Call 808 987-4473 to schedule an event
The Value of Friends
Family is family.
Friends are our only relationship of choice.
Discover WHY they are important to our health & well-being.

2020 at 1pm
Jan. 29 Real life Heroes
Feb. 25 Right, Wrong or Just Different?
March 25 Who are You, Really?
April 21 at 11am= Special talk TBA
April 29 The Kaizen Way
May 27 Outrageous Women in History
June 2 9:30am See you on the Radio
June 24- To-Do Lists
July 29 Ancient Aliens
Aug. 26 Extraordinary Origins

Register by calling 888 600-2560 or email
Swedish Death Cleaning
"A loved one wishes to inherit NICE things from you; not ALL things from you." Give your family the gift of a clean, organized, & simple life. Join in the discussion as we learn how to downsize our lives in a memorable way. Learn about fun projects that you can begin at any age.

Cultural Diversity
For successful communication & relating to others globally - you'll want to be in the know.

Finding Your Zen
Need a time-out from your busy, chaotic life? Are you stressed to the max? Need to recharge your batteries? Join us for a discussion on simple, helpful ways to rekindle the light in your heart.
Regularly Scheduled Events
GAME TIME with Jeanne
Join us for some fun! Test your knowledge or learn a thing or two in these brain-teasing sessions.
1-2pm (CST)
register by calling # 888 600-2560 or email
At time listed for the program, dial in from any phone...and enjoy. All calls are FREE!

2020 at 1pm
Feb. 12 Tall Tales or the Truth?
March 11 Movie Trivia
April 21- 11am= Special talk TBA
April 15 Brain Quest Challenge
May 13 Comedy Hour
June 10 Game of Knowledge
June 16 9:30am Movie Trivia
July 15 Christmas Trivia
Aug. 12 Word Dective
Events Open to the Public

Jeanne, aka Grandma, was on the radio Monday, Feb. 18
WCMY 1430AM/ link to interview on Swedish Death Cleaning page

Grandma Goes to Antarctica:
This is the true story of a 57-year-old grandmother who was stationed in Antarctica for 5 months as a contract worker for the National Science Foundation. (NSF)
Some notes from the second-graders of Thomas Jefferson Grade School:
Thank you for coming to our school. The book you wrote about Antartica is AWESOME!!! My favorit part is...well...all of it! I learned a lot of styff! You were great! Sincerely, Juliette
Thank you for coming to TJ I learned about at do not lye and you nevr give up and be Brave and tell the trut and be happy and have fun. Your friend, Joslyn
Thank you for coming to TJ! I learned how Antarctica is a hash place. And how cool Grandma's are! You inspiared me so much that Antaritca is the cool its place on Erath! Your firend, Breeorah
Thank you for coming to TJ! I learned you can go in a tobe under the ocean. can you come back next year? Your friend, Vinny

Grandma Goes to Hawaii (& Stays for 14 Years)
Grandma and her family leave the only neighborhood they have known to live on an island where they do not know anyone, do not have jobs, nor have their teenagers enrolled in school.
Why? Why not?

An American Version of Swedish Dreath Cleaning;
A Mission of Awareness

will only be available through
Prairie Fox Bookstore
719 LaSalle St.
Ottawa, IL 61350
City NewsStand
4018 N. Cicero Ave.
Chicago, IL 60641
at Jeanne's speaking events

Alsip-Merrionette Park Library
11960 S. Pulaski Rd.
Alsip, IL 60803
Swedish Death Cleaning
POSTPONED due to virus /March 31, 2020 at 6:30pm
Hanover Township
250 South IL Route 59
Bartlett, IL 60103
Aging Well Resource Fair ++
Swedish Death Cleaning
CANCELLED due to virus /April 16, 2020 10am-2pm

Geneseo Library
805 N. Chicago Ave.
Geneseo, IL 61254
Swedish Death Cleaning
postponed April 18, 2020 at 2pm
Green Hills Public Library District
10331 S. Interlochen Dr.
Palos Hills, IL 60465
Author Event: meet local authors
May 2, 2020 from 1-4pm
cancelled due to virus
Messenger Public Library
113 Oak Street
North Aurora, IL 60542
Swedish Death Cleaning
June 20, 2020 at 10am
Postponed due to virus
Bolingbrook Library
300 W. Briarcliff Rd.
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Grandma Goes to Antarctica
June 22, 2020 at 7pm
Niles-Maine Library
6960 Oakton St.
Niles, IL 60714
Swedish Death Cleaning
July 7, 2020 at 11am

Hanover Park Township
250 S. IL Rt. 59
Bartlett, IL 60103
Grandma Goes to Hawaii & Stays for 14 Years
Aug. 22, 2020 at 10:30am

Baldwin Library
Baldwin, Wisconsin 54002
September 24, 2020
3:30pm Grandma Goes to Antarctica
6:30pm  Swedish Death Cleaning

Cultural Diversity
Travel around the world with author, storyteller, & motivational speaker Jeanne Roppolo. View over 150 of her personal photos. Broaden your knowledge & understanding of our fellow human beings as we peer into various traditions & find our common ground.

The Trans-Siberian Railway Journey
Discover the ultimate in train travel! Accompany Jeanne Roppolo, raconteur & photo journalist, on a grand Road Scholar adventure as she rides the rails 5,000 miles through China, Mongolia, Siberia & Russia.

Swedish Death Cleaning
Learn about fun projects that you can begin at any age. By sharing a joyful walk down memory lane, your family will better understand the era in which you lived & loved. Make history go from a boring school subject to your family saga enriching future generations.