FEW annual conference held at the Brookfield Conference Center

October 28, 2022 | Book Signing at Mama D’s Coffee

Intimate gathering for book discussion at a local coffee shop

October 27, 2022 | How to Write Your Story Speaking Event

Hillcrest Elementary School teachers listened to Diane speak on the process of writing her story and why it’s important to write yours as well

October 26, 2022 | Book Signing at Delafield Brewhaus

Celebration of Diane being recognized as a two-time #1 best selling author

October 14, 2022 | FEW Forum X Talk: Make God Bigger

Hosted By: The Fellowship of Extraordinary Women

October 4, 2022 | Coffee with Kim

Hosted By: Kimberly Krueger

October 1, 2022 | ‘I See Jesus’ Published

Memoir published for release! Get your copy today!

September 29, 2022 | Summit View Family Night

Book reading for students and parents at their annual family event

September 24, 2022 | Living Life with Leo Book Launch

Meet Diane and have your book signed at Inclusion Coffee

September 23, 2022 | Book Reading at Summit View

Diane spoke in front of groups of students to showcase how to write a story

September 22, 2022 | Living Life with Leo Book Launch

Meet Diane and have your book signed at Martha Merrell’s Books

September 6, 2022 | Article by Faith Rae

‘Living Life With Leo’ features Diane Nienas in the Waukesha County Freeman. Waukesha mom produces series of books dedicated to adventures with late son.

September 2, 2022 | ‘Living Life with Leo’ Published

Autumn Adventures edition published for release! Get your copy today!

May 13, 2022 | Mother’s Day FEW Forum

Hosted By: The Fellowship of Extraordinary Women

May 8, 2022 | Milwaukee’s Philanthropic Community

Listen to a portion of the radio broadcast including Diane Nienas, Katy’s Kloset, and Independence First as they discuss the process of making things possible for those with special needs. Hosted by Ellenbecker Investment Group.

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